by Dan Wolf
on Thursday, February 6th, 2014 at 6:01am.
Paint and color can take an Alaska house for sale from good to great. Just adding a pop of paint can actually make a home more modern without doing any renovations.
When looking for a house for sale in Alaska this year, buyers were attracted to certain colors including grays, whites and golds.
Here are a few of the most popular home colors this year:
Alaska House For Sale: 8 Popular Home Colors
#1 Gray - The color gray hit the scene in 2012 and has been the hottest home color this year. Pair that with landscape of Alaska and you have one stunning piece of home art.
#2 White - In fashion black is the go to color. In real estate, white never goes out of style. When buying an Alaska house for sale, white is a great options because it offers buyers a blank canvas. But white does not work everywhere. It looks the best when there are plenty of windows and natural light coming in.
#3 Emerald Green - Pantone named Emerald the #1 color of the year. When an Alaska house for sale uses this color it oozes elegance, luxury and royalty. This color is a great choice when trying to make any room look more expensive.
#4 Dark Teal - A darker shade of teal, combined with white and gay or deep orange will bring any room to life. When decorating a recently purchase home in Anchorage, try channeling your inner peacock. The colors found on the bird are great color schemes to base your home on.
#6 Dark Purple - Deep and luxurious dark purples popped up across not just one Alaska house for sale, but many around Anchorage. This color not only sparks imagination, but like Emerald, gives a luxurious and elegant feel to your room.
#7 Chocolate - Rich and brown, chocolate is another top home color of 2013. The key to using this right, and attracting buyers to an Alaska house for sale, is to pair it with bright colors. Don't do your entire home and décor in chocolate! Pair it with bright colors and that will add depth and warmth to your home.
#8 Gold - Gold is great inside, but seems the color really picked up as an exterior option for homes across the world. Gold, like white never goes out of style and looks great on the outside of your home. Choose a softer hue for a rich looking appearance.