Albuquerque home staging is the act of preparing a home for sale so that it stands out from the crowd and is more appealing to the highest pool of potential buyers.
There are a number of Albuquerque home staging techniques that focus on improving a property’s appeal, thus, transforming it into an appealing and welcoming abode that anyone might want.
Albuquerque home staging also translates into a stronger perceived value and higher selling price, and is becoming one of the fastest growing marketing tools in real estate today
According to a HomeGain survey, home staging resulted, on average, in a $1,780 price increase or a 586 percent return on investment. Procter & Gamble did a study of buyer behaviors and discovered that the most important characteristics of a home buyer are:
- 69% Location
- 12% Curb Appeal
- 10% Homey Feel
- 9% Size
The study also revealed that the most important factors for a buyer’s first impressions of a home’s interior were:
- Condition & Lighting 16%
- Cleanliness, Clutter and Odor 35%
- Decor 21%
- Floor Plan 15%
Before you show your Albuquerque real estate property to any potential buyer, you want to make sure the staging is perfect. That being said, most sellers don’t want to spend a lot to get their home looking in tip-top shape and more salable for buyers. The good news is that there’s plenty they can do either for free or on a small budget.
Albuquerque Home Staging Tips
Boost Curb Appeal
People who are thinking of touring your home will often do a quick drive-by first, often deciding on the spot if it is even worth a look inside. Make sure your home is ready to lure in on lookers with these tips:
- Power wash siding and walkways
- Hang easy-to-read house numbers
- Plant blooming flowers and fresh greenery
- Mow lawn, and reseed or add fresh sod as needed
- Wash front windows
- Repaint or stain the porch floor as needed
Clean, Clean and Clean Some More
Every surface should sparkle. From shining floors and sparkling windows to clean counters and scrubbed grout, this is the easiest and the cheapest way to help your home look appealing. Get in there and get this very important step done.
Clear Away the Clutter
If you want maximum home staging results all clutter must GO. Clean and clear surfaces, floors, cupboards and closets equal more space in the eyes of potential buyers, so purge anything unnecessary, too personal, or just plain unsightly. Remember, your style may not be the style of potential buyers looking for a home they can envision themselves living in.
Balancing Clean and Lived In
Now it’s time to carefully bring back in a few elements that will make your home appealing. For example, introduce a vase or two of fresh flowers (don’t overdo), a basket of fresh produce on the kitchen counter or a bowl of oranges beside the sink.
Rearrange Your Furniture
In the living room, create an inviting conversation area. Use only perfect personal accents. In the bathrooms, it is important that anything left out for visitors to see is very clean and pristine. Look at every detail as if you were a potential buyer
Pet Odors Have to Go
If you have pets, get all rugs steam cleaned and be extra vigilant about vacuuming and washing surfaces. Also be sure to keep any extra-loved pet toys and doggie bones hidden when tours are scheduled. When you live with and love your pets, it can be hard to smell what others smell, especially if they don’t have pets at home.
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If you are planning on selling your Albuquerque home, obviously you are hoping to sell it as quickly as possible and for the best price. Set the stage for success with Albuquerque home staging and you will see the results.
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