Staging a home for purchase is one of the most critical parts of the sales process. This is your opportunity to highlight the structure’s strong features while diminishing those that are less than desirable. It is also a time to ensure that people are in the right frame of mind for making positive purchasing decisions.
There are a number of strategic, decorative touches that you can use to make a house feel like home. Surprisingly, however, too many of these elements can actually turn prospects away, especially if you use the wrong ones. This is why sellers are often advised to empty out and de-clutter their spaces before getting started.
Too many of your personal effects will make it hard for consumers to picture themselves and their families in the abode. Rather than hanging up or placing framed photographs of you and your loved ones, look for modern art to hang on the wall. These additions are also a nice way to highlight any track lighting or wall sconces that you have installed. This is the first step in depersonalisation and it creates an environment