Staging your home for sale has become quite a popular trend. Realtors are recommending the professional services of home stagers more often than ever. You may be asking yourself the following questions:  Why stage your home? How to stage it? and Who do I stage it for?

Why stage your home:

Staging your home takes it from Dull to Dazzling. An expert will make your home look amazing for walkthroughs, listing photos, and open house guests. The choice of decor and furniture placement can change the entire feel of your home. Staging the home allows the focus to be on the bare bones of the home.

How to Stage Your Home:

Make sure that the home is clean and clutter-free. Countertops and Surfaces should have fewer than 3 items per surface. Hang a focus piece of art in the living room and display only it. Place furniture in seating areas that invite conversation.  Make sure your home is clean and spotless. Appeal to the senses of smell by burning fresh and vibrant scents with a candle or essential oil. Scents take evoke calmness, focus, and clarity like Citrus, Peppermint, and Eucalyptus. A batch of freshly baked cookies in the oven will do the trick each and every time.

Who do you stage it for:

The potential buyer and the home inspector. A clutter-free attic is the perfect setting when the inspector has to check it out. Gutters free from debris is also very impressive. Who doesn’t like a clean fridge and kitchen? A clean yard and garage allow the potential to shine.

Join the trend and stage your home. Live in a home that looks staged is a great way to live. Even if you’re not selling your home