4 Quick Tips for Prepping a Home for Sale
By Brenda Hughes, Home Staging & Re-Design Southern IN, KY
(Evansville Home Staging & Re-Design)
Checklist: 4 Quick Tips for Prepping a Home for Sale Real estate pro and stager Barb Schwarz, founder of the International Association of Home Staging Professionals, recommends some of the following general staging tips in prepping homes for sale. 1. Super clean. Make the house shine from top to bottom. Don’t forget about cleaning the carpet, draperies, and windows, too. 2. Clear the clutter and unload some furniture. Remove unnecessary items from countertops, bathtubs, and shower stalls—areas that often attract the most clutter. Keep only the necessities. A de-cluttered home helps buyers mentally “move in” with their own things. You may need to rearrange or remove some furniture. Pieces that crowd a space can make it look smaller than it really is. 3. Prep your landscaping. Check gutte...