Home Staging Tips from the Pros

One of the biggest things you can do to help sell your home in Encinitas is to properly stage it. The benefit of staging your home for sale in Encinitas is that buyers can better imagine themselves in the home, which often leads to quicker sales at higher prices.

Barb Schwarz of the International Association of Home Staging Professionals offered several home staging to tips in an article to Realtor.com, some of which can be found below.

Start with Curb Appeal

This is the first impression that buyers will get of your home and it is crucial. Performing some landscaping so that the lawn and garden are appealing, putting away garbage cans, and even making sure that the house numbers are easily visible all contribute to curb appeal.

Clean, Clean, and Clean Some More

Not only should you perform a thorough initial cleaning it is a good idea to also perform regular cleaning of every room in the house while it is being shown. It may be necessary to hire a dedicated cleaning crew to come once a week and manage your home.

Part of the organization is to make sure that rooms are being used for their intended purpose, which means taking the elliptical out of the sun room or removing file cabinets form the eat-in kitchen. Make sure each room has furniture and accessories that indicate the intended purpose.

Additionally, it is beneficial to make the home as nondescript as possible so that buyers can best imagine themselves and their belongings in the home. This means boxing up your collections and personal items and putting away toiletries or styling tools that you may have around the house.

Following these staging tips may help you sell your home faster and at a better price, especially if you are utilizing an Encinitas Realtor.

By Linda Moore


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