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Poll--Is my house too pink?

Old 03-07-2016, 03:24 PM
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We just listed this house for sale in Marathon and can't seem to get a straight answer from anyone. So I am turning to the collective wisdom of my fellow THT members.

From the perspective of a potential buyer, is this color a turn off?
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Old 03-07-2016, 03:32 PM
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I'd add a little more salmon color. However its a big plus that you have no grass.
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Speaking for myself, I wouldn't consider the color a major point... Repainting in another color isn't a big deal...

I'd rather have had grass instead of the pebbles...
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I would re-paint if I was buying it. How does it blend with others on the street?
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I would re-paint if I was buying it. How does it blend with others on the street?
Haha remember when my house used to be pink
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It's just paint if they can afford the house they can afford a few more dollars to repainted. Can't make everyone happy.

But I would change the color
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Old 03-07-2016, 04:06 PM
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Did you or the wife pick that color out?
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I'm rocking a light purple house, just bought it....and I'm a single 27 year old guy...
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Old 03-07-2016, 04:11 PM
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The color is fine if it's in the Bahamas, Bermuda or a US Caribbean neighborhood.
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Wow...... it is the Keys, but no biggy, most people who are interested would re paint it and figure that in on their offer if they didn't like. IMO
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Old 03-07-2016, 04:22 PM
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Don't give it a thought. It's the Keys. If the paints in good shape I believe is more important. A re-paint is often done regardless of Color. Someone ELSE wants a different color. A well prepared and applied paint job is FAR more important than the color.
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My guess is many buyers in the Keys are males looking for fishing vacation homes... I could be wrong btw

and Pink would turn me off a bit... but for a few bucks it can be painted ... I would personally have gone with a more neutral color ... Light mustard/yellow,,, tan, etc

And throw a few of those decorative storm shutters over the windows .. it will add to the curb appeal and not make the place look so box like..



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Pepto-retro. Love it!
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Old 03-07-2016, 04:36 PM
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Paint the door a different color and i think it would look better it would help tone the pink a little
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Old 03-07-2016, 04:48 PM
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Pepsi pink definitely is an eye-catcher, in the wrong way.

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And throw a few of those decorative storm shutters over the windows .. it will add to the curb appeal and not make the place look so box like..

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Agree totally. Would probably add a couple grand to your eventual sale price.

Little bit of a shelter/porch roof over the front door might be good, too. So would a row of those solar-powered yard lights (in white, if they exist) running up the edge of the driveway.

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It's just a box to sleep in and keep your stuff. You just happen to have a pink one. No big deal. I'd buy it and leave it as is if the paint is in good shape.
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If I really liked the house I would buy it! Then I would re-paint....
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I think it looks fun. My wife would love it.
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Real men can wear pink...
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Originally Posted by ljk View Post
From the perspective of a potential buyer, is this color a turn off?
I don't care for it. If I loved the rest of the house, I would factor in the cost of a re-paint in my offer.
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