There is a lot of behind the scene work that is involved with selling your home. Staging is a very beneficial aspect to this. Whether you hire a professional or do it yourself, here are some details buyers may notice that can help sell your home:
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1. Replace old curtains & rods:
Replacing these items can sometimes liven up the room and will often make the room/home look larger.
2. Repair cracks and mildew:
Although this can be difficult to locate, come time for an inspection, this may cause a devaluation in your property and will require immediate action. The spring is the perfect time to inspect your property for water penetration.
When it comes to home staging, a big factor for a home not selling could be a result of not depersonalizing. Buyers want to envision their family growing and living in the space. Replace personal items with something impersonal such as vases, landscape photography or abstract art.
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4. Inviting Exterior:
The first image on every listing website is the front exterior image of a home so make sure it looks as beautiful as the inside! An unattractive lawn, peeling paint or a weedy garden can be precursors to your home being listed for much longer than a neighbour. Slap a fresh coat of paint on your front door and/or garage, maintain your lawn and garden while showings are being held to deliver a picturesque exterior that will wow buyers!
5. Keep it Clean:
Let’s be honest, selling a home can be quite stressful. Keeping a clean home during showings is just as important as depersonalizing. Buyers don’t want to see laundry or smell what you ate for dinner. Although this may be difficult (especially with children) the main goal is to get the house SOLD! Keep this in mind during the process. It will be worth it in the end