Selling your house can be both exciting and stressful. And depending on various circumstances you may not be signing those papers as soon as you’d like. Many times though, you can assist the speed in which you sell your house by doing a few simple things to invite others to see themselves in your home as you once did.
Staging your home is the number one thing that can make or break how fast you get yours off the market. Home buyers are always looking for how they can utilize space with their property as well as wondering if they can visualize themselves living in a new home. Each room has it’s specifics that they’re looking for, and you can easily taper your rooms to these conditions.
Bathrooms. This room is the one where cleanliness is most scrutinized. No one wants to see soap scum in the shower or soap rings on the sink. Make sure the trash is emptied, everything is wiped down, and that the toilet has been scrubbed. Decorations should be minimal with small flourishes to make it feel like home.
Bedrooms are the most intimate of spaces for a home owner. Most guests don’t enter them and the personalization is greatest in the décor of these rooms. When selling your home, keep yours simple. Eliminate gender-specific touches and remove any overbearing pieces of furniture or décor that may not assist in the allusion.
A living room or family room will be one of the first and one of the main rooms a potential buyer will be looking at. Keep these open and inviting with small touches of individuality. Pieces of furniture shouldn’t be cramped together or all placed along the walls. Even if this is how you keep your home, it doesn’t play as well into other’s thoughts and day dreams.
Last, give other rooms a purpose. A new buyer isn’t going to want to purchase extra unneeded space. Give them ideas of how to utilize any extra rooms they may be buying, whether it be an office, a workout space, a man cave, or a game room.