Selling just about anything will entail an appeal to the buyer’s emotions. This is especially the case when it comes to selling your home. When presenting your house to a new potential buyer, then, it is essential to have them envision it as a place where they could comfortably live.
In doing so, you will need to carefully stage your property so as to impress potential purchasers with its overall appearance, keeping in mind that “less is more.” For example, one of the very first rules of thumb here is that in making your home look more desirable, you will want it to appear bigger and brighter – and, one of the best ways of doing that will be to remove as much of the “clutter” as possible.
This will involve stowing away knickknacks, as well as collectibles and photos that are placed on counters and tables. Packing away family photos and other related items will be key, as this can detract potential buyers from imagining themselves living in the home.
If your house is a bit overcrowded with furniture, then you may need to find a place to store some of it during the process of showing your home. This is because when rooms are packed with too many pieces, it tends to make your home appear smaller – and this makes potential buyers feel that the home is less valuable than it really is.
You might also want to rearrange the furniture in certain rooms in order to highlight the focal point. For example, if you have a fireplace in your living room, then arranging a couch and a love seat so that they face it can help to present the beauty of the fireplace.
Certainly, it goes without saying that giving your home a thorough cleaning will also be key. Ensuring that all rooms – especially the kitchen and bathrooms – are spotless will go a long way in attracting offers from potential purchasers.
While the home sale process can be somewhat “trying,” doing things that can help speed up getting a potential offer can work towards reducing stress. It can also increase the chances of getting a higher priced offer on your home. Are you ready to sell your home? Give us a call.