Living room staging tips to sell property

2nd March 2020 posted in SELLERS

If you want to sell your home properly, it makes sense to stage it. Staging goes beyond cleaning and decluttering the house, which should be the starting point in every sales process. When you stage a home, you think of the most likely buyer; and you present the property in a manner which helps you connect with them.

We are pleased to say we have helped many homeowners in Letchworth Garden City to sell their home, and staging is a part of the process. If you want to ensure you attract attention for all the right reasons, call on the local expert.

We know staging your home can seem like a daunting prospect, so it is often best to take it one room at a time. This is why we are pleased to present living room staging tips to sell a property.


The standard of suite is vital

The suite, couch, sofa or settee, no matter what you call it, has a massive impact on how people think of your room. Your furniture and TV are often the focal points of the room, and people are drawn to them.

If your couch is old, tired, sagging and seen much better days, it will not leave a positive impression on prospective buyers. You want to ensure your suite has a contemporary style; and helps viewers to see your property as a stylish and modern home. You may not think to invest in a new couch before you sell your home makes sense, but in terms of presentation and pleasing likely buyers, this is a smart investment.

The décor

Knowing who the most likely buyer of your home will influence the décor. No matter the most likely buyer, keep things simple. Don’t opt for vibrant colours, and don’t add controversial artwork or too many accessories. However, think about the age-group and interests of people likely to buy your home.

A stylish carpet, simple wall decorations and a tasteful throw or rug can transform the appearance of a room, without being overpowering. Also, if you welcome a lot of viewers to your home, you can mix and match the style of the periphery aspects, to better appeal to specific buyers. By opting for a simple and understated style, you will not frighten anyone off; and you create a platform for personalisation if you wish.

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Don’t forget the finishing touches

Whether you are staging the living room for photographs or viewers, you should look to connect with the most likely buyer. This may be a challenging prospect, but if there is an interest that is likely to appeal to buyers, use this to accessorise the appearance of the room.

Magazines on your living room table or accessories can add a personalised touch that draws attention and help generate interest in the property. You may even find this helps a potential buyer picture themselves living in the property; which enhances the chances of them making an offer.

If you plan on selling your home in Letchworth Garden City this year, get in touch. We can arrange a property valuation for you, and if you are looking for guidance from a local expert, we are ideally placed. No matter what your property plans are for 2020, rely on Country Properties Letchworth Garden City; and we look forward to assisting you.

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