6 Creative Ways to Stage your Own Home

Potential buyers make their decision to purchase your home in the first 30 seconds upon entering. First impression is the key to selling your home fast and for top dollar.

Follow these simple DIY tips and you are sure to make a quick sale!

De-clutter, clean, and organize all rooms in the house

kelowna Homes For SaleThis is the very first step in staging your home. Get rid of or pack up anything you don’t think you’ll need to use right away. Clean your drawers and cabinets (potential buyers will open them up to look inside). Get rid of any personal unusual items away. Make your home a blank canvas that a potential buyer can imagine living in with their own things.

Address any and all repairs that need attention

Inspect your house inside and out to search for cracks, paint chips, mold anything that may need repair. Invest the time and money into fixing these small things and it will make a huge difference in the selling price of your home.  Don’t forget to check for leaky faucets, squeaky doors, and burnt-out light bulbs. You may even want to consider repainting your walls with neutral colors so that they appear fresh and clean.

Update the style

Aim for a style that most buyers would like. Keep furnishings that appear homey yet classy to give the buyer a feeling of comfort when they walk into your home. Keep your color theme neutral and add punches of color with accessories.

 Tips from The Pro’s

Try downsizing your furnishings to make your rooms appear larger, as this can make a big impact on a potential buyer. Use furniture that is more compact in smaller rooms to give the illusion of more space. Mirrors are also a great tool to help rooms appear larger. Place a mirror across from a window to help brighten the room with natural light.

Details, details, details

Light clean- or non-scented candles, place plush towels and fancy soap in the bathrooms, and a pretty book on the coffee table. These small details make all the difference to the buyer.

Staged Living Room
Home Owners existing accessories used!

Advertise the highlights

Use accessories that illustrate the high points of a room when staging. Gourmet cook books in the kitchen give the buyer the impression that the kitchen is built for the serious cook. Spa products and plush towels in the m

Staging your home can seem like a lot of work, but with these creative tips, you are sure to see results.aster bath allow the buyer to imagine a relaxing soak in the Jacuzzi tub! Creatively advertise the best parts of your home.

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