Paint – Try a fresh coat

Often overlooked for the dramatic effect it can have on any living environment, RE/MAX has learned that simple repainting of walls gives you a 29% return on the dollar over the average. Whether you go neutral with splashes of colour or warm and dramatic, trends for 2006 include a mix of strong colours, mixed with nature inspired neutrals and energy colours like orange, aqua, sage and blue, along with neutral palates leaning toward bisque, fawn, gray and walnut.