96-Year-Old Sells House. When She Opens Door Buyers Freak Out
19.Too much of a good thing?
Gladys and Carla could appreciate how much care Joyce had clearly put into decorating every room, with all of the metallic wallpaper, coordinating carpets and curtains, and matching upholstered seating sets. But as they went from room to room, they started to suspect that they might have a problem.
As Joyce took Gladys and Carla through her home, the sisters initial shock at stepping back in time wore off and they realized something – the décor was overwhelmingly feminine. Even though they suspected that any possible purchaser would refurbish the house, perception and presentation is a key part of any sale. Would it appeal to enough people?