Even in a hot real estate market, staging can be a useful tool. First impressions can be critical as buyers must decide quickly how much to offer or whether to make an offer at all.
As soon as you hire a real estate agent, they’ll likely nudge you to sell, donate, or throw away anything you no longer use.
No shoes by the front door, no wet towels in the hamper, and trying to keep bathroom counters clear of everything but hand soap and guest towels.
Neat and tidy is good, but crisp and gleaming is better. A clean house sends a message to buyers that you take good care of your home.
You can head to the home improvement store, get what you need to make the fixes, and get to work.
Respondents to the NAR 2021 survey said staging the living room was most important to homebuyers, followed by the master bedroom and kitchen.