When staging a home, what should be taken out, and what should be left?Our home is newly renovated, and were putting it on the market in a few weeks. What is the most effective way to stage a home to make it more visually pleasing to a potential buyer. Also, we have two large built-in bookcases on either side of our fireplace filled with books; very organized, but should the shelves be empty?March 26 2012 - Town of Bennington00YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.