Follow These 3 Steps In winter Home Staging
Winter can be considered the most difficult time to sell a home. If you follow these 3 creative ways to spruce up your winter home staging you’re guaranteed to overcome this stereotype. These 3 steps are for all types of homes and real estate. Whether you are selling a home in the city or countryside, these creative ways will showcase what your home has to offer.
Cozy, Clean Set-up
Winter home staging is simple. Daily living just creates clutter, especially during the winter months. Between the extra layers of clothing, snow boots, and hats and mittens, the entry way and other busy spots in the house become the reoccurring catchall spot. Make sure to keep these areas open and uncluttered. Utilize storage! Along with the removing excess clothing and clutter, make sure to create a cozy environment. People are entering your home from the cold. As you’re able, provide them with warmth by setting out candles, adding extra blankets to the furniture, and any additional pieces that make you want to stay.
Welcoming Lighting in winter
During the winter we are not just fighting the cold we are also always missing the sunshine. Make sure to have plenty of lighting using incandescent light bulbs that creates a welcoming environment. Your home needs to be light, bright and open. In winter home staging be aware that the natural lighting you have during the rest of the year is now missing. If you need to add lighting just to show off the details to your home, do this as well. Add lighting to accentuate the selling points of your home. Light up corners of a large room in order to highlight the size of the room.
Another lighting detail to consider is outdoor lighting. For example, winter home staging in Loudoun County and surrounding rural areas can definitely include the beautiful landscapes and white snow outdoors. If you are do winter home staging the in Washington DC, cityscapes offer great views of holiday lights. Make sure to showcase the daily, beautiful views and outdoor details.
Holiday Decorations accent architectural features
While every home has selling points that allow potential buyers to picture themselves with, the holidays are also an important time of year to visualize in a potential home. Do not hesitate to decorate your home for the holidays as part of your home staging. Decorations add to the cozy environment, while also painting a visual for your potential buyers. Keep these 3 creative ways in mind in winter home staging and getting your home staged to sell. Potential buyers will appreciate the effort and reward you with a higher sales price!
Contact Gene Mock, Assoc. Broker, Premier Team, Keller Williams Realty call gene @ 703-342-8100
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