Staging your home is an excellent way to make it as market-friendly as possible!
When professional stagers first look at a home, one of the first things they notice is what needs to be removed. They know that the bigger a room looks, the more attractive it will be to buyers. Great staging means taking away, as much as it means adding to or changing a room.
If clutter is a problem, buyers are distracted-they notice the disorder when they should be seeing the beautiful features of your home. I thought you'd enjoy a few de-cluttering tips from the pros…they've come in handy for me and many homeowners.
It's a good idea to start by storing personal pictures, knickknacks, boxes, piles of mail, and any other eye-catching distractions.
Expert organizers suggest sorting through collections of books, magazines, CDs and newspapers, and getting rid of those you no longer want or use.
Choose containers that are as practical as they are pretty to organize magazines, toys, kitchen utensils, and other items that can't be stored away.
Don't forget to organize closets and drawers-buyers look everywhere!
Consider buying or renting a bookshelf, armoire or entertainment center from a furniture rental store to organize everything from electronic equipment to seasonal clothes.