The first step in staging a home is to not do it yourself. Why, you ask? Because just like the person who lives next to a railroad track no longer hears the train that goes by at 2:00 AM in the morning, you no longer notice Gramma’s dresser you have so charmingly placed in the middle of your living room blocking the window. The first step in staging is to find a friend, neighbor, or Realtor who are committed to telling you the truth about what they see. Once you have done this, walk through the home with these tips in mind.
- Clutter needs to go. In most cases, go into the process expecting half of your belongings will need to be thinned from the home to truly let the size of the home and its features to shine through. The more space we have,