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flamingyouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-11-03 01:04 PM
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6. We recarpeted our condo
And we got our full asking price on the day it went on the market. I don't know how much the carpet itself played a role in our lucky break, but I would try to do it, if at all possible.

If you can afford it, just get some basic beige carpet. We invested $2000 in our little condo, but I feel it was worth it.

Good luck!
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  -To carpet or not to carpet? A house selling question. TNDemo  Oct-11-03 12:53 PM   #0 
  - STEAM CLEAN  trotsky   Oct-11-03 12:56 PM   #1 
  - Carpeting eliminates allergy-prone homebuyers.  blm   Oct-11-03 12:58 PM   #2 
  - Steam Clean  bratcatinok   Oct-11-03 12:58 PM   #3 
  - I'd wait  Catshrink   Oct-11-03 12:59 PM   #4 
  - Having owned and sold 7 houses I would say always make it look good.  izzie   Oct-11-03 12:59 PM   #5 
  - We recarpeted our condo  flamingyouth   Oct-11-03 01:04 PM   #6 
  - What do the floors look like underneath?  realFedUp   Oct-11-03 01:08 PM   #7 
  - depending on the size of the rooms  Corgigal   Oct-11-03 01:11 PM   #8 
  - Offer $x.000 allowance for carpeting in the sale price.  morningglory   Oct-11-03 02:26 PM   #9 
  - As an appraiser, I tell people to only put in base value to sell. Don't  MrsGrumpy   Oct-11-03 02:36 PM   #10 
  - Well...I've installed for 32 years...  OneTwentyoFive   Oct-11-03 05:58 PM   #11 
  - If you've got hardwood floors underneath, that's a strong selling point...  rezmutt   Oct-11-03 06:15 PM   #12 
  - If you do, replace it with good stuff  Nikia   Oct-11-03 06:20 PM   #13 
  - Hi TNDemo!  Coventina   Oct-11-03 06:27 PM   #14 
  - Right. Steam clean, pretend you dropped the price enough to cover  radwriter0555   Oct-11-03 06:30 PM   #15 

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