Home Staging Tricks & Tips From a Morris County Stager

Reblogger Will Nesbitt
Real Estate Agent with Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria 0225-089134

Home Staging Tricks and Tips From a Morris County Stager is a very well written short article posting techniques for properly preparing a home for others to see

Original content by Kristine Ginsberg

Home Staging Tricks, Tips and Suggestions From a Morris County Stager

Don’t wait until your home has already sat on the market to prepare it for sale. Moreover, in doing so you’ll have less stress and work when it comes to moving day so it’s a win-win.

Put some elbow grease into cleaning every space in your home, focusing on bathrooms and the kitchen. Every space looks and smells better when it’s sparkling clean.

Think clean, crisp and light. Take down heavy drapery and show off your windows. Buyer’s love light so let it shine in. Use white sheers to mask an unsightly view while still letting the light shine through.  

Reduce the amount of furniture and keep only what you absolutely need to open up the space and show off the room’s square footage. If you look at high end hotel rooms which are designed for the masses, they have a minimalist, spacious, streamlined look.  

Paint if it’s been a while or you have taste specific, bright colors. By neutralizing the wall color more buyers can envision their furnishings, especially art and upholstered furniture. Moreover, nothing brightens and cleans up a space than painting.

If you have hardwood floors remove large area rugs and show them off. Today’s buyers love hardwoods so don’t hide them. Staging always focuses on the home and its architectural feature.

Store taste specific art. If you have very contemporary, abstract or traditional art change it out with more neutral pictures like landscapes, black and white photos or a floral canvas. Take down small grouping that are distracting and replace with one larger piece of art.

Add lighting to dimly lit rooms. Lighting is one of the most overlooked elements in design and staging, yet one of the most important to set the mood and see the space. The best combination is sunlight, overhead lighting such as a chandelier or recessed lighting along with a few table or task lamps.

When selling it’s important that your hardwood floors shine on MLS and in person. This Morris County Stager recommends Armstrong Hardwood & Laminate Floor Cleaner because it’s an easy, no-rinse, no residue, water based product that will leave your floors looking shiny and new. 

For more home staging tips visit my website: Elite Staging and Redesign

 

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Elite Staging and Redesign - Kristine Ginsberg - 201 602 2562

 

Home Staging Morris County - Staged to Sell, Designed to Live!

You have 90 seconds to make a great first impression once your home goes on the market. Consult a Morris County professional home stager serving Union, Essex, Sussex Counties for that competitive edge so your home stands out from the competition, selling faster and for top dollar!  

Elite Staging and Redesign offers home staging services to North Jersey homeowners, real estate agents, banks, builders, and investors in preparing homes to stand out in today’s real estate market. For a consultation on vacant staging, lived in homes or interior redesign projects call Elite Staging and Redesign at 201-602-2562.

Morris County Home Staging Website: Elite Staging and Redesign

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Email: Kris@elitestagingandredesign.com

 

           

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Excellent choice for a reblog, Will! Staging the home can get it SOLD quickly and for top dollar!

Jun 01, 2012 07:08 AM #1
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Some really good tips for staging.  Thanks for sharing

Jun 01, 2012 07:20 AM #2
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Karen Anne Stone
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Will:  So many of the ideas you have here about staging your home are so important... but one of the most important ones is to have it all done by the time the home is first put up for sale.

Excitement about the home is always at its highest when a home first comes on the market, and of course... that is the time when it should also look its best.  Good post... Kristine knows her stuff !

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