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Prepping up your home for a house tour is important, especially if you would like to sell your house right away. That’s why staging is very important to make your house look more valuable. There are plenty of tips on how to stage a house and here are just some of them.
Declutter Your House
Get rid of all the unnecessary things in your house that can only cause a distraction. Clean your house from all the clutter and make sure that everything is in place. You might have some very old documents or papers that you don’t need anymore. You can actually donate it to a recycling center near your location. Check your cabinets if you have some old stuff that you’re not using anymore. You may also want to do a garage sale for all the things that are still in good condition but would no longer fit it your home’s overall aesthetics. People need to see themselves living in that house. So what better way to do it than to de-personalize your house? Just don’t overdo it to the point that it will look like a typical hotel. Make sure that it’ll still have some personality that will help some buyers see themselves in that house. Most people who are looking for homes in cities like New Orleans tend to buy into a certain lifestyle as much as the actual property. So try to show them all the attractive style of your house. One simple tip in decluttering your house is by removing all the stuffed furniture and replace it with smaller ones to create an illusion that you have a bigger space than what it’s supposed to be.
Add Some Paint
Make a good impression by applying a new layer of paint on your walls. This will make your house look brand new and well- maintained. You might want to choose neutral colors to make it seem bigger and brighter. Adding a fresh new coat of paint on your front door can instantly leave a good impression to buyers.
Do Some Regular Maintenance
Check your walls if there are any walls, cracked, tiles or even threadbare rugs and carpets. Some buyers in Louisiana are very particular with details like this so it would be better if you’ll be the one to see it for yourself. Make sure that the tiles are clean, wooden floors are waxed, and the tile grout has been repaired. You might also want to get rid of any odors in your house.
Make sure that your front yard is in tiptop shape. Mow your lawn and try to trim the bushes. Also, make sure that the outdoor furniture is clean of dirt as well. It may sound simple but these things can add to your house’s curb appeal.<< Back to the list.