Interior Design Big Sky, MT

Big Sky, MT Interior Design Redo

Sometimes we get real excited and go out and do something out of the norm! This is our 2nd home that we have purchased out of foreclosure to redo. We look for a home that has good bones that is outdated and maybe been neglected the last few years. Then we get after the Interior Design part of it! We knock out walls to open the floor plan, widen doors, give it new flooring and carpeting. New architectural accents with porch downstairs, shutters and window seat in master. Then finish it with new paint, new lighting, new front deck and new landscaping. It turned out very nice and has had rave reviews from Realtors in Big Sky. This home is in the Aspengrove neighborhood of Big Sky, MT. From an interior design standpoint this is the type neighborhood that we think anyone would love to live in. Quiet, wildlife, off the beaten path but still has great access to the mountain and town. The house is set off from the road a good distance, set in it’s own forest of pine trees with good views. You will see moose, elk, deer and maybe a bear or two. The goal as an Interior Designer was to have the house fit in to the natural surroundings of Big Sky. It needed to accent what was already put there by Mother Nature. All the feedback is that we did a good job in doing that on this Big Sky, MT redo! Please feel free to contact us if you have a home in Big Sky, MT that needs a loving touch!

 

Can your Interior Designer help you make Money on Redoing a House?

Can you increase the value of a home by freshening, redesigning or changing the Interior Design before putting it on the market? As an Interior Designer in Big Sky we can only speak about SW Montana and from previous experience in Dallas, Tx but we definitely have seen it pay off time and again.

Let me ask you this. If you go into a home that has tastes that are several decades old versus a home that is up to date and furnished well, which are you going to drive a harder bargain for. One appeals to you and the other you know you will need to spend money to get it to the level you want. I know there are many factors that affect this decision such as location, needs, etc…but all things being equal putting a house on the market that is updated and shows well brings more money and sells it sooner than the other end of the spectrum. Over the last 18 months we have been asked by several realtors in Big Sky to freshen up a house that has been on the market for a while. Every time the Big Sky house sold quickly after putting it back on the market with the sell price being fairly close to the listing price. Coincidence? We don’t believe so! A redesign of at least part of the house gives buyers a vision and reduces some unknowns that affect home value. You certainly have to spend your money wisely but doing one or two rooms can change how buyers view the home.

The biggest rooms to consider are kitchen, den, master and master bathroom. Is it foolproof? No, but our experience is if you have two homes of comparable size and locale and one shows good taste in design and one does not it becomes easier for most buyers to trust what they see versus what they may not be able to picture.

Many times adding one accent or changing a few things that are out of date gives you an advantage over the rest of the competition in the market. At Tatom Design, we aren’t Realtors. They are the experts. We can only go by what we are being asked to do and what we have seen happen after helping a home become more desirable.

If you have a home in Big Sky or are looking at purchasing one and looking for Interior Design help, please feel free to email or call us to discuss your project! We would love to help! Also, please visit our Facebook page and give us a Like if you like what you see. You can also follow us on Twitter under @TatomDesign!