This NewHomeSource piece from Sarah Ristorcelli can serve as training for new home sales associates on how to talk interiors with prospective and current customers.
The analysis looks at the issues of safety, prevailing color palette trends, personalization tactics, and whether buyers would best consider doing the painting themselves or not. Ristorcelli writes:
When looking for colors, you can find inspiration anywhere. “You can use a piece of fabric, a painting or your favorite foods and choose colors from there,” Marsh says. “Even a favorite vacation spot and the colors from that area can inspire you. Or you could use the colors from your garden.” Even a stunning photo or book cover can get you thinking about how colors would work in a room.