5 Tips That Will Help You Stage Your Home to the Best

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The first thing that every real estate agent recommends to its client is staging. It helps in making your home look inviting and warm and moreover, it boosts the value of your house. Lastly, you can be assured that once your house is buyer-ready, it will get sold in no time.

The first step in the “home-selling” guide is to impress the buyer with your house’s appearance. Buyers like to envision themselves living in the house when they take a tour, which means no clutter, smelly odors and your dog running excitedly in circles around the buyers.

Here are five tips that will help you stage your home to the best:

Tip #1

Declutter –Don’t Sweep it Under the Rug

When we say de-clutter the rooms, we mean that make sure there’s nothing personal left in sight. How do you expect the buyer to see the true features of your home for sale in Farmington Hills, Michigan when all your personal memories such as family frames are hanging on the wall and your kids’ school trophies are standing on the shelf? Here’ what you need to do:

  • Remove all personal items from tables, shelves and walls
  • Place a bowl of fruit on the dining table, a bowl of marble on the coffee table, flower vases on the shelf and hand abstract art paintings on the wall

Tip #2

Brighten the Rooms

Two things that can make the room appear more spacious are a new coat of point and high watt bulbs. Paint the walls with a light, neutral color and make sure the paintings you hang on the wall and the curtains on the windows match the paint color. Place an afghan and some throw pillows on the kitchen and position an ottoman in front of the high back chair.

Tip #3

Scale Back on the Furniture

The bigger the room, the bigger the smile will be on the buyer’s face. You can make this happen by scaling back on the furniture. Too much furniture makes the rooms appear small and congested, which makes your home for sale in Farmington Hills, Michigan less valuable.

Tip #4

Go With a Grand Entrance

Here are a few ways you can make the entrance more appealing:

  • Paint the front door a bright colour
  • Change the doormat
  • Hang wreath on the door
  • Place a shoe case inside the house, on the left of the door
  • Water the grass 30 minutes before the buyer’s arrival, so that the lawn sparkles

Tip #5

Set the Scene

This is where the negotiations happen: the dining room table. Set the table as if you are expecting someone over for dinner. If you have a fire place, add some logs to it. Place a coffee pot and some cups on the kitchen counter, with a plate of freshly baked cookies. All these small touches are part of the appeal and will definitely attract the buyer.

From the interior to the exterior and the curb appeal of your home for sale in Farmington Hills, Michigan, everything is important in order to make a profitable sale. Before putting up your house on the market, why not get it appraised by experts. Visit Homes2MoveYou now and get yourself a real estate agent for the right listing.

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Thomas Gilliam

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I'm a Professional Realtor for 17 years with RE/MAX CLASSIC in the Oakland County MI and the Metro Detroit area and love what I do. Real Estate is my passion... Exceeding your expectations is my goal!