By Barb Schwarz, Stagedhomes.com
Staging a home for sale involves a number of key things to do and here are four of my top things. I call them the “4 C’s” in home staging (and they’re considered “green staging” in this way as well): Clutter free, Clean, Color and Creative.
Turn chaos into order and peace. Americans are the largest consumers in the world. We have too much “stuff” everywhere! When you want to sell your house you need to go through room by room and remove excess items. Leave space between items, on the walls, and floor to show off the architectural features of the house.
The room will feel larger–and better because it’ll feel more spacious. Buyers need to see and feel the space to buy it. Whether the house you are selling is vacant or lived in, you do not want the rooms empty but you also do not want them overcrowded with too much “stuff” either.
Once it’s clutter-free, commit to keeping the room this way by not bringing in more “stuff”. Below are some important ideas to remember and do: