Home Staging Tips

Sell quickly in Maplewood/Millburn-ShortHills/South Orange with home staging and with me as your agent - (973) 761-4100

Expert home staging is a surefire strategy utilized to sell a house here in Maplewood/Millburn-ShortHills/South Orange, New Jersey. Some advantages to home staging include less time on the market and more offers. And you should definitely think about professional home staging if you need a quick home sale.

Think of staging your house as creating a "style" for your property similar to what a publicist would do for a well-known entertainer. Just like creating an image attracts more popularity for a public figure, staging makes your home more inviting on the market.

Prepping your home for an Open House doesn't have to be a problem. It can actually be a great time to let your creative juices flow. Together, we'll strive for a high offer for your home's sale. Start with these home staging tips and you'll see that your home sits fewer months on the market after listing:

Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is your first chance to make a positive impact on buyers from a street perspective. The pluses and minuses that jump out at buyers shape their initial thoughts about your house and how you upkeep house's regular maintenance. Understanding this assists us in determining what steps we can take to entice buyers from the street and into your house. If your house isn't attractive on the outside with retouched paint and bright greenery we'll need to address those as well. Refer to the Curb Appeal Checklist and boost your house's final selling price.

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Sell quickly in Maplewood/Millburn-ShortHills/South Orange with home staging and with me as your real estate agent - (973) 761-4100

"Welcome to your new home!"

Does your house seem to say, "This is Your New Home" to a buyer? Looking through your house with a critical eye, I'll advise you of changes that enhance Open House appeal. I'll advise you eliminate pieces that give the look of clutter. Table and counter tops should be free and clear. Knickknacks, sentimental items, family photos, and play time works of art should get moved out of sight. I can help you simplify the decor of house. Disheveled or busy areas make your home look less spacious and buyers have a more difficult time imagining themselves calling your property "home".

Every area gets a once-over. Changes that directly impact your bottom line include easy-to-fix items like pieces of furniture that should get rearranged, rooms that need new paint, carpet that needs to be replaced, fixtures that need replacing, and windows that need cleaning.

With me by your side, you'll know that your home is likable and that it's friendly, avoiding "loud" or "too-bright" hues on the walls and furniture. And if you've already moved out, you can consider borrowing furnishings. The goal is for your house to look ready to live in as opposed to barren.

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Setting the Stage
The entire time your house in on the market, we want to engage the buyer's senses. Dark rooms can be a real mood killer, so we'll do things like part the curtains and reduce shadows where needed to show off your property. Together we'll enhance the mood of the house with enjoyable music playing lightly and make sure a nice aroma flows throughout your house. We'll make use of cozy-looking blankets, and throw pillows on your chairs and bedding. Buyers should feel like your current house has the potential to be.

Using my home staging tips will get your home sold faster in Maplewood/Millburn-ShortHills/South Orange. Robert Northfield can help you create an inviting atmosphere that makes buyers to want to stay — permanently. Give me a call at (973) 761-4100 and I will stage your house to sell.