Knock out a non-structural wall, or even remove that kitchen island. Anything that opens the space and creates a sense of flow in the house is generating a response from buyers who can afford to be choosy.
Electrical panels, thermostats, big switch plates—they're household necessities, but they're also eyesores that can thwart your decorating efforts. Using sliding display panels will keep them accessible but under wraps so guests won't have to see them. See the how-to instructions to make your own