Preparing For Listing | In the News Blog

Sunday, March 7, 2021   /   by Janine Thomson

8 Tips to Preparing your Home for a Listing

When a home is properly staged, it should help a buyer see the beauty and value in the home, enticing them to imagine themselves living there. Staging is just as important for in-person home tours as it is for online property photos. More than 90% of home buyers search for homes online, and 85% of buyers say it’s the photos that are the most important factor in deciding which homes to view, according to research from the National Association of REALTORS®.
Here are some ways to prep a home for the photo shoot.
De-clutter..... De-clutter!
Appropriately displayed art on walls or above a fireplace can add color to the background and enhance the property’s online photos. Also, be sure to tidy up those bookshelves! Overstuffed shelves with various books and decor can create a visual nightmare. Organize them by coordinating the books or magazines by colored sleeve or by height. To add visual interest, group nicely tiered stacks and display them upright with a few d ...

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