Tips for staging your home for resale:
1. Remove all stuff. Strip down rooms, leaving only big pieces.
4. Deep clean
6. Purge & Trash
7. Find places for treasures that really matter
Clear the decks
Declutter and depersonalize
Deep clean: Kitchen and bathrooms should sparkle!
Arrange rooms with a purpose: Arrange furniture for function, and traffic flow.
Layer in rugs and artwork: Once large furniture is in place, add in lamps, artwork, area rugs, and accent tables.
Finish with accessories: Bring in throw pillows, greenery, sculptural items, display-worthy books
Remove pets and their paraphernalia
Run smell check: Add new paint and carpet. Also a wonderful clean-smelling fresh linen.