This is a very personal thing. However, I have been doing selling and making home additions and can provide advise what you need to get your home noticed.
San Jose is no longer a new city as before. Therefore there are places where you need to spend money to upgrade the interior to attract buyers. People are looking for open space floor plan, newer kitchen, hardwood or tiled floor. Gone are the popcorn ceiling and vinyl flooring. A little new features go a lot of ways.
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