After much progress, we raised the drop ceiling, added recessed lights, refinished the cabinets in a  "greige"  & added crown molding, refinished the island's butcher block top & painted the cabinet a contrasting off white, installed new granite counters, a new faucet, new hinges, and new appliances including: stainless steel microwave/oven combo, new beverage fridge and smooth cooktop. The brick herringbone backsplash is not complete, but is getting close and the under-counter lighting, will be complete when the additional recessed lights are connected.

Now, we've got to pick pendants that will hang over the island. The goal was to create a very neutral, transitional space that would complement a variety of decors. However, the pendants hanging over the butcher block island with breakfast bar will be the "jewelry" of the kitchen. Which one should we pick??

Choices for Island Pendant Choices for Island Pendant

Please tell my seller what you think via email, text or reply from my Facebook Page!

The goal: a fresh, modern & neutral space with broad appeal to buyers. Let us know by 12P tomorrow (4/5/15) so we can order those pendants and get them installed ASAP!!


Here's the recent progression of our work:

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Still to do: replace the window (again!), cabinet touch ups, finish the wet bar, finish the lighting & LOTS of other little details.

The End Result:

One. Happy. Seller. The paint was barely dry and the photos barely processed when we listed this house for sale at $490K on 5/22/15- Memorial Day weekend. We had showings immediately an open house with 40+ groups of visitors through and were able to pick up 2 cash offers by 5/26. We closed the sale on 6/29/15 for $480K cash.  The house actually closed before her bill was due and payable... not bad.


Several others got the same treatment. If you'd like to know you can have similar success, call/text/email me and we can work up a customized plan just for you and your homes!


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