Check out the top 10 tips for staging your home to sell. From getting rid of clutter, to perfecting your curb appeal, these easy tips will be sure to prepare your home for the competitive real estate market.
Get Rid of Clutter
Pick one room or area and evaluate items worth keeping and get rid of those that aren’t. Your home will appear larger and buyers will be able to assess your home rather than your décor preference.
Potential buyers will inspect everything in your home, an inexpensive way to prepare your home for the market is to clean- carpets, counters and even ceilings.
Stainless- Steel Appliances
Rather than going out and purchasing a new dishwasher, here is a low- cost way to refurbish an old. Apply a stainless- steel stick-on covering for just $20 and your old dishwasher instantly becomes a modern appliance.
Paint with Neutrals
First; remove all wallpaper, buyer’s associate wallpaper with being outdated. Next, add a fresh coat of paint, be sure to use neutral colors which are most attractive to potential buyers.
Having a positive curb appeal will be sure to get buyers interested on what‘s inside. Cut back any overgrown bushes or trees, and keep your lawn and garden well groomed to give off a good first impression.
Replace Window Treatments
Potential buyers are attracted to homes with lots of natural sunlight. Upgrade to new window treatments that filter sunlight into the space. For rooms with high sun exposure, consider treatments that prevent glare or secure privacy.
Contrary to common belief, furniture should be freestanding away from walls. Grouping furniture this way makes the room appear larger and is actually more user friendly.
Don’t Leave a Room Empty
Having rooms furnished is important so that potential buyers can visualize themselves living in the home.
Repurpose Your Resources
Salvage old materials and use them to create new household items. There are tons of DIY projects that can help you save money and polish off your homes look.
Catch interested buyer’s eyes with a vase of fresh flowers. You can also use potted flowering plants that are in season for a low-cost solution.