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Staging FAQ's-Boca Raton-What Should I Do When My House is Being Shown?

Reblogger Sarah Becker
Real Estate Broker/Owner with SJB Real Estate & Management

Wondering what you need to do to get your home ready to show? heres a last minute checklist. The major work and staging should be done prior to the home being listed or avalable for showing. A quick run through checking all the senses before leaving your home can make a world of difference in the effect of a showing.

I know showing your home can be a pain but the sooner it shows great the sooner it sells!

Original content by Kathy Streib

Staging FAQ’s- Boca Raton- What Should I Do When My House is Being Shown?


When you have your house on the market you’ll want to take advantage of every showing. House for Sale-Staging Tips 
Having a checklist of what you need to do can help you for those times when you get that last minute call that your house is being shown.

 There are things you can do to keep your house ready for showings but there are always last minute items that you will need to do.


1.  Ditch the dishes!  If there are dishes in the sink, put them in the dishwasher or if that’s full, put that last minute morning juice glass in your fridge until you have time to clean it.

2.  Make sure all of your lights are on and your window coverings open.

3.  Take a quick trip around the house and pick up papers, shoes, toys, pet water bowls,etc.

4. Empty all waste baskets.

5. Run your kitchen disposal!  If you have the time throw in some ice cubes, a lemon peel or baking soda and vinegar.

Staging-After-Dining Room


6.  Make sure all of the beds are made.

7.  Bathrooms- hide your personal items; give the counters a quick wipe down and fold the towels.

8.  Do not burn candles!  

9.  Turn off your computers and if possible put them out of sight or locked up.  Remove and hide personal papers.

10. Hide, remove, lock up your jewelry and medication.

11. Laundry- No one wants to see it!  Don’t leave it sitting in piles on your washing machine.

12. LEAVE!  Let your Buyers see the possibilities of the house without your presence.  



These are 12 easy tips you can do when your

house is being shown.   Now...bring on the Buyers!  


 Kathy Streib 

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Jimmy Faulkner
Florida. Homes Realty & Mortgage - Wantagh, NY
The Best Of St. Augustine

Excellent check off  list to prepare for a showing. Light are a critical point. Everything should be lit up whereever possible. Making iut clean & neat makes the home look bigger.

May 03, 2013 03:59 AM