Home Staging Tips
Professional home staging is a proven tactic used to sell a home here in Needham, Massachusetts. Some positive aspects of home staging include less time on the market and better offers. And you should certainly think about professional home staging if you need a fast home sale.
Think of staging your house as creating a "style" for your house similar to what a PR firm would do for a famous politician. Just like creating a style attracts more positive publicity to a public figure, staging makes your house look better when it's on the market.
Making ready your home for an Open House doesn't have to be another hurdle in getting your home sold. It can actually be enjoyable. Together, we'll strive for a top dollar bid for your house. Begin with these home staging tips and you'll see that your home spends fewer days on the market :
Curb appeal is your only chance to create a great first impression on buyers before they enter your home. The positive and negative features that jump out at buyers create their first perception of your home and how you upkeep home's regular maintenance.Acknowledging this helps us to choose what measures we can take to entice buyers from the street and into your house. If your home isn't the best it can look on the outside with refreshed paint and bright greenery we'll need to address those issues. Refer to the Curb Appeal Checklist and add dollars to your home's final selling price.
Does your house seem to say, "This is Your Next House" to a buyer? Touring your home with a critical eye, I'll suggest adjustments that improve sales appeal. I'll suggest that you put out of sight anything that gives the impression of clutter. Counter tops should be neatly arranged. Kitschy sculptures, sentimental items, family photos, and refrigerator works of art should get moved out of sight. You need to "de-personalize" the house so buyers can perceive it as their new home.
I know exactly where a room's best characteristics are and how to highlight them. Areas that directly impact your dollars include easy-to-fix items like furniture pieces that should be rearranged, rooms that need new paint, carpet that needs to be steamed, fixtures that need polishing, and windows that need washing
Working together, we'll make sure your home has mass appeal and that it's inviting, staying away from "loud" or "can't-work-with" hues on the walls and furniture. And if the house is empty, you can consider temporary furnishings. The goal is for your house to look homey as opposed to empty.
Setting the Stage
At your Open House, we want to engage the buyer's senses. Brightening up your interior is of major importance, so we'll do things like open curtains and create light where needed to invite the buyer inside. Together we'll enhance the air of the house with enjoyable music to listen to while guests look at your home and make sure a pleasing fragrance circulates from every area. We'll include cozy-looking throws, and pillows on your couch and bed. We want buyers to feel like your home is their future home.