Sharon Altier, SFR, Your Real Estate Partner (Lawton Realty Group, Inc.)

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Jeff Dowler, CRS
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I'm no designer but I'd go with consistency and change out the spindles for wrought iron. But if budget is an issue, find a different chandelier

Aug 08, 2016 11:52 PM
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Barbara Todaro
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I'm not a designer, but I'd rip out the railings are install wrought iron....or change the chandelier....depends on how deep one's pockets are!!!

Aug 08, 2016 11:46 PM
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Chrissi Chapman Topoleski
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Personally, I love the look of the wrought iron, and it would tie into the chandelier nicely.

Aug 08, 2016 11:44 PM
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Jennifer Mackay
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Sounds like my entry way exactly

I would just leave the rails myself

However, mine leads to a landing not a great room - if it were me and I had a great room stair case, I would strip the paint and have the rail and spindles oak stained/varnished

Aug 09, 2016 11:42 PM
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Sharon,

I would have to see the whole place, before saying anything.  It depends.  A pciture would have helped.  A

Aug 09, 2016 12:34 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
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I'd put in the wrought iron... it will update the house for sure.

Aug 09, 2016 12:21 AM
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Mary Yonkers
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Use same theme throughout is my opinion so I vote with Chrissi Chapman Topoleski 

Aug 08, 2016 11:49 PM
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It likely will depend on personal preference and budget.   

Aug 08, 2016 11:48 PM
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Praful Thakkar
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Sharon Altier, SFR - consistency is the key - all of the same is what I like. (Though I have heard some people love contrast!)

However, I do not have the best taste when it comes to designing....

Aug 10, 2016 03:32 PM
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Tamra Lee Ulmer
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hmmm..that doesn't seem to match when I visualize it but maybe it really looks much better in the real. What a unique mix. I think with Oak Rails and white spindels, maybe Oak Chandelier or Elk Horn type of Chandelier would be better. Or...the other way around..wrought iron rails to match wrought iron chandelier...Let us know how this turns!

Aug 10, 2016 08:14 AM
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Jessie Cochran
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Sounds like a high end home? I would remove the paint from the spindles and go natural oak all the way up

Aug 10, 2016 12:19 AM
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Patricia Kennedy
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I'm not a fan of iron spindles.  

Aug 09, 2016 02:35 PM
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Evelyn Johnston
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No official training in design, but I think it should be consistant. It would be a more finished look.

Aug 09, 2016 02:29 PM
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Debbie Laity
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I would really have to see the room, but I'm thinking changing the spindles to iron would be a very nice touch. 

Aug 09, 2016 01:56 PM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
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I am no designer ... what Chrissi Chapman Topoleski said. 

Aug 09, 2016 12:24 PM
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Kathleen Luiten
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Change the spindels.

Aug 09, 2016 11:45 AM
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Sharon, my first thought is to do something with the stairs.  A 22ft chanelier isn't that hard to change out, just need some scafolding, a ladder and a handyman who isn't afraid of heights.  My investor's crew just did that in under 30 minutes.

 

Ideally, I'd recommend getting a good stager/designer in there to get the vibe of the house and make recommendations.  Hard to judge based on words alone.

Aug 09, 2016 03:43 AM
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Andrzej Niemyjski
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I would say it all depends what sells more in the area.  I would look for similar homes sold comps and try to determine the better option.

Aug 09, 2016 01:26 AM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
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Go with the wrought iron for the spindles. I have also seen the handrail painted black and it looked fantastic and and very contemporary and blended great with dark wrought iron.

Aug 09, 2016 12:42 AM
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Harry F. D'Elia III
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I have to say go with wrought iron look.

Aug 09, 2016 12:27 AM
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Sam Shueh
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Needing a colorful sketch as it is hard to visualize the stairway in relation to flooring etc.

Aug 09, 2016 12:22 AM
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Gita Bantwal
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It depends.

Aug 09, 2016 11:39 PM
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Wayne Martin
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Send a photo to Kathy Streib and follow her suggestion!

Aug 09, 2016 11:19 PM
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Scott Godzyk
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To really be able to picture it we need pictures. I think that everything should flow and match. One or the other

Aug 09, 2016 11:04 PM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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That's a Suzanne question - will have to get back to you later on this one...

Aug 09, 2016 10:15 PM
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Roy Kelley
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It might be less expensive to change the chandelier.

Aug 09, 2016 10:09 PM
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Lisa Von Domek
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What are the rest of the moldings and the front door like?

Aug 09, 2016 02:48 PM
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I like the continuity approach with a little accent here and there

Aug 09, 2016 09:36 AM
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Larry Johnston
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Without a phot, I'm not sure, but the Wrought Iron sounds like it would work the best.

Aug 09, 2016 07:22 AM
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It is best to see a photo before commenting.

Aug 09, 2016 06:47 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
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The iron spindles would look great

Aug 09, 2016 06:40 AM
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Will Hamm
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Check with a stager.

Aug 09, 2016 06:00 AM
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Gabe Sanders
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I would like to see it before giving an opinion.

Aug 09, 2016 05:44 AM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
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Do you have a photo?

And, what price range house, and how much is their budget?

 

Aug 09, 2016 04:04 AM
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Chris Ann Cleland
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If they don't have oak flooring, maybe refinishing the wood to an espresso color to compliment the wrought iron light fixture.

Aug 09, 2016 03:24 AM
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Lyn Sims
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You didn't mention the price range. Upper end I would tell them yes. Lower end - no.

Aug 09, 2016 01:17 AM
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Bob Crane
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I am kind of a "waste not, want not" type of person, so I would leave it as it is.

Aug 09, 2016 01:08 AM
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Jeff Pearl
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Not sure. i would have to look at some photos. Check on Houzz for ideas.

Aug 09, 2016 01:04 AM