Staging sounds so easy: Declutter your home, clean it thoroughly, and fix anything that’s broken (& maybe roll on some fresh paint). But that’s not all there is to it!
When preparing to sell, you need to understand the psychology of the buyer. Think about what objections they will have and consider how to design & merchandise your home to make it somewhere a buyer DREAMS of living. If they can easily imagine their life in your home, and that picture in their head is AMAZING, you will receive a quick & excellent offer because they can’t wait to start their life there!
The actual first impression typically starts with your online listing photos. Obviously these need to sell a buyer on spending their time to view your property in the first place. Once they arrive, you need to WOW them right away.
Start with your curb appeal & front entryway.
Create a cohesive neutral color palette throughout the home. When each room is painted a different color, the house feels smaller and 'choppy' when touring from room to room. You want it to flow, not feel jarring.
inspiration photos taken at BoothBrothers builder model home in Allen, Tx. Designed by IBB Design.
Buyers want to see a light, bright airy home. One way to achieve this is through ensuring all light fixtures have the maximum wattage lightbulbs ALLOWED per fixture (check the max wattages allowed printed on the socket label before you buy new bulbs!). Clean & dust all lighting fixtures too.
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