How Staging Plays a Role in Listings for Potential Buyers


Listings and staging goes hand in hand when you need a potential real estate buyer. You will find that real estate experts, professional staging and interior design experts share their go-staging secrets at every stage. You can use the following tips stated below to initiate a speedy sale.

Virtual Staging – As per NAR, 92% of the homebuyers search homes online, so your first step would be staging your listings appropriately for the photographs. When you sell a home, make sure, it does not have empty space and neither overdo them with decorative items. Since, if you have vacant listing, try to invest in whole-house staging to highlight how spaces can be managed with furniture appropriate for the room.

Use of Digital Photo Gallery – If a homeowner possess digital photos of their exterior such as garden area, outdoor, pool areas you can easily set up a slideshow of them and play during your showings. Buyers will be able to view the full potential of your outdoor space.

‘First Impressions’ always count – If you do not want to appeal a buyer within 30 seconds, then you will surely lose them. Potential buyers must visualize or you have to make them visualize living in the home. Therefore, sellers should remove all personal items while showing.

Downsize of your showing– If a potential buyer sees a cluttered closet, they might consider that the house does not have enough space. So the sellers need to clean the clutter in cabinets, closet and kitchen pantry to display how good is the storage facility at the home. This gives seller a jump-start.

Strong presentation – In order to make your room fell larger while showing to a potential buyer, place the furniture away from walls or rearrange them to create enough conversation space. Make sure appropriate furniture is present. If your bed is without a headboard or nightstands, buyers might feel your home is cheap.

Looking down at the basics – Make sure the décor of your home match the architectural style. If you have a sleek and modern home, but the furniture are traditional buyers might feel confused and at discomfort. Stay away from those trendy things, which might distract your potential buyers.

Set a lifestyle – It is advisable and most of the real estate experts and interior designer says that your home must illustrate the lifestyle a potential buyer. It is obvious that buyers want to feel as though they are living in their dream home. You can decorate your home using champagne flutes or wine and cheese in an outdoor seating area.

You must help your clients prepare for last minute showings. Use a box with a lid to place the extraneous items on the countertops or desk. Have a laundry basket to hold toys, clothes, shoes and keep this basket in the car while you show the home to a potential buyer.

These are some of the popular ways to engage people and have high probability to turn them to potential buyers by staging your listings systematically.

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