The last thing you want to do is follow your agent’s advice about putting time and money into your listing photos. But if you don’t, your photos could turn out like some of these.
Meridith Baer fixed up a home she was renting and then a friend’s house to kickstart her home-staging career. Her work is popular with celebrities who are buying and selling.
From professional staging to a fresh coat of paint, it’s important to know which investments are most likely to help you sell your home.
To increase the odds of a quick, well-priced sale, make the effort to get your home viewer-ready before you put it on the market.
Don’t be turned off immediately if your agent suggests staging. The goal is to turn your home into a marketable “product,” and just a little bit of work can go a long way.
Many times, new layouts in old homes can and do confuse buyers. Where would the sofa go? What about the television? Where do you eat? Staging helps answer these questions for potential buyers.
With limited time and countless listings to review, buyers will quickly move on if photos don’t reflect well on a property.
Regardless of the size of your space, these tips can help you focus your energy during the decluttering phase of preparing your home for sale.
A basic but large patio can make your house stand out against other homes in your neighborhood.
Some homes need more staging assistance than others.
While it’s a familiar notion that staging can help sell a home, having someone live in the home to stage it is a newer concept.