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Home Staging Tips

July 17, 2009

How to improve the chances of your home selling!


Fresh flowers add a nice touch to your home when it is being shown.

Fresh flowers add a nice touch to your home when it is being shown.

With all the negative news that the media is presenting it is hard for potential WNY home sellers to think that it will be anything but an uphill battle.   But there are things that a seller can do to improve the chances of a sale by preparing their home.

Ways to make sure your home is not on the market long after correctly pricing your home for sale include:

  • Get rid of the clutter! The more open space you have, the easier it will be for potential buyers to envision their belongings in your space. Have a garage sale, box up everything that you don’t need and put it in storage, etc.
  • Keep everything organized. Growing up, you could shove things in the closets and under the bed to make your room look clean.  Potential buyers will open door and look in cupboards. Make sure everything is organized and clean!  Read Also: Western New York Showing Advice for Sellers
  • Your home should always smell as clean as it looks. More buyers are turned off by household odors more than they are by a little clutter. Especially smoke and pet odors.   With spring here, open the windows often, keep a sented candle burning and take the smking outside and ensure that the litter box is kept fresh!

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