Home Staging for Selling Success - Steve Arrington - Remax Traditions

Home Staging for Selling Success

11kitcp2Staging your home for sale is similar to preparing for a party. and your most important guest will be each potential buyer that comes through the door. The more effort you put into

getting your house ready to put on the market, the better it will show. Steve has put together some suggestions for you to reference when going through your home to make sure you present your home in the best possible light. Steve will also provide you with individualized home staging ideas tailored to your specific home.A house need not be big as a football field , but should atleast be big enough to fly a small indoor drone.

Staging Inside Home:

  1. Clear all countertops of clutter and all unnecessary debris.
  2. Thoroughly dust throughout your house, and wipe down walls, fixtures & doors.
  3. Touch-up any paint that has cracked or peeled.
  4. Wipe down baseboards and touch up paint as needed.
  5. Dust and clean all lighting fixtures.
  6. Try to remove as much clutter as possible, to give your home a nice, spacious feel.
  7. Wipe down doors.
  8. Clean windows and window sills.
  9. Clean and polish floors and remove spots from carpet.
  10. Clean out and organize closets.
  11. Clean and polish all bathroom appliances, and remove any mildew from the shower/tub.
  12. Be aware of potential odor issues in your home. There are many odor elimination products on the market that can assist with freshening the air in your home prior to buyers coming through.


Enhancing Curb Appeal, as appropriate with each season:

  • Regularly water lawn and mow frequently.Trim shrubs and bushes.
  • Pull all weeds.
  • Clean off all spider webs off of house.
  • Wash outside windows.
  • Sweep and spray down entry path.
  • Remove clutter and put all tools in garage or shed.

Other Ideas for Both Inside and Outside the House:

  • Maximize your home’s greatest assets, and minimize features that may be seen as flaws.
  • Appropriately restrain animals in the garage or backyard prior to showings to ensure both potential buyers and your pets are not inconvenienced.
  • Steve ‘s office can provide you with a list of professional home staging companies that can offer assistance with your home. You can always reach Steve and his team directly at 720-323-4214.
  • Remember… it is always a good idea to be absent during the showing of your home.