Staging is a very important factor in selling your house. Just like what buyers do when they do shopping, they are evaluating the worth of your house based on what they see. A well-organized and clean house can increase the perceived market price of it while a cluttered, unappealing house tends to drive prospects away. As the person selling your own house, here are some tips to help you outfit your house better.
Here are the latest trends in home staging:
1. Neutral Colors
Paint the walls in the living room with fresh neutral color. This instantly makes the room livelier and newer. If you are not a professional house painter, hire someone who knows how to do it well. Neutral colors nowadays have more choices, not just the regular beige color. Re-apply varnish or wood conditioner to furniture. The shine and the smooth texture of the furniture are always appealing.
2. Darker Colors Are Important As Well…
Use darker color on other parts of the house. As top Brentwood Los Angeles real estate agent, Arlene Rutenberg, notes deep shades of colors on the walls can make a bedroom cozy and intimate. If you don’t like to paint all the walls with darker tones, select a part where you like the attention to be drawn at. For smaller things like bookcases or plant holders, experiment with color combination to make the inside color more conspicuous, like a light green to highlight the white pottery displayed within.
3. Accessorizing Trilogy
When it comes to accessorizing, three is the number to remember. Vary the arrangement of the displays. Say, instead of lining up three decorations in a row, arrange them in a triangular pattern. Scaling is also important. Vary the height and length of the accessories, with the smallest in front and the biggest at the back.
4. Freshen It Up!
Put some fresh flowers or live plants inside the house. Fresh sprigs of holly look amazing during winter days while homey flower arrangement is always inviting for any guest.
These simple steps can dramatically increase the saleability of your house. They are also a do-it-yourself process (aside from the complex wall painting) so it stashes only a few bucks from your pocket.