It is a lovely traditional house. Hardwood floors are a big selling feature. Hardwoods are like blue jeans; they tend to go with everything. However, the hardwood floors in this home have that oh-so-dated orangish stain. The seller's paint color choice is yellow-yellow.
Yellow Paint + Orange Floors = Dated for Selling
Here is Ms. Yellow in the foyer and dining room.
Lots of folks in the Y2K years painted their open floor plan interiors yellow. Can't say that I'm a fan. I think yellow should be restricted to smaller spaces. Yellow is a fickle bee-atch. She comes in at least a bizillon shades and changes her vibrancy on a whim.
I lean towards using yellow as accents to amp up a space.
Of course, it would probably be to expensive and a headache to refinish the hardwood floors. The easier remedy would be to change the paint color on the walls and paint the kitchen cabinets. Grey would tone down the old fashion orange. Grey is a great neutral for selling and very on trend. In the words of Charlie Sheen (uck),