The housing market is competitive, and homes are staying on the market longer. Competition is fierce, so it’s important to have your home in the best shape possible for prospective buyers. You may be wondering what you can do to make your home more attractive to potential homeowners. One way is staging!
A recent study by the National Association of Realtors found that over 50% of buyers are turned off by a home because it needs staging.
Makes your home more attractive to buyers. Makes the best use of available space, highlighting the most important features and hiding less desirable ones. Helps you avoid costly mistakes that might have been avoided with professional staging advice. Provides a way for you to connect with potential customers in ways that are not possible when showing your property yourself. Encourages qualified buyers who are looking for exactly what you’re selling today rather than those who may be looking tomorrow, next week or next month.” Thematicessay has more reasons why your home is not selling without staging.
The next time you’re thinking about putting your house on the market, consider these 11 reasons why staging is essential for selling your home and getting top dollar.
1. Your home is too cluttered
It can be difficult to keep clutter free in your home, but there are some easy and sustainable ways to do it.
In this blog post I am going to share 4 tips for you that will help you declutter your space without breaking the bank.
1) Start with a blank slate! Clean out all the areas of your house and then start filling them back up with what is important to you.
2) Become friends with donation bins – donate anything that is not being used or ever will be used again in good condition
3) Use storage solutions like baskets, boxes, shelves, etc
4) Be creative! Hang an old board on the wall using wire hangers and hang clothing as decoration or place decorative jars on top of shelves.
2. The color scheme isn’t cohesive
This post is about how color schemes in buildings don’t always work and why that is the case. The first example of this is with the white house. In recent years, it has been repainted a light beige to match its surroundings, but visitors still complain about the lack of cohesiveness. This can also happen when there are too many colors in one space such as an office or home because they all compete for attention instead of complementing each other. It’s important to remember that not every color scheme will work ,some people prefer brighter spaces while others like more muted tones , but if you want your space to look cohesive then limit yourself to two-three colors at most!
3. You have mismatched furniture or appliances
It’s hard to believe that many people still have mismatched furniture or appliances in their homes. It may not seem like a big deal, but it can actually affect the way you feel about your home and how others react when they are over for dinner or a party.
Today we’ll be giving you tips on why having mismatched items is bad for your home and what you should do if this sounds like something you struggle with everyday.
4. There are stains on the carpet or walls
The carpet or walls in your home may have stains that you want to remove. The old adage of “out with the new, in with the old” is not a good idea when it comes to removing stains from carpets and walls. You’ll need a few things for this job: steel wool, ammonia-free dishwashing liquid, baking soda, hydrogen peroxide (3% solution), white vinegar (5% solution). For any stubborn spots on your carpets or walls, sprinkle some baking soda on the spot and then scrub it vigorously with steel wool until the spot disappears.
One way to do this is by using an old toothbrush with baking soda and vinegar. First take a small amount of vinegar and put it into the bristles of the brush. Then dip the brush into water containing baking soda until its wet all over but not so much that it drips off onto anything else. Finally rub the mixture in circles over any stains on your carpet or walls until they disappear completely!
5. Your house smells like pets even though you don’t own any
Many people think that if they don’t have pets, then their house won’t smell like them. This is not the case! If you’ve ever been to a friend’s home and it smelled like animals or had pet hair on the furniture, there is an easy way to eliminate these smells from your own home.
The most common cause of pet odors in homes are actually from carpeting and upholstery that has absorbed those scents over time. That means your new puppy or kitten may be causing all sorts of problems for you when he/she starts shedding as well!
6. You can see your neighbors from inside your windows
There are many things people do not know about their neighbors. The truth is, every time you walk by your neighbor’s house, you have the opportunity to get to know them a little better. However, most people don’t take advantage of this opportunity and simply pass by without even looking at the person on the other side of that window. In this post I will discuss some information about your neighbors that can give you something new to talk about next time they say hello as you’re walking past their house.
7. You have too many old pieces of furniture
We’ve all been there. You have an old piece of furniture and you don’t know what to do with it. Maybe you inherited a dresser from your grandparents or found an end table at a garage sale, but it doesn’t match anything in your house and you can’t think of anyone who might want it. It’s time for that old piece to go! If you need some help figuring out how to get rid of that old item then keep reading!
As someone who has had too many pieces of furniture herself, I’ve learned that the best way is selling them on sites like Craigslist or eBay (or any other site where people are looking for used items).
8. Your home is cluttered with too many personal items
You have too many personal items – and you need to declutter! It’s time for a change. You’re not alone, either. According to Forbes Magazine, one in four people experience clutter-related stress at home.
Cluttering your home with more stuff only makes it worse, so what can you do? Start by identifying the problem areas of your home that are causing the most trouble; then get rid of any unnecessary items and organize what’s left into easy-to-manage baskets or boxes. Once you’ve cleared out some space, take an inventory: What do you want to keep around? What should be donated or thrown away? Now go through again and make sure everything is organized neatly!
10. You don’t want people to know how much you spent on your house
Houses are not just the places where we live. They are also our investments and can be a defining factor in how people see us. We want to make sure that when buyers come in, they know what they’re getting for their money without feeling like it’s too much or too little. There’s nothing worse than being told you paid way more for your house than your neighbors did (even if it is true) or having someone tell you that you spent way less on yours because of its location (again, even if this is true).
11. You don’t have any curb appeal from the street side
The real estate market is crazy right now, and it’s hard to know how much you should spend on a house. You might be tempted to only look at houses in your budget range, but that can leave you with a very limited selection. The good news is there are ways of figuring out what your home purchase price should be before you start shopping!