Staging Your Home for Sale

When placing your home on the market, presentation is key!  First impressions are of extreme importance when selling your home.  When staging your home for sale there are a number of simple and inexpensive things you can do to sell you home quickly.

Clean and De-clutter

First things first!  No one wants to see or smell a dirty home.  Clean blinds, ceiling fans, baseboards and under furniture.  Pack away knickknacks and de-clutter counter tops.  Steam carpets to remove dirt and pet odors and organize closets to utilize available space.


When prospective buyers are looking at your home, they want to envision their family, not yours.  Remove all personal photographs, keepsakes and mementos. Paint your home neutral colors so that buyers can imagine their furniture and belongings in your home.

Curb Appeal

Don’t neglect the outside of your home.  Trim bushes, power wash siding and sidewalks and wash windows.  Add a fresh coat of paint on your front door and purchase a new doormat.

Use Space Effectively

Rearrange furniture to maximize space and enhance your home’s features.

Let There Be Light!

No one likes a dark, dreary home.  Open blinds to allow the sunlight to pour in.

Entice Buyers’ Sense of Smell

Bake cookies, bread or simmer spices prior to a showing.

Set the Temperature

You want prospective buyers to be comfortable and stay awhile in your home, right?  Now is not the time to worry about a utility bill.  Turn up the heat if it’s cold enough to wear a sweater in your home.  Likewise, turn down the temperature if it is uncomfortably hot.

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