In periods where the real estate market fluctuates (increased or declining prices, lengthening selling times, and so on), real estate professionals have no choice but to show turnkey homes. The slightest issue in the home, whether it deals with the electricity, plumbing, or other factors, can become focal points during negotiations. To reduce this margin, which can cause sellers to lose 10 to 15% of their initial asking price, home staging helps recoup any lost money.
And, since it is rare that sellers want to spend money to sell their property, home staging is based on the principle of minimizing their budget. Reuse anything you can to lessen the costs. If you want to sell your house fast, here are a few other things to keep in mind.
Clean up the home
When selling a home, people should take away everything about intimacy including wedding photos, posters in the teenagers’ bedroom, drawings on the fridge, etc. Sellers must think that, from the moment the decision is made to sell the property, the house is no longer a personal item but rather a commercial product. It may be difficult to accept this but the detachment is nevertheless necessary.
People, who sell their home must move out first, correct? Why not get the ball rolling early? Instead of waiting for the sale to happen, move everything out. This will help the real estate agent stage the home in a way that could speed up the sale.
Don’t have your next home ready yet? Have no clue where to put everything? Consider self-storage after a giant yard sale.
More than common sense, storing property is a priority when it comes to selling a home. As much as a dirty house can ruin the whole thing, a home that is packed also gives a bad impression. During the visit, the buyer will think, even if it is not necessarily the case, that you do not know how to clean a house or maintain it.
Tidying up is the best way to make a good first impression. Clean everything, from the top of appliances to each corner. Closets, the kitchen, the children’s room, the bathroom, the terrace, or even the garage—everything needs to be cleaned.