It is the selling season in Minnesota. When it comes to
selling home, staging can make a world
“Home staging” is the practice of preparing a
home for sale in the real estate marketplace by making it more visually
appealing, while reducing clutter and removing personal items. Whether your
house has been on the Twin Cities real estate market for a while or has just
been put up for sale for the first time, it is always best to do some home
staging for when potential buyers come around.
Here are some things to keep in mind when
staging your home for the Twin Cities real estate market:
research. Read staging blogs, look at photographs, and attend other open houses. Learn
what a staged home looks like and get some ideas of what can be done with your
and depersonalize. Though you
might be thinking you want your house to look like it’s in Better Homes and
Gardens, that’s not really what staging is about. The goal of staging is to
create a canvas the potential buyer can visually imagine what they would do with your home. That
means clean and crisp, void of clutter and storing away personal knick-knacks
and family photos.
what you can. It is not a necessity to stage the
whole house. Stage the main living areas, like the living room and kitchen, and
then stage at least one bedroom. If there is a room that doesn’t really serve a
specific purpose, it may be a good idea to stage it in a manner that shows
potential home buyers how it can be used.
Though there are great people available to stage your home, sellers don’t necessarily
have to home a professional around to make their space look good. Take some of the tips
explored here and see what works for you and your home.
Good luck with your staging! And if you need
help, don’t be shy about reaching out to a talented Minnesota home stager.