Here are my top ten home staging tips to help you appeal to the greatest possible pool of prospective buyers so you can sell fast and for the price you want.
First, get an “objective” idea of how buyers may view your house. We all have problem areas that we no longer “see” because we live with them every day. Also, consider who your likely “buyer” is and what they want. A consultation with a professional home stager and advice from your realtor can help you determine and appeal to Read more [...]
What does the color of your house say about you? Hopefully it is not what Melania Trump’s jacket says, “I really don’t care, do you?” The exterior of your house is what the world sees. And, it is what you see every day. Does it reflect your personality? Is it inviting to guests or customers if you have a home based business? Does it send a message to others about who you are? Does it make you happy?
When it comes time to paint the exterior, you have a lot of options and some limitations Read more [...]
What is Home Staging? Wondering if there is a magic wand that you could wave at your house to make it sell fast and for more? Well, there is! It is called home staging. Find out "What is home staging" in this video, first in a series on FAQ's for Home Sellers on Home Staging.
What is home staging?
Home Staging is a marketing tool that uses decorating to show off a home’s best features while downplaying its flaws. Done right, staging creates an emotional connection between home and buyer, leading Read more [...]
I recently spent time staging the stager's house. What??? Yes, even home stagers can benefit from home staging when selling their house! Why? Two reasons:
One of the most valuable aspects of home staging is getting that objective view of your for-sale home that a home stager can give you. When you live in a house every day, it is easy to no longer see that pile of stuff in the corner, notice the smell of cat litter or notice that squeaky door.
A home stager see’s your house for the first Read more [...]
There are many reasons why your house won't sell. Common reasons include condition, buyer appeal, price, marketing, market conditions and you!
To sell a home fast and for the price you want, it has to appeal to buyers! Buyers want a move in ready property that is clean, modern, well maintained and that they make a connection with and can visualize themselves living in. It has to be at a price they can afford, and they have to know it is for sale!
Condition-Does the house appeal to buyers?
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It's a new year. Why not make a resolution to make your house beautiful! But how! Here are ten ways to make your house beautiful in 2018.
Make a Plan
You are much more likely to get the end result you want if you start with a plan. Many people just start buying things they like, hoping that it will all work together in the end. This usually does not work. A designer can help you come up with a great and affordable plan. It starts with understanding your own style, what you want and how your Read more [...]