9 Staging Tips for Selling Your Home

Set the Stage

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cp_web_buttons_red10Create an Inviting Entrance
Make it look new. Paint your front door, replace your hardware and give it some pizzazz with a seasonal wreath. Try painting your street number and mailbox.
cp_web_buttons_red9Clean Out Clutter
Get rid of everything and anything you do not use or need. Rent a pod to discard unwanted items or rent local storage if you need extra space for a short timeframe. Buy inexpensive baskets to store clutter and arrange them on shelves as décor. Depersonalize spaces so buyers can envision themselves living in your home.
cp_web_buttons_red8Float furniture
Bring furniture off walls into the center of the room. You will create walkways and the rooms will begin to feel more open.
cp_web_buttons_red7Decorate in Threes
Five looks like clutter.
cp_web_buttons_red6Replace Old or Worn Carpeting / Flooring
Refinish hardwood floors in rough shape, you will gain that money back twofold. Replace or steam clean carpeting.
cp_web_buttons_red5Update Your Walls
Wallpaper is a deal breaker, get rid of it. Give your walls a fresh coat of paint, the purpose of paint is to make things look new. If you have wood paneling, use wood filler to fill cracks, then, paint over it.
cp_web_buttons_red4Eliminate pet or cooking odors
Give your home a good cleaning before an open house.

  • Open windows to let in airflow.
  • Light a pleasant candle.
  • Brew coffee and bake cookies.
cp_web_buttons_red3Redecorate vacant rooms
Never leave a room bare.
cp_web_buttons_red2Paint is Your Ally


“Here’s one of the best tips we have onSell This House. Paint is your biggest ally when hiding the flaws of your house. There are countless times when we don’t want potential buyers to notice an ugly vent, odd nooks, or less than perfect base boards. We simply paint them to blend in with the walls and no one ever notices.”— Roger Hazard, Designer