5 Things NOT to do When Staging

5 Things NOT to do When Staging| Lissette Ellerbe | LRB Design Studios |Virtual Home Staging

5 Things NOT to do When Staging

Staging a home for sale is the most misunderstood process in home selling. Creating the right atmosphere in the home, one which invites potential buyers to linger is much more than this. When creating the right scene, it’s just as important to know what NOT to when staging the home.

5 Things NOT to do When Staging| Lissette Ellerbe | LRB Design Studios |Virtual Home Staging

1. Neglecting the Deep Clean – A clean and fresh home is the very first step. If the home smells like last night’s dinner and there is cat hair in the corners, regardless of what else you do, it’s not going to sell.

5 Things NOT to do When Staging| Lissette Ellerbe | LRB Design Studios |Virtual Home Staging

2. Leaving the Clutter – Of course you’re still living in the home, but it shouldn’t necessarily look like it.

5 Things NOT to do When Staging| Lissette Ellerbe | LRB Design Studios |Virtual Home Staging

3. Keeping Personal Photos In View – Again, the goals is to create a blank canvass on which the buyers can imagine their own belongings.

5 Things NOT to do When Staging| Lissette Ellerbe | LRB Design Studios |Virtual Home Staging

4. Bright Colors – You might enjoy the purple wall and orange carpet, but your buyers will find them distracting. Neutral accents are always better.

5 Things NOT to do When Staging| Lissette Ellerbe | LRB Design Studios |Virtual Home Staging

5. Over Accessorizing – Too much of a good thing is a bad thing. Too many candles, throw pillows or furniture will just distract attention.

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