Common Home Seller Questions about Curtains, Drapes, and Wallpaper in Home Staging

In most cases, curtains, drapes, and wallpaper of any kind are extremely taste- and style-specific. This is not a problem at all for a home you plan to live in. But for a home you’re staging to sell? That’s a different story. Preparing for a successful home sale means creating the most demand from the largest number of potential buyers. To increase the appeal of your home with more buyers, we recommend removing wallpaper and drapes or curtains in most cases when staging a home for sale.

4 Tips to Help You Get Organized in the New Year

January is the perfect time for a fresh start in your home! Whether you plan to stay put or you’re getting ready to sell your home, start the new year off right by getting organized and enjoying the benefits of a neater, easier-to-maintain home. Stop adding clutter. Avoid making bulk purchases or stocking up onContinue reading “4 Tips to Help You Get Organized in the New Year”

How to Hide Cords and Other Eyesores in a Room

As I watch my dad and husband eagerly await the approach of hunting season, I am reminded of the importance of camouflage. Camouflage is essentially the art of making something blend in with its surroundings, and it can be an important tool for home sellers on a tight budget. A well-staged home will draw attention awayContinue reading “How to Hide Cords and Other Eyesores in a Room”

Staging a Home That Buyers Will LOVE This Valentine’s Day

Home staging is about creating a love connection between the property and potential buyers. As the home seller, you have a HUGE advantage: a perfectly targeted, captive audience and an opportunity to make multiple good impressions! Most buyers who come to your house are good prospects. They are actively shopping for the product you are selling, and if they’ve made it inside your front door, your house probably already meets their general criteria.

Resolve to Sell! More Quick Tips for Getting Your Home Market Ready

Last year’s “Resolve to Sell” post was hands down our most popular blog post on Pinterest, so with that in mind, we thought we’d follow up with some more helpful tips about how to start getting your house ready to go on the market this year! Declutter. As a home stager, I can say thisContinue reading “Resolve to Sell! More Quick Tips for Getting Your Home Market Ready”

Tips for Organizing and Staging Your Laundry Room

We all have to do laundry. For most of us, it’s not a room we choose to spend a lot of time in. Remember, though, home staging is all about romancing potential buyers–not reminding them of chores or a lack of storage space. Keeping the laundry room clean, bright, and organized when selling will maximizeContinue reading “Tips for Organizing and Staging Your Laundry Room”

6 Savvy Summer Home Staging Tips

Set the stage for summer home selling by staging an environment where potential buyers can see themselves relaxing and entertaining in a cool, comfortable space. 1. Add Visual Square Footage Turn the patio into an additional “room,” complete with a table, chairs, flowers, and maybe even some type of food or beverage vignette. Add a new outdoorContinue reading “6 Savvy Summer Home Staging Tips”