Staging a House to Sell is a very lucrative proposition when you come right down to it. There are buyers even in this economy with home prices being as depressed as they have been for a long time. The key here is to know what they are looking for in a home and being able to prepare it so as to accentuate the best features while minimizing the worst.
As you are probably aware, there are many key ingredients in getting your home ready for the market. It is not enough just getting the right broker since since they are a myriad of decisions facing both the buyer and the seller in the housing market. By Staging a House to Sell, you are providing additional reasons for prospective clients to both consider your home and possibly put down a deposit to buy. Here are a few key elements in this process:
1). Perform a thorough cleaning of the home. Wash windows, polish the faucets and fixtures, dust those forgotten corners. Enlist the whole family to do their part and it will be done in a jiffy.
2). Take care of any minor repair work that has to be done. Having unsightly cracks in the plaster will no doubt turn off a prospective buyer.
3). Make sure that the outside of the house including the yard is well groomed and maintained. It should be a pleasant sight when coming up the drive way to the house.
4). The bathroom (s) have to be spotless. As you know, most of the buyers are interested in 2 rooms – the kitchen and bathroom, so make sure your passes muster.
5). Remove the excess clutter. Show off the house and not your accumulated junk. Rent a storage space if you have to in order to temporarily get those excess things out of the way.
Follow these tips and you are well on your way to gaining the new found equity that you did not realize was there.
Now go stage that house to sell.