Home staging is basically preparing a home in such a manner that it appeals to a maximum number of prospective buyers. It helps a seller in selling a home quickly. It also enables the seller to get a good price for his property. Therefore, it is an important aspect of sale which should not be taken lightly.
Tips for Home staging
Most of us tend to keep on adding furniture and other items to our home over a period of time. More items in a home give it a cluttered appearance. De-cluttering improves the look of the house. A de-cluttered home gives a spacious appearance as well.
2. Grouping the furniture:
Sofas and chairs should be repositioned and other furniture pieces should be placed so that flow of traffic is not hindered. This helps in making the room user-friendly and give it a spacious look.
A well-lit home is warm and welcoming. So, ensure that your home has good lighting.
4. Make your home appear bigger:
In order to do this, some useful tips are, paint adjacent rooms in identical colours; if the dining room and kitchen are small, a seamless look will give it a spacious appearance. The illusion of large space can also be created by having drapes in the same colour as the room. This also gives an elegant and sophisticated look.
5. Neutral colours are more popular:
Painting a living room in neutral hues helps in enhancing the appeal of the house.
6. Using dark colour paints effectively:
Dark paints in bedrooms/ powder rooms or dining room give it a more cozy and intimate aura.
7. Present your art creatively:
Forget the cliché styles of displaying your art. Use your creativity to effectively display your curios and wall hangings. This will also go a long way in increasing the appeal of your home.
8. Add fresh foliage:
Decorating your home with fresh blooms and foliage adds to its appearance. You don’t have to pick the most expensive flowers or plants. Just fresh seasonal plants will do the trick. They add freshness to your home.
9.The bedroom should look serene:
For decorating, the bedroom luxurious linens and soft colours will help. These are known to have a positive effect in the minds of the buyer.
10. Improve the look of your bathrooms:
A simple step like polishing the tiles and replacing damaged fittings will suffice.
Though the list is not exhaustive, following these tips will definitely help you in presenting your home in such a condition that it is hard to resist. A well staged home fetches a better price for its owner.