Does it really pay to stage your home when you are trying to sell? That would be a big, fat YES. This home had sat on the market for four and a half months before Joanne from Rave ReView
got her stage on in here. Even though the budget only allowed for a new paint job and a few new fixtures, she made a dramatic change, and an offer was made and accepted 4 days later!
If you can’t afford a professional, a few easy staging tips include:
1. Clean it up! No one wants to see your used razors in the trash.
2. Remove personal items. Maybe you love the look of your honeymoon pictures plastered all over your bedroom, but buyers want to picture THEMselves in there.
3. Aim to make it as neutral as possible. More appeal for buyers who can consider it a blank slate to start fresh from rather than moving into “someone else’s house.”