Quick Takeaways

  • When staging your bathroom, try to aim for a spa-like environement. Replace old towels with fluffy white ones, light a candle, and perhaps most importantly, make sure everything is clean and fresh!
  • Turn often forgotten or cluttered areas like nooks, small offices, or even closets into something functional to help the buyer see your home’s maximum potential. For example, that under stair closet could be an office or a reading nook.
  • If you have a formal dining room, help them envision entertaining! Set the table complete with a modern table runner, place settings, and a bouquet.

Source: 81 Home Staging Tips That Help Buyers Fall in Love (House Logic, 2022)

Staging – the process of designing and filling home with aesthetically pleasing furniture, accessories, and décor – is sometimes the final push buyers need to help them envision a home as “theirs.” While not every home needs a complete décor overall, stages often have a few tried and true tips; remove personal items, stick to neutrals, declutter, and help buyers see the potential of your home by adding storage and versatile spaces.

Though virtual staging was making a name for itself pre-2020, the COVID-19 pandemic pushed it into the limelight, allowing sellers to stage homes without having yet another stranger step foot into their space.

Specific areas of the home tend to have a larger impact on potential buyers than others, namely bedrooms, living rooms, and bonus spaces like offices.

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