Split Rock Real Estate (518)587-8877
Steven H. McIntyre-Broker
Michael P. Ginley-Associate Broker
Steven H. Gottmann-Associate Broker
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How To Stage Your Residence for Sale

Sell quickly in Saratoga Springs with home staging and with me as your REALTOR - (518) 587-8877

Expert home staging is a proven strategy used to sell a home here in Saratoga County. Some positive aspects of home staging include less time on the market and more offers. And you should definitely consider professional home staging if you need a quick home sale.

Think of staging your home as creating an "image" for your property the same way a PR firm would do for a popular politician. Just like creating a style attracts more positive publicity to a public figure, staging makes your home more attractive on the market.

If you need additional information about home staging to sell your house quickly in Saratoga Springs, New York, contact me and I'll help you with designing the best image for your home.

Making ready your property for an Open House shouldn't be thought of as an annoying experience. It can actually be a blast. Together, we'll strive for a top dollar offer for your home. Start with this home staging advice and you'll see that your house spends fewer weeks on the market after listing:

Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is your first chance to make a positive impact on buyers before they walk into your house. The good and bad features that jump out at buyers shape their initial perception of your house and how you perform house's regular maintenance. Acknowledging this helps us to choose what steps we can take to invite buyers from the street and into your house. If your home isn't at its best on the outside with touched up paint and bright greenery it's time to get those things done. Refer to the Curb Appeal Checklist and increase your home's final selling price.

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Sell quickly in Saratoga Springs with home staging and with me as your real estate agent - (518) 587-8877

Make yourself at home...

Does your home seem to say, "This is Your Next House" to a buyer? Looking through your home from a buyer's perspective, I'll suggest arrangements that build up market appeal. I'll help you eliminate anything that gives the illusion of clutter. Table and counter tops should be neatly arranged. Kitschy sculptures, sentimental items, family photos, and refrigerator drawings should get moved out of sight. I can help you simplify the decor of house. Disheveled or busy areas make your home feel less spacious and buyers have a more difficult time picturing themselves calling your property "home".

I know exactly where a room's best characteristics are and how to show them off. I'll note the pieces of furniture that should be rearranged, rooms that need a fresh coat of paint, rugs needing to get changed, fixtures that need shining, and any other improvement that can easily be made to positively influence the sale.

Working together, we'll make sure your home is neutral and that it's inviting, staying away from "loud" or "too-bright" colors on the walls and furniture. And if you've already moved out, you can think about renting furniture. The goal is for your home to look inviting as opposed to deserted.

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Setting the Stage
I'll tell you when for the Open House, because everything comes together to set the stage for what buyers can expect after they close on your house. Brightness is critical and we'll part the curtains, and add lighting where needed to welcome the buyer. Together we'll enhance the air of the house with enjoyable music playing lightly and ensure a pleasant aroma flows room-to-room. We'll make use of cozy-looking throws, and place pillows on your chairs and bed. Buyers should feel like your current home has the potential to be.