7 Easy Steps to Start the Staging Process

April 7, 2017

  1. Declutter – Get creative with your storage solutions. Toss items you no longer need. Organize your cabinets, drawers and closets. Lets be honest, buyers will peek in these areas.
  2. Start packing you won’t need in the next few months, photos, seasonal clothing, collections. This will also enhance the space!
  3. Roll up your sleeves. Wash from the top down. Yes, this may be labor intensive, but an easy and inexpensive way to make your home even more desirable to many potential buyers.
  4. Handle Repairs. It is wise to complete before hitting the market to avoid buyers nitpicking at the price.
  5. Painting is also an affordable way to change the feel of the home and make the home feel fresh and clean.
  6. Reuse items your current furnishings in the rooms to accent the features of the home.
  7. Create a great first impression. Spruce up curb appeal at the door. Add a trendy wreath and doormat for that added great first impression! From the view as the buyers are walking up to the door to the time the buyers have to look around as the agent is unlocking the door!

The goal is to sell the property in the least amount of time for the most money. If your home is occupied or vacant staging is a great way to walk potential buyers through your home while helping them envision their family living in the home. Staging makes the buyers understand what it would be like to live in the home; staging creates the best story for the buyers. 6 seconds is the time it takes for a buyer to create a first impression and whether or not to continue looking throughout the home. The more interested a person is in the space the longer they stay. You want to sell purpose and opportunity; making the buyers understand the size of the room or that the kitchen is functional is our goal!  Call us today for a consultation on your home and let us help you reach your goal!