Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Decorator can do final touches.(Homestyle)

Byline: Rick Nathanson Journal Staff Writer

Company is coming. Total strangers, actually. They're not coming to see you, of course; it's your house they want to check out.

You've tried to give your humble abode some of that "curb appeal" the real estate agents talk about. You've slapped on a new coat of paint. You've even spruced up the inside of the house.

But is that enough to convince buyers that your house could feel like their home?

Before guests step foot inside, consider having an interior decorating service do a walk-through.

"Most of the time, what you already have works fine if the furniture is placed in the room so that it provides a comfortable area for conversation," said Monette McCallum. …

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