Top things to consider for dressing your home for sale

Posted on Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 10:14

Dressing up your home for sale is the latest fashion in real estate. But what does it refer to? As the name already implies, dressing up your home equals having your home improved, styled and beautified, to raise the chances of making a successful sale. While dressing up, your home can genuinely add several thousands of dollars to the asking price; it surely comes with a price. Still, there are multiple ways in which you can improve your home with considerable low finances. Keep on reading to find out how. 

Make a positive first impression

Positive first impressions can go a long way, and if you manage to click with the customers from the very first time, you may have a shot at making a great sale. Potential buyers will carefully analyse the appearance of the house from the inside out. Thus, make sure you enhance the exterior of the house by giving the house a fresh hand of paint, add a uniquely-crafted letterbox and place plenty of flowers by the window. These changes can make a world of a difference.

Eliminate clutter

If you want potential buyers to visualise themselves living in your house, you need to do some serious cleaning. After cleaning up every room, you should eliminate unnecessary things that may be making your house look crowded and cluttered. Separate all things that don’t have any particular spot in the house, and store them in boxes. It doesn’t matter what you do with them, as long as you make the house look airy and cosy.

Re-arrange the furniture

As a popular tendency, we tend to live in overcrowded spaces, the rooms being filled with lots of furniture. Even though in some cases, the furniture we pick is beautiful, and matches the room perfectly, we fail to pay attention to the way in which we arrange it. Therefore, it is essential that you focus on how the furniture is placed around the room. Create traffic between the pieces, make them connect to each other, and, in this way, your space will look more comfortable and charming.

Allow natural light to enter the rooms

Natural light can make marvels in every home; that’s a given. If you didn’t experience that before, consider adding stylish light curtains that will allow plenty of light to enter the rooms, while, at night making the space more intimate and cosy. Plus, other trick you could use to re-distribute light inside the house is adding more mirrors and silver coloured items.

Add character to your home

And last, but not least, you want the potential buyer of your house to see himself/herself living there. How do you manage to do that? By adding character and heart into decorating. Make sure you let your imagination flow. Play with colours and different patterns so that you reveal your house’s authenticity and unique flavour, which are some of the main features that will help you make a successful sale!

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