Home Staging Tips
Home staging is a technique used to dress or
stage a home so that buyers can really see it at its best. In
essence what you must do is make your home appeal to the
broadest range of people.
Decide on the best features of your property
and work to highlight these.
Clear out your valuables, as you are likely to get numerous
Polish door knobs, handles.
Prune plants that take up space. Make your home more
Clean the property so it is spotless. This is
important and only takes a bit of effort so don’t neglect
Open up windows, curtains and let in air and light.
Clear and the bathroom of any items such as toothpaste,
perfumes, cosmetics, etc.
Clean all sinks, baths, toilets floors so it is
Hang up some nice towels and try and co-ordinate this with
the rest of the room.
Use an air freshener in the bathroom and keep it
If your room has too much furniture, remove
some and only keep the necessities and some set pieces. Arrange
the furniture and display the best features of the room. Make
sure the layout is easily accessible and
Have some nice music playing in the background.
Hang up some nice pictures or decorative pieces.
Put on the air condition or heater so the home is
comfortable, even if the home is vacant.
In the kitchen clear out any dishes.
Clean work tops and remove appliances. Place as much away
or in storage.
Have a bowl of fresh fruit or freshly baked bread to give
that homely feeling.
Clear out any leaves, sticks garbage and clutter around the
Sweep patios, decking, pathways etc.
Remove traces of pets such as hair, droppings &
Use this checklist so you are always ready to
implement these points for your property. You should be able to
get your home ready for inspection within the hour should
someone want to visit.
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