Why do Home Staging?
Listed below are the most highly recommended improvements a home staging professional can help a homeowner realize anywhere in the United States.
|Area of Home|
|Clean / de-clutter
Rent a storage space or sell excess items, if needed. Keep every room very clean during open homes.
Buy some fresh flowers, live plants and other decorations to liven up the home. Consider hiring a staging professional.
|Lighten and brighten
Replace any burnt-out bulbs and use higher wattage bulbs, if possible. Keep drapes open during the day.
|Plumbing and electrical
Consider repairing or replacing any defective plumbing or electrical items in your home.
Repair any damaged interior walls by patching all chips, holes and cracks; then touch up or repaint interior walls with neutral color.
If carpets are only lightly soiled, shampooing and/or spot removal should suffice.
Repair and refinish damaged floors, or cover with neutral-colored wall to wall carpet and note damage in your disclosure.
Repaint or resurface the outside walls of house, as needed. Patch and repair any damaged areas.
|Update kitchen and bath
Value by resurfacing cabinets or painting with neutral color. Replace toilet seats, dated fixtures and drawer/cabinet handles.