Staging Your House

How To Stage Your Residence for an Open House


As you are placing your residence on the market, consider a surefire way to sell your house: careful home staging. Some advantages to home staging include less time on the market and better offers. And you should certainly try professional home staging if you need a quick home sale.

Staging your house in Albany County is all about marketing a lifestyle. You want buyers to envision themselves calling your house “home”. You want them to see your current home as their future house.

Prepping your home to sell shouldn’t be thought of as a nerve-racking experience. It can actually be enjoyable. Together, we’ll work to get a premium offer for your home. Begin with this home staging advice and you’ll notice that your house sits fewer weeks on the market :

Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is your only chance to create a great first impression on buyers from a street perspective. The pluses and minuses that jump out at buyers form their first opinion of your house and how you upkeep house’s regular maintenance. Acknowledging this helps us to choose what actions we can take to entice buyers from the street and into your house. If your house isn’t the best it can look on the outside with touched up paint and blooming greenery we’ll need to tackle those issues. Follow the Curb Appeal Checklist and add dollars to your house’s final selling price.

Curb Appeal Checklist


Make yourself at home…

Staging-2-2Could a buyer picture themselves watching a movie in your living area, unwinding in your master bedroom or getting work done in your home office? I want your home to welcome buyers and offer them a sense of easy living. I’ll help you do this by suggesting small improvements that highlight your house’s features. I’ll help you take away anything that gives the look of clutter. Surface areas like tables, desks and counters should be free and clear. Kitschy sculptures, souvenirs, family photos, and play time artwork should get moved out of sight. You need to “neutralize” the home so buyers can perceive it as their new home.

I’ll look over every room of your home. Changes that directly impact your sale price include fixable like pieces of furniture that should get removed, rooms that need new paint, carpet that needs to be steamed, fixtures that need replacing, and windows that need cleaning.

Buyers’ agents know that their clients expect a property that seems comfortable. Items that could be unsightly should be put away in order for your property to have general appeal at every showing.

Welcome Home Checklist

Setting the Stage

You’ll know when to host an Open House, because all of the improvements mesh together to set the stage for what buyers can expect when they consider buying your house. Brightening up each room is of major importance, so we’ll do things like draw back curtains and change light bulbs where needed to welcome the buyer. Together we’ll enhance the air of the house with enjoyable music to listen to while guests enjoy your home and ensure a pleasant scent flows room-to-room. We’ll make use of cozy-looking bedspreads, and place pillows on your couch and bed. Buyers should feel like your house is their future home.

Using my home staging advice will get your home sold more quickly in Laramie. Aspen Real Estate of Laramie can help you design a welcoming feeling that makes buyers to want to stay — permanently. Give me a call at (307) 755-5200 and I will stage your house to sell.

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