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The key to home staging is to make the next owners envision their life in your home. This simple step will help create a more homey atmosphere that prospective buyers might just fall in love with. Staged homes also sell faster and for more money.
Declutter and Depersonalize
Free your house of all clutter that can set off potential buyers. Don’t try hiding things in your closets either because there’s a big chance that viewers will open those to see inside. It’s better to stash your items away in storage spaces while you prepare your house for viewing. You’ll also have to begin thinking that this isn’t your house anymore, so depersonalize and hide your family photos and personal belongings. Make the future owners feel at home as much as you can.
- Callout: You’re already going to move. Why not get half of it done now by packing up things you don’t absolutely need? This will save you time later AND make your home look more professional for potential buyers.
Highlight Your Home’s Best Assets
You know the things that you like the best about your house. Whether it be your living space, a unique deck, or your large bedrooms, make sure to style those spaces so potential buyers can see their beauty. Simply rearranging your furniture will do wonders. Letting in as much light as possible can also help out a lot.
Include Home Accessories
Adding simple things like a few pieces of art or a new rug can enhance your home’s appeal. Just remember, your goal is to bring your house to life. Just have a clear picture of what you want your home to look like.
Hire a Professional Stager
If you believe that your house needs a major overhaul, you can always contact professional stagers to help you out. I work with a number of great staging companies. Just ask me for a recommendation!