As a seller, you want the best possible price for your home. You’re not going to get that if prospective buyers don’t want to spend time exploring, so real estate professionals have a little trick up their sleeves: home staging.

What is Home Staging?

Home staging is part science, part art. Using techniques that allow potential homebuyers to envision their belongings in your home and encouraging them to imagine the possibilities are two tactics that carry a lot of weight.

A successful home staging makes your home look as attractive and inviting as possible, which lets buyers give themselves permission to fall in love with it.

Setting the Stage Sells Your Home

You never get a second chance at a first impression, and that’s even true when you’re selling your home. The first thing potential buyers will notice is the way your home’s exterior looks, so spend some time sprucing it up. Pick up twigs, rake leaves, re-seed worn patches on your lawn and power-wash the driveway.