When you are selling your home, it’s important to have a clean and streamlined kitchen. Potential buyers will open drawers, cabinet and pantry doors, and snoop around everywhere. It’s their right too. They are interested in buying and want to know how much space there is. They want to know what the condition is on the inside of cabinets and appliances. In the same way that your closets can say a lot to potential home buyers, so can what’s inside your kitchen.
In our online home staging training program we discuss various parts of the design process, including elements like visual weight. Visual weight typically comes from not only the size of an object but also the material it is made from. Have you ever had the experience of lifting a piece of furniture only to find…Read More
For many people when they think about home staging, they envision bringing in lots of new stuff. They picture movers with sofas, rugs, artwork, and more. Sometimes, what’s really needed is simply moving stuff around and repurposing it. Even a mix match of styles and pieces can end up in a good looking space when…Read More
The general consumer believes that home staging is about keeping things neutral. Front door wreaths are typically personality driven. Does this mean that they should come down when selling your home? Are front door wreaths actually too personal a touch for home staging?
Home staging doesn’t mean depersonalizing. It means knowing your home buyer.
To clear up this question, one of the first things we need to do it clear up the number one myth of home staging. What we typically hear is to depersonalize, depersonalize, depersonalize. The truth is that a home without personality is completely boring. This is true even when selling. Have you ever seen a model home that was without personality? No, of course not! They are overtly personalized actually. This is because that designers for these communities have had a lot of demographic information given to them about WHO is buying the home. Everything is wrapped around that person, or ideal home buyer.Pin It Read More
I found some useful home staging bathroom tips via my ScoopIt feed this morning. Over and above cleaning, down to bleaching the grout to get the space be appealing, it was the ideas on how to make the space feel relaxing, and spa like. This might seem contrary to how we all actually use our bathrooms. Most…Read More