This morning I was browsing the NWMLS data base of homes trying to find a client the perfect Kitsap County Waterfront home when I came across a photo, a photo of a pink sink. Here over on the Kitsap Peninsula you can find water front property in the $300,000 – yep, its true. So based on price there may be some waterfront homes that might need some updating. However, the home I was looking at carries an “updated look” price. So why the pink sink? Pink sinks came into existence during the 1940s and 1950s. Some give credit to Mamie Eisenhower for the pink bathroom epidemic. If you Google pink sinks you can find lots of information about pink bathroom fixtures. There are even websites dedicated to “save the pink bathrooms”. I kid you not.
I find very few buyer are OK with the “pink sink”. Whenever we run across one there is always a conversation and usually some laughing. The conversation usually is about how cheaply you can replace a sink. The buyers always want to leave a note telling the sellers that they can pick a new sink up at Lowe’s for under $50. I don’t care what anyone says – list your house go out and buy a new sink for crying out loud!