Sort, Simplify and Sell your home

If you are looking to sell your home quickly, staging does help!  What is home staging? "Home Staging is the act of preparing a private residence for sale in the real estate market place. It is a systematic and coordinated methodology in which knowledge of real estate, home renovations and creative principals are applied to attract a buyer." (prep this house)

When a potential buyer is coming to view your house, you want them to remember the home and that first impression is the key!  They need to see your home as a blank canvas for their own possessions and lifestyle.

Whether you are going to use a Stager or DIY, the first place to start is to declutter; sort and simplify!  Less is more when it comes to decorating.

Here are some quick tips from the Pro's

  • "A place for everything and everything in it's place"; find a logical space to store items that you keep. Utilize storage solutions like shelves and stackable bins.
  • Make the most of your closet space by adding shelving, shoe racks, hanging organizers; there are many budget friendly storage solutions that can be bought at your local hardware store and installed yourself.
  • Keep items that are infrequently used or that are seasonal in labeled storage bins in your garage, crawl space or basement.
  • Go through all your items that you own and place them into groups: keep, sell or donate. A garage sale is a great way to remove those items that you no longer need, or donate to Big Brothers/Sisters, Salvation Army or other worthy charities in your area.  You can recycle your electronics for free at many local recycling depots.
  • Rome wasn't built in a day so don't feel like you need to do it all in a day; tackle it room by room until you are done.
  • If you haven't worn or used an item in over a year, you need to consider selling or donating it.
  • File or recycle your paperwork as soon as you are done with it.

When it comes to selling your home quickly and for top dollar, presentation matters!  I am a Realtor that offers home staging.

Want to know what your home is worth in this market?  For more information or more tips on selling or buying homes contact  dean@leadmehome.ca

 

 

 

 

 

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