3 Tips for Staging Your Home

Getting ready to sell your home? Successful staging will boost your home’s appeal and your chances of selling. In this short post, we’ll discuss some tips for staging your home, such as: outdoor retreats, pops of color and mismatches.

Outdoor Retreats

This is something you always hear, and with very good reason. Many people thinking of touring your home will do a quick drive-by first, often deciding on the spot if it is even worth a look inside. Make sure your home is ready to lure in onlookers with these tips:

  • Power wash siding and walkways
  • Hang easy-to-read house numbers
  • Plant blooming flowers and fresh greenery
  • Mow lawn, and reseed or add fresh sod as needed
  • Wash front windows
  • Repaint or stain the porch floor as needed Source: FoxNews

 

Pops of Color

Brush on a fresh coat of warm, neutral-color paint in each room. Ask your real estate agent for help choosing the right shade. Then accessorize. Adding a vibrant afghan, throw, or accent pillows for the couch will jazz up a muted living room, as will a healthy plant or a bright vase on your mantle. High-wattage bulbs in your light fixtures will also brighten up rooms and basements. Source: BuyAndSell.HouseLogic.com

 

Mismatches

To break up the monotony of a space, stagers are mismatching furnishings, fabrics, and colors. For example, non-matching chairs around a dining table can add more visual interest to an area, Slinkey says. End chairs may be swapped out for chairs in a contrasting style. Kitchen islands in a different color than the wall cabinets also are gaining popularity and can turn this kitchen feature into a focal point. Dawn Marie Templeton, broker-owner of Templeton Real Estate Group in Boise, Idaho, had the kitchen island in one of her properties painted gray to compliment the white cabinets. The gray island “grounds and warms the space,” Templeton says. “If it were white, in this particular home, it might look too stark, too white, too bland, and too boring.” Source: RealtorMag.Realtor.org

 

Even in a strong market, a little staging could boost the offers you receive. If you want to know more about home selling, please give us a call or contact us here.

 

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