There is an art to selling a home, and a big part of that art is knowing how to stage a home just right.
When some homeowners think of staging a home for selling, they may picture making minor improvements to the home or cleaning everything really well. There is much more to the staging process than making your home look nice.
Staging involves making your home the place to be for people searching for a particular lifestyle. This may involve some creativity on your part, but it won’t necessarily cost you anything extra to make your home perfect for when potential buyers come through.
Get All of the Right Details
If you live in an area that is close to good schools and has a lot of families, you will want to accentuate the family lifestyle that can be had in your home. Setting the stage of your home by having the smell of home-cooked food permeating the air can be a good first step.
Arranging rooms, such as the family room, to have furniture, games, and other items that are family oriented will show visitors how they can make your home into a great place for their families. Find the decor items that will emphasize family.
Now, if you live in a two bedroom condo, your approach will be difference because you are going to attract more single people than families. It’s important to get the props you need for the type of buyer that will more than likely come through.
Sell the Opportunities of the Denver Area
Aside from preparing your home towards families or single people, you will want to add items that remind buyers of what’s great about the area you live in. Denver is a heaven for anyone who loves the outdoors, particularly skiing and snowboarding.
Strategically placing skis and snowboards can be a great reminder of how close your location is to all of the best resorts.
Putting up prints or photographs of all the fun activities that are available in the area can also be very effective during a house showing. Be creative, and make your home a reminder to your potential buyers of the fun that’s close by.
To get more ideas about how to prepare your home, spend some time with your agent and ask for tips on how to make your home better for the current market. If you want to sell your home fast, you may even want to get the help of a home decorator to make it really spectacular for each person looking for a home in the area.
Doing what you can to stage your home will increase the speed at which you can sell your home and the amount you sell it for.