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Selling your home for more money: The secrets of home staging


How to optimise your property for a faster sale

When it comes to selling a house, first impressions are everything! You want it to look absolutely stunning and exquisite to any possible buyer who walks in. Home staging is the decorating process that highlights your home's most stunning aspects to dazzle buyers and sell it quickly for the highest possible price.


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How does home staging work?

To ensure a more successful and timely sale, follow these tips on how house staging works.

De-customize the space The fastest way to make a buyer envision the space as their own is by filling it with style and charm, making it devoid of personal touches. Remove personal pictures on the walls and clear bathroom counters. This will let the buyer form a stronger bond with the property.

Dispose of the clutter Space is what sells, yet clutter takes up a lot of it-tone down to the basics. Storage capacity is a primary selling point for buyers.

Clean the property Make every inch of the house spotlessly shine. This suggests that the previous owner cared for the home.

Stage where it matters Rooms like the kitchen, living room, master bedroom and guest room have the biggest potential to influence buyers' decisions. Spend less time on rooms that won't make much difference.

Patch and mend After thoroughly cleaning the home, tackle the scuffs on walls, crutches, holes and other impurities that signal neglect to the buyers—paint necessary areas.

Ensure there is more than enough light Let in as much light into the house as possible; it makes the rooms look lively and bigger.

How much does home staging cost?

The more sophisticated the home is, the more it costs to stage it. According to the National Association of Realtors, the cost varies depending on the home's location, size, and price. The kind of staging services you are searching for also determine the cost. Some real estate agents, for example, provide a selection of furnishing accessories that can be used to enhance the appearance of the home.

When it comes to selling a house, first impressions are everything

Virtual home staging: Definition and advantages

This is a type of staging where the aim is to create highly realistic images of properties for sale. 3D home staging lets the buyer imagine what their new home will look like once they are all moved in. It is standard practice among real estate agencies, photographers, and interior designers to maximise sales. Modern home buyers are usually too busy to move from location to location searching for a home. Below is why virtual staging is getting more and more popular:

Flexibility The buyer can inspect the property from the comfort of their home, job or restaurant since there is no need for physical presence.

Polished online presence Thanks to 3d graphics posted online, the seller can engage with the buyer effectively by asking questions and receiving feedback.

Cost-saving Virtual staging is cheap. There is no need for the buyer to host unnecessary events or parties just to showcase their home.

Speed Physical staging takes a lot of time and money. Making a sale is easy with virtual staging because of its few requirements.

Money saving tips for home staging

  • Do not fix excessively or exceedingly. Know when to stop.
  • Hire a professional help to guide you through the process.
  • Know your target audience. It will prevent unnecessary spending.
  • Come up with a spending plan which clearly defines your priorities.
  • Consider shopping at second-hand shops for new decor you might need.
  • Staging does not require complete remodelling. Recycle some belonging.
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Written by:

Elvis Miculis, Marketing

Elvis is an expat who just recently moved to Berlin. He loves to explore the city, especially architecture and parks.

Immowelt-Partner EVERESTATE GmbH

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