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Staging a home to sell is absolutely fun and anyone can do it!
Stimulate your creative mind and enjoy placing a few pieces of furniture, pictures, vases with flowers, fragrant soaps or candles, and a few nick knacks to make an empty house a show place.
Home owners selling their homes can use a few selected possessions to display and put the rest of your belongings into storage until your home sells.
This is not construction!
Staging a home is decorating and setting up displays and props that are appealing to your buyers eye and imagination.
The goal is to get your prospective buyers to envision themselves living in your home. Studies have shown that the better a house is staged, the more likely it is to be purchased quickly.
Fragrances, visual "Aroma Therapy" and "Mind and Body" type displays:
Warming the emotions affect the mood of humans. The old saying is "looks good - feels good" is the effect I'm looking for when staging homes.
Excite and Surprise the Emotions!
Staging a home to sell that includes a Free:
This may be over the top for some home sellers!
For a Rehabber flipping homes, budgeting $3,000 to $5,000 for staging bonuses that are included with the sale of a home will many times get the house sold in record time.
New home buyers are putting much of their money into the down payment and moving expenses and just might be super excited that the home your offering includes one or all the multimedia staging devices you've set up on display.
More items that can be included when staging a home to sell:
Note: Limitations may apply in your area with what you give away as a condition of purchasing a home.
Check with a Realtor®, Attorney, and or the Title Company in your area to make sure gifts, rebates, or inclusions are acceptable as part of the transaction.
The main focal point when staging homes are the entryways. The first impression upon entering the home is the lasting impression while looking at the rest of the house!
Walking into a house for the first time is slow. There are many times a pause right at the entryway when people walk into a home until the seller or agent invites them in to start the showing.
Notice there is a chair in the entryway. It's happened more than once on a showing, that a buyer may be tired and need to rest for a minute. Maybe after walking around the house for while or health conditions may call for a brief rest.
Seating in the living room and the kitchen also allows buyers to sit down, relax, and enjoy the moment of the possibilities of living in the home.
Staging homes with a seating area and a table to discuss terms and hopefully write an offer is certainly setting the stage to get your home sold fast!
A kitchen table or dining room table is a perfect place to write the offer. Fresh flowers would be nice!
Dining Room Staging
Don't forget to have the coffee on. How about Tea?
Bottled water in the fridge may be just what is needed to for your buyers to sit down and let you have a conversation with them for while.
Staging homes create the opportunity to make an offer!
Have ready on the kitchen table,
the dining room table,
or the coffee table in the living room,
the purchase-offer paper work necessary to write an offer, including:
When the Forms, Documents, and Photos are on display - they get looked at!
After all the remodeling is done. All the effort of staging the home is in place. You've turned a house into a home that "looks good and smells good". You've completed the tour for your prospective buyer...
Better said, "Would you like to write an offer?"
That's "Selling 101". If selling is not your specialty, have a Realtor® call you.
There's no obligation to hire them, just that you agree to talk with them. That way you can be working on what you do best and on to your next project.
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