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The Differences Between Effective and Ineffective Home Staging
Do you know the difference between a "good" and "bad" home staging? Many people do not, and they end up wasting money on poorly done stagings that fail to achieve the desired goal of maximizing their home's value and offers.
Here are some common mistakes that diminish the quality of the staging or -- worse -- fail to improve the home's value at all:
1) Too many pieces of furniture, furniture that is too large, or out-of-date styles, patterns, and colors. Crowded and unattractive rooms defeat the whole point of staging to sell -- making rooms look larger and more appealing to buyers so they can better imagine living in and enjoying the home.
2) Art that is hung too high or is way too small or the wrong color for the room or wall. Small art ends up looking like clutter in photos. Art should dramatize and enhance a room.
3) Poor accessorizing using out-dated items, small items, too many different colors, or the wrong number or size of items, which tends to make a room look unbalanced and messy to buyers. Alternatively too much white in a room with no contrast to add interest will not emotionally appeal to buyers.
4) Too-small area rugs ... more
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