Staging Your Home

Home Staging Tips

Expert home staging is an established approach applied to quickly sell homes for the maximum market price. Some positive aspects of home staging include less time on the market and better offers. If your goal is to sell your house quickly, go for a well-planned approach to home staging.

Home staging is part of preparing your home for potential buyers. Staging concentrates energy on your home’s presentation to buyers and buyers’ agents while showing off the characteristics of your home with strategically placed furniture and pictures so that your home feels bigger and buyers can envision their lives in your home.

If your home is empty, think about temporary furniture. The goal is for your house to feel livable as opposed to cold and empty. More weeks on the market are sure signs of homes that weren’t staged. Prepping your house to sell doesn’t have to be another hurdle in getting your home sold. It can actually be enjoyable. Together, we’ll strive for a premium bid for your home’s sale.

Begin with these home staging tips and you’ll see that your home sits fewer days on the market:

 

Curb Appeal

Start with the outside of your home, also called your curb appeal. Take a fresh look at the exterior of your home from the view of a passerby. What do you notice first? What positive features seem to fade into the background? Understanding this assists us in deciding what plan of action we can use to invite buyers from the street and into your home. If your home’s exterior isn’t up to par with touched up paint and blooming garden plants it’s time to get those things done. Simply adding fresh dark brown mulch to your flower bed can spruce up any yard.

 

Welcome Home

Could a buyer envision themselves hanging out in your living space, reading a good book in your spa tub or getting work done in your home office? We want your house to welcome buyers and offer them a sense of contentment. We’ll help you achieve this by recommending small improvements that highlight your home’s features. We’ll advise you to eliminate anything that gives the look of clutter. Tabletops should be clutter-free. Knickknacks, sentimental items, family photos, and kids’ works of art should get moved out of sight. We need to “generalize” the home so buyers can picture it as their new home.

Every area gets a once-over. Areas that directly affect your sale price include pieces of furniture that should be rearranged, rooms that need new paint, carpet that needs to be replaced, fixtures that need polishing, and windows that need cleaning.

With us by your side, you’ll know that your home has mass appeal and that it’s friendly, avoiding “offensive” or “too-bright” colors on the walls and furniture. Neutral paint colors allow potential buyers to focus on the layout, features, and warmth of your home instead of being distracted by bold colors. If your home is empty, you can think about temporary furnishings. The goal is for your home to look lived in as opposed to bare and uninhabited.

 

Setting The Stage

You’ll know when your home is ready for sale, because all of the improvements mesh together to set the stage for what buyers can envision after they choose to buy your house. Lighting is a mood changer and we’ll open curtains, and create light where needed to welcome the buyer. We’ll enhance the ambiance with enjoyable music to listen to while guests tour your home and ensure a delightful aroma circulates throughout your home. Buyers should feel like your place is their future home.