Staging your home for resale

Tips for staging your home for resale: 1. Remove all stuff. Strip down rooms, leaving only big pieces. 2. Declutter 3. Depersonalize 4. Deep clean 5. Donate 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.