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5 Tips for Staging Your Home for a Successful Sale Experts on home sales know that the best way to secure a buyer is to help them imagine what it would be like to live in the place they are viewing. If you wish to sell quick, then staging the place is something you should consider. Staging is a fine strategy that gets the area in a picture-perfect state, which makes all the difference when a buyer comes to view the place. Thanks to it, you can realistically sell the place for a higher price and without the property staying long on the market. Staging involves arranging furniture and dĂŠcor in a way that makes the area look its best. If you wish to take advantage of the staging process, you need to learn its secrets to utilise the best practices. Here are a few important tips in that regard:

Remove Clutter from the Area One of the essential aspects of staging your home is purging and cleaning. This is so important because an empty, and the freshly cleaned area looks bigger to the visitor. So do your best to clear knick-knacks and all of your personal belongings from the surfaces. Box up the clutter to remove it from the area so that space looks freer. Then do a deep clean of the area. The bathroom and kitchen should be sparkling, as these are the rooms all buyers like to focus during their viewing. Go With a Light Look Most buyers share an interest in bright places, which gives you a good clue that you have to focus on proper lighting. If there is a viewing to be made, make sure to pull the curtains back and open the blinds. If the lampshades are rather dirty, make sure you vacuum or replace them. That way, you will achieve good bright look that so many buyers appreciate.

Arrange the Furniture As you decide to stage your home, consider some proper furniture arrangement. You need to position the chairs, couches and other pieces away from the walls. The experts refer to this strategy as ‘floating’ furniture. This not only gives the illusion


of space but also makes the area feel cosy and intimate. It is a good idea to consider whether you need all of your furniture around. Some experts say that you should remove as much as half of the items from there. You can even go as far as to rent some showroom-ready furniture, to further improve the look of the place and secure a buyer. This may seem like an unnecessary step, but it is pretty standard in home staging.

Stage the Important Rooms Since you may have to invest some money to stage your home properly, it makes sense to first start with the most important rooms – kitchen and bathroom. That way, you will not end up spending money on areas of the place that don’t matter as much. This is particularly important when you are on a budget and don’t have much to spare.

Work On the Outside Part of Your Home As Well The term ‘curb appeal’ refers to the way your home looks on the outside. Staging that area is very important. Consider some of the following improvements: jetwashing the walkways, cleaning the windows, mowing the lawn, hedge pruning and trimming of the greenery, planting flowers, etc. Following all of these tips is a sure way to get more buyers and sell your home quicker. © Open Estates

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5 Tips for Staging Your Home for a Successful Sale  

Experts on home sales know that the best way to secure a buyer is to help them imagine what it would be like to live in the place they are v...

5 Tips for Staging Your Home for a Successful Sale  

Experts on home sales know that the best way to secure a buyer is to help them imagine what it would be like to live in the place they are v...

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