Straight from the experts!
“There is always a process the seller must go through before they call us here at Step By Stage Interiors. What we have for you today, is a list of seven must do’s to prepare your home for a fast and top dollar sale! – Anne Furlow,CEO
- Vacate your home
Moving out before you list your home is always recommended for a faster and more lucrative sale! Find your new home first, move out, and vacate all of your spaces!
- Professionally clean your home
Every nook and cranny must be pristine so prospective buyers view the property as well maintained! Important areas to consider would be cleaning all air vents, grouting kitchen and bathrooms, sweeping and mopping floors and cleaning all kitchen appliances to look new! Your home should feel and smell as good as new!
- Rid your home of any pet, smoking, or cooking odors
A good deep clean will do the trick most of the time, however, opening your windows, airing out your house, plugging in wax melts and air fresheners will have your spaces smelling fresh in no time!
- Clean or replace all carpet
This is a big one. No one likes seeing stains and dark spots as they walk through their potential future home. Homes that have conditional issues could be viewed as neglected and prospective buyers could start haggling down price. Make sure all of your floors are updated and clean!
- Repaint all your walls neutral colors, remove wallpaper
Simple neutral colors (like a Grey Owl – Sherwin Williams) will add a calming effect to your home. It will also freshen up the look. Don’t forget about your trim as well!
- Manicure Your Curb appeal
Whether it’s freshly potted flowers, trimming your hedges or repainting your exterior, your curb appeal is what draws a buyer in! With a fun pop of color (like a cheery yellow, soothing peach, or bold navy) you will catch your buyer’s eyes!
- Schedule Step By Stage Interiors Professional Home Staging
Unsure about hiring a home stager? Or have questions about how it works? Don’t get stage fright! Hiring a Professional Home Stager will transform the experience your buyer will have with your home! We have seen our staged homes selling rapidly!
- Our average DOM before generating an offer is currently only 4.5 days! 🔥
- It is worth it to stage! Professional home staging is always less than your first price reduction! 😱
- Let us help you get your home sold fast for top dollar!💰