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Is Your Home Overdressed? Maybe it needs a "Make Under"
My Active Rain colleague Tessa Skeens is a home stager out of Texas. She wrote this GREAT post about how best to stage your home to sell.
Great tips, Tessa! Thanks! :)
Happened to be home when Oprah was on this afternoon. The topic was Makeunders. Women who needed less not more. But this also applies to homes. Nate Berkus did a room Makeunder and it inspired me!Every home that goes on sale needs a makeunder. The less of you, the quicker your home will sell. The bigger and more spacious your home looks the higher it's perceived value.
This means it's really important to edit your stuff so what's really important greets you (and your buyers) when you walk in the door. You want your homes' features to shine, you want buyers to say AH! The trouble is we tend to keep adding stuff to our homes and don't stop to edit.I compare it to getting dressed. You've got a great look going but then you keep adding accessories to your outfit. A scarf or two. All of a sudden your great look gets lost. No one will be able to focus on that perfect necklace or pair of ... more
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