Increase Your Real Estate Success with Home Staging

13 Oct

Increase Your Real Estate Success with Home Staging

Home staging is a powerful tool for attracting potential buyers and selling your home quickly. Since home staging usually requires a financial investment, it is wise to research lower-cost alternatives for achieving high-end results.

Cleaning is the first priority when it comes to home staging. A perfectly clean home increases the value in people’s eyes because no one wants to buy a dirty house. Start with cleaning all the windows inside and out. Dust furniture, door frames, ceiling fans, light fixtures, and blinds. Throw away anything that cannot be cleaned or that is beyond repair.

Staging also requires depersonalizing your home. Pack away any items that are significant to you, but that do not necessarily add to the interior design of the home or that are so specific that they draw buyers’ attention away from the house and onto your things. You want people to focus on the house, not the details of your life. However, if you plan to market your home to families, it is smart to leave a great photo of your family on display, as it creates a warm, family-friendly environment and allows potential buyers to better visualize their family in the home.

Start packing your belongings. This is important for showing that you really are selling the house and no longer have any attachment to it. This is important for buyers because they want to be guaranteed that this house is officially on the market and that the seller isn’t tempted to change their mind.

Curb appeal is one of the biggest things that attracts the attention of buyers, so focus on improving your outdoor areas. Manicure hedges, clear away brush, cut back tree limbs that hang too low, and plant some flowers that add to the beauty of the home without overtaking it.

Jennifer Fields
Oklahoma City & Edmond Real Estate Agent


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