Stepping aside and letting a home stager take the reins may be a difficult thing to do when you spent years in a home and had total control of the interior decor. Sometimes it is best to let a professional make the decisions for you so that your home sells quickly, but here are three things to remember when you are having a home stager step in:
1. Elsa from Disney’s Frozen was onto something when she belts out, “Let it Go.” Remember: you’re trying to sell your house to someone else. The stager neutralizes the interior of the home to appeal to as many people as possible. Disagreeing over details of the staging such as color of curtains or the layout of the master bedroom is irrelevant. If the staging is done well, you will only be living there for a small amount of time anyway and then you will onto your new home. It’s hard letting go, but you win in the end!
2. Pack up all your little mementos, tchotchkes and every 8 x 10 school portrait of your child from elementary school. Throwing your personality into your living space is key to making your new place feel like your home, but potential buyers want to feel as though it could potentially be their home. They don’t want to feel like they are intruding on someone else’s territory.
3. Move out the furniture your stager tells you to. Your great grandmothers giant hoosier cabinet filled with your great aunt’s cookie jar collection may have sentimental value to you, but could be distracting potential buyers and make it hard for them to visualize their own taste of home decor in the space.
Creative Home Stagers always puts forward their best effort to help clients meet their ultimate goal: sell your home. Years of professional home staging and happy clientele are proof that we use our expertise and good intentions to meet your expectations. If you would like a consultation for a professional home staging, call us today at (704) 315-5802.