How To Stage Your Residence for an Open House
Professional home staging is an established strategy applied to sell a house here in Dallas. Some advantages to home staging include less time on the market and more offers. And you should certainly consider professional home staging if you need a quick home sale.
Staging your home in Dallas, Texas is all about marketing a lifestyle. You want buyers to imagine themselves calling your house "home". You want them to see your present home as their future house.
Preparing your house for an Open House shouldn't be thought of as an annoying experience. It can actually be enjoyable. Together, we'll strive for an exceptional offer for your home's sale. Start with this home staging advice and you'll see that your home spends fewer days on the market :
Begin with the exterior of your house, better known as your curb appeal. Examine the exterior of your home from the view of a passerby. What jumps out at you? What unique characteristics seem waiting to be noticed?Understanding this helps us to decide what measures we can take to invite buyers from the street and into your home. If your house isn't at its best on the outside with refreshed paint and colorful greenery it's time to get those things done. Refer to the Curb Appeal Checklist and add dollars to your house's final selling price.
Does your home seem to say, "This is Your Next House" to a buyer? Looking through your house from a buyer's perspective, I'll advise you of adjustments that build up market appeal. I'll tell you take away anything that gives the appearance of clutter. Tabletops should be cleared off. Kitschy sculptures, sentimental items, family photos, and play time artwork should get stored away too. You need to "generalize" the home so buyers can perceive it as their new house.
I'll review every room of your home. Enhancements that directly impact your dollars include fixable like pieces of furniture that should get removed, rooms that need new paint, carpet that needs to be replaced, fixtures that need shining, and windows that need washing
Buyers' agents know that their clients want to see a property that seems comfortable. Items that could be unsightly should be removed so that your house will have likability at the open house.
Setting the Stage
I'll tell you when to host an Open House, because everything comes together to set the stage for what buyers can envision after they close on your house. Dark rooms can really dampen a buyer's spirits, so we'll do things like open curtains and create light where needed to invite the buyer inside. Together we'll enhance the mood of the house with enjoyable music to listen to while guests look around your home and make sure a pleasant aroma flows throughout your home. We'll add cozy-looking bedspreads, and place pillows on your couch and bedding. Buyers should feel like your current house has the potential to be.