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CRITICAL HOME-STAGING TIPS TO SELL FAST

It can take the simplest adjustment to create a spectacular symphony between light, flow and space.

Home-staging is simply marketing at its finest hour. And in tune to human nature, all marketing works according to the laws of attraction.

It is an industry fact that Home-staged homes achieve higher prices in a shorter selling period.
Apart from the 2 critical essentials of de-clutter and let in the maximum amount of light, the following items are all vitally important HOME-STAGING components.


Pavement

• Mow lawn and trim edges
• Paint exterior walls
• Repair/replace broken tiles


Roof

• Paint if necessary
• Replace any broken tiles


Entrance

• Paint front door
• New door mat
• Spruce up pot plants
• Ensure doorbell is working


Bathrooms

• Replace unsightly toilet seats
• Remove acid, rust & lime
• Clean tiles and fittings
• Check that taps work
• Re-grout tiles and clean showers


Driveway/Paving

• Ensure bricks/paving are in good repair
• Sweep and clear clutter


Kitchen

• Clean and clear clutter
• Clean sink and stove
• Clean top of fridge


Garage

• Keep garage as uncluttered as possible
• Good illumination
• Paint door if necessary


General – Wash/Clean/Vacuum

• Carpets
• Floors


General Repairs in

• Gutters and fascias
• TV aerial
• Sagging fence
• Leaking taps
• Creaky doors
• Broken windows
• Loose door handles
• Remove rusted garden furniture


Swimming Pool

• Ensure pool is sparkling clean
• Clean outdoor furniture and enhance with bright cushions


Garden

• Keep well watered in summer
• Weed regularly & rake up leaves
• Prune bushes & trees
• Turn flower beds before show house
• Cut grass


Other

• Create space where possible
• Plants – the bigger the better
• Keep stairways clear
• Put away laundry
• Varnish woodwork
• Repaint where necessary
• Tidy cupboard and clear counter-tops