To sell in this market, you can't NOT afford to stage your home.
Buyers are weighing the difference between brand new, beautifully staged homes
If you home
Here are some tips on staging you can implement to make sure your home sets itself apart from all the others out there.
Visit Model Homes
This is probably the first thing you should do when wanting to stage
Keep colors simple and neutral.
Time to paint over that red kitchen or bright green bathroom. Keep paint colors warm and neutral as if you were setting up a serene hotel room. Simple beige and white trim
Pack all Personal Belongings
This includes your grandmother's china collection or your baseball memorabilia collection. Remember what you saw at the model homes? Simple pieces that could go with any decor or lifestyle. Match them with your colors. Check out places like Pier One or
Cost Plus. Many times they have model areas set up with coordinating pieces. Don't over stage either. Crowding in too many items can just look cluttered. Sometimes just a simple book and glasses on a coffee table can set a calming mood. Remember that all personal photos and pictures should be put away also and keep artwork tasteful and simple.
Real Plants Pop
Don't use fake plants to add greenery. Real plants add freshness and life to a room. Don't overdo it either but a couple per large room can add just the right amount of life. Smaller bamboo shoots or a one flower vase in a bathroom are a nice touch also.
By keeping these things in mind, you can set your home apart from everyone else on the block. We can come