Everyday Americans are now feeling the effects of inflation, which rose 5.3% in August compared to the same period in 2020.
Households earning the median US annual income of $ 70,000 now spend an additional $ 175 per month on food, shelter and fuel due to inflation, said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics. New York Post.
Dollar Tree, Inc. even recently announced that it would add more products priced above $ 1, citing rising costs and positive consumer feedback on the company’s testing with more expensive products.
But, even with the prices rising, realtors can still find deals in dollar stores that can be useful for an exhibit or an open house – from furniture and decor to the bottle of hand sanitizer. necessary – without breaking the bank.
Here are 30 ideas to get you started.
Give the laundry room a ripe look for a new load of laundry with this stylish and functional basket. (Price varies by location at Dollar General.)
This blanket will exude luxury at the end of any staged bed. ($ 27 at Dollar General)
Give bathrooms a touch of class with this faux marble soap dispenser and soap dish. ($ 5 and $ 3 at Dollar General)
Treat your guests to a set of champagne flutes and a bottle of chilled champagne artfully presented on the kitchen island. ($ 1 each for glasses, $ 1 for ice bucket at Dollar Tree)
Agents who are very inspired might want to do a quick window treatment installation inside a home, and these black decorative curtain rods will do the trick. ($ 10 to the family dollar)
These ivory sheer window panels will easily refresh a dull living room. ($ 5 to the family dollar)
Place this throw on an armchair by the fireplace with battery operated candles nearby and potential buyers won’t want to leave. ($ 18 at Dollar General)
Set an inviting dining table with these eye-catching dinner plates. ($ 2 each at Family Dollar)
To create a striking table setting, add these solid and elegant black ceramic bowls to complement these striped plates. ($ 1 each at Family Dollar)
These colorful runners will warm up any room, from hallway to bedroom. (Price varies by location at Family Dollar.)
Complete the living room setting with a pair of quick end tables, perfect for accent lamps or a vase filled with fresh flowers. ($ 18 for two at Family Dollar)
A bookcase is a great place for plants and other decorative items to make a room more welcoming. (Price varies by location at Family Dollar.)
Add this floor lamp to any room that suffers from severe overhead lighting to make the space more welcoming to potential buyers. ($ 12 at Family Dollar)
These scented wax holders bring a decorative touch and a fresh aroma to any room. ($ 1 each at Dollar Tree)
A must-have for any type of home exhibition or open house, these portable bottles with fruity scents are sure to please buyers. ($ 1 each at Dollar Tree)
Make your home a little more artistic with these colorful candles that will create a fun yet calming ambiance. ($ 1 each at Dollar Tree)
Make potential buyers Zen and ready to say “yes” to your ad with these calming Buddhas in the garden. ($ 1 each at Dollar Tree)
Show potential buyers how they might organize an entryway or store children’s items in a mud room with these handy, kid-friendly buckets. ($ 1 each at Dollar Tree)
Pick up discount flowers at a local grocery store and place a few in one of these vases to add a splash of fresh color to a kitchen or dining room. ($ 1 each at Dollar Tree)
Place this cage accent lamp on an end table for extra light and a little personality in your ad. ($ 7 at Dollar General)
Don’t forget the lampshade! ($ 5 at Dollar General)
This earthy door mat adds texture and style to an affordable space. ($ 10 at Dollar General)
Help potential buyers (and yourself) keep track of things with this functional and cute calendar. ($ 5 at Dollar General)
Keep things light in the kitchen with a fun and courageous floor mat. ($ 10 at Dollar General)
You never have enough greenery. Give potential buyers a sense of calm by bringing some outdoors indoors with these succulents. ($ 0.50 at Dollar General)
This shiny decorative pillow will add sparkle to any sofa or lounge chair. ($ 10 at Dollar General)
Spice up a home office space with this lantern that evokes summers by the sea. ($ 10 at Dollar General)
This rug has a dual function of welcoming guests as they walk through the door, as well as dismissing them at the end of their visit. ($ 10 at Dollar General)
Writer’s Note: Some items listed are only available in store, not online. In addition, some items require a minimum number of purchases to be able to purchase them online.
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