Media rooms or home theater rooms are an especially attractive asset to high-end real estate buyers who expect luxury features in a home. Just like any other room, staging a media room well means creating a space that helps potential buyers dream about what life could be like in your home! Use these tips to show buyers your media room is the perfect place to hang out and relax!
1. Neutralize paint
2. Use vignettes.
Vignettes are little groupings of props or decorations that create an emotional connection point for your buyers. They romanticize your home! If there’s a wet bar, set out a tray with a couple of empty stem glasses and a wine bottle. Setting a coffee table with a board game or a tray of (fake) popcorn and soda invites potential buyers to picture themselves relaxing in the home with a great movie!
3. Hang oversized artwork.
4. Invite relaxation with plush seating.
Add lots of pillows and a coordinating throw to create a comfortable space where buyers dream of unwinding. Hint: If you miss having red paint in your home theater, throw pillows are a great way to add some pops of color back into the room–and you can take them to your new house!
5. Maximize lighting.
Buyers respond best to “light and bright.” Home theater rooms, however, are typically dark and often windowless. Add a floor lamp, open windows (if you have them), and turn on all lights during home showings and open houses so that buyers can see all that this room has to offer.
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