While selling a home is perhaps easier now than it would be in a normal market, it can still be well worth it to make sure you get the most return before listing it.
You can hire professional staging companies, but if you’re on a budget—or if you’re just curious about some of their tricks of the trade—here are some recommendations to stage a home
As you prep your home to go on the market, pick up some neutral paint to cover any accent walls or unusual paint colors.
To make the storage in a home as appealing as possible, showcase the closets and drawers by placing folded clothing neatly in baskets or bins, using shoe racks to display shoes, and organizing linen closets, too.
Baking cookies shortly before a showing—and placing them out on the counter with a note for visitors to help themselves—can set your home apart from the others on the market.
Many of us might not mind the clean-but-worn towels hanging on the racks by the sink or shower, but when it comes to staging a home, they can make a house look and feel dirty—even if it isn’t.