If you’re trying to sell your home, home staging is an important part of the process. Home Staging is so important that there is an entire industry based on it. People and real estate agents often hire professional home staging specialist to make sure a home is staged properly, especially during the holidays. But home staging doesn’t always have to be done by professionals, just make sure and follow these tips for home staging during the holidays.
Take advantage of the season and show off your tree. Realtors and home stagers agree that a Christmas tree can really add something to a home when it’s being shown during the holidays. Highlighting the tree can give the family looking at your house ideas about their own Christmas tree. Just make sure to not over due it with too many gifts or too many personal ornaments.
Christmas brings back many personal memories for most people but for the purposes of selling a house, the less personal the better. Try using more generic Christmas décor and limiting the personal stuff. The same goes for the outside of the house. If you normally go all out with lights and decorations, try toning it down for the sale of your house. Keep it simple so that people can better envision how they would decorate.
Christmas is after all a religious celebration but in todays world we must consider that not all people share the same religious beliefs. This can be a simple mater of making sure your decorations are more seasonal rather than religious. Just remember, it should be decorated to sell, not to live in.
Staging your home for sale during the holidays requires a different mindset, it’s not personal. You must make an effort to keep the holiday décor minimal, so buyers won’t be distracted and can actually focus on your home.