Let the light in

By Louis DeNicola, Cheapism | July 22, 2016


Natural light can lift moods and make rooms dazzle. Kate Ziegler, a real estate agent with Arborview Realty in Boston, says dirty windows affect the amount of light entering the home and need to be cleaned. “Buyers will notice the darker feel,” she says, “especially on a sunny summer day.” In addition to a good cleaning, Ziegler shares an insider tip: “Consider maximizing that light by hanging mirrors as well — the space will feel larger and brighter, and buyers will be less likely to resent being inside rather than at the beach.”

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