Fresh Trends in Home Staging

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When selling your home, making a good first impression is vital. With so many properties on the market, every potential buyer has a number of options and you have to do everything you can to make your home stand out. Everyone stages their home differently, but there are a couple of things that must not be avoided if you want to do it right.

Here are some tricks that might help you reach perfect home staging and make the best first impression.

Color Choices
When painting your own home, you can do whatever you want and choose whichever color combination you like. However, when preparing a home for staging, this is not the case. Not all buyers will appreciate your boldness when it comes to colors and not all will enjoy your wild choices. Therefore, you need to take it down a notch.

Instead of choosing crazy and extravagant paint, you have to settle for a more default one because you are not doing for yourself, but for future owners. In addition to beige- and white-colored walls that most people like, you can pick soft blue, yellow and other soothing shades. They will make your home look cozy and inviting, which is always good when presenting it to potential buyers.

Lights that Save and Protect
When you live at the same place for a long time, you get accustomed to its flaws such as faulty lighting and stop minding them. However, new owners will probably feel less comfortable with the fact that the lights are not up to the highest standard. That is why you should take care of this problem as soon as possible and purchase LED light bulbs that simultaneously protect the planet and save your budget.

Moreover, you can also impress interested parties by introducing new elements, and the most cost-effective way to do so is to search online for table lamps or eye-catching chandeliers. These effective improvements will not only make a good first impression, but also transform your home into a more sophisticated and enjoyable place.

Take Care of the Furniture
If you feel that your rooms will look too cluttered to interested buyers, you should do something to make them seem more spacious. Of course, renovating them would cost too much, so you may want to reach into your bag of tricks and get creative. There are several things you can do to make your rooms appear bigger without actually renovating them, which will save you money, time and energy.

The easiest and most effective way to achieve this is by decluttering and removing all excessive furniture. This will turn the buyers’ attention to what is left and they will be able to see the potential and still visualize the changes that can be introduced. Hence, you will give them a glimpse into their future and, at the same time, have a chance to sell some of your unnecessary furniture.

The Exterior Impression
What most people forget is that the first things a prospective buyer sees are not the walls, furniture or the bathroom tiles, but the outdoors – the lawn, the hedges, the patio. Due to this, you need to make sure that your garden receives the same treatment as the indoors: mow the lawn, trim the hedges, repaint the fence, clean the pool and decorate the patio. This will make a big difference and surely impress everyone.

Different Kinds of Staging
Not all people visit every property in person, but more and more of them do it over the Internet. That is why it is important to make everything look perfect and take high quality photographs that will portray your home in the best way possible.