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Home staging is essential because it makes your house look beautiful to potential buyers. That is, the house will look its absolute best for homebuyers who care to check it out. Home staging helps you to improve the appearance of your home by highlighting the most impressive assets of your home to draw the attention of prospective buyers. If you get the home staging methods right, you will sell your house faster.

It is therefore critical for sellers to dedicate time and effort into staging their home because it comes with many benefits. Moreover, you don't need to spend loads of money on staging; most staging processes are inexpensive to implement, so you don't have to pay a tremendous amount of money to get your house prepared for a sale. Here are some ways to present your home effectively to potential buyers:

Stage where it is necessary 

Not all rooms are treated equally as far as home staging is concerned. The idea here is that you should concentrate your home staging efforts on the rooms that have the highest chances of influencing the decision of the buyer and spend less time on places that do not have much significance. You should, however, keep the entire house clean and prepared just in case someone decides to look at every room.

De-personalize the space 

One reason for staging is to help the prospective buyer see the house as their own. To achieve this, you should get rid of personal touches that indicate that the house belongs to the seller and not the buyer. To de-personalize the space, remove all framed photos you hang on the walls, do not keep clothes in the open, keep them out of sight and remove all personal items like contact solutions and toothbrushes from the bathroom. When you do it correctly, you are trying to assist the buyer in connecting with your property.

Remove clutter

Clutter occupies space and space is one of the factors that make a home sell faster. Therefore, make your home look spacious by taking out everything that is not necessary. Pack them out of the house for the time being and out of the way of potential buyers.

Clean the house thoroughly 

An immaculate home suggests to the prospective buyer that the current occupant has a good maintenance culture. So, it is essential that you clean every part of the home thoroughly. Ensure that the entire house is clean and not just a part.

Staging your home is one critical step in the home sale process so be sure to talk to your real estate agent so that you can plan for it properly.


An open house offers an excellent opportunity for a seller to showcase his or her residence to a large group of buyers. As such, it is important for a seller to plan ahead for an open house. If a seller devotes time and energy to prepare for an open house, his or her residence may make a positive impression on buyers.

Ultimately, there are several things that sellers need to consider before they host an open house, such as:

1. Home Interior and Exterior

A home's interior and exterior must dazzle buyers during an open house. Otherwise, a home is unlikely to make a long-lasting impression on a buyer.

To upgrade a house's interior, a seller should clean each room. Mop the floors, wipe down countertops and ensure each room is neat and tidy. Also, professional home cleaning companies are available that can help a seller quickly remove dirt, dust and debris from his or her residence.

Meanwhile, to upgrade a home's exterior, a seller should repair any damaged or cracked siding. If a seller requires extra assistance, he or she can reach out to local home improvement professionals to perform house exterior repairs as well.

2. Lawn Care

A home's messy, weed-filled lawn is unlikely to garner buyers' attention. In fact, this lawn may prove to be an instant turn-off to buyers when they attend an open house.

For sellers, it can be quick and easy to enhance a home's lawn. By mowing the lawn, trimming the hedges and performing other lawn care tasks, a seller can transform a drab lawn into a stunning one.

A seller should continue to take care of his or her lawn throughout the house selling cycle, too. If a home has an amazing lawn, this residence may capture buyers' attention, regardless of when a seller hosts an open house.

3. Clutter

Antiques, knick-knacks and various decorations may fill your house, but these items may appear to be "clutter" in the eyes of homebuyers. Therefore, you may want to put your personal belongings into storage before you host an open house. This will allow you to keep your personal items safe during an open house. At the same time, it will help buyers envision what life could be like if they purchase your residence.

Preparing for an open house sometimes can be difficult. Thankfully, you can hire a real estate agent who can help you plan for any open house, at any time.

A real estate agent can provide recommendations to help you prepare for an open house. Plus, he or she can share buyers' feedback following an open house and ensure you can make your residence into an attractive option for buyers.

Ready to host an open house? Consider the aforementioned factors, and you can get ready for an upcoming open house. And as a result, you can boost the likelihood that an open house leads to multiple offers to purchase your residence.



64 Buttercup Ln, Grafton, MA 01560

Condo

$399,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Hilltop Farms!!! Presenting this beautiful 3 Bed 2.5 Bath Jamison style end unit townhouse located in a premium lot. Bright and sunny unit with open floor plan, formal dining area, hardwood flooring, large family room with gas fireplace, recessed lights and ceiling fan. Spacious kitchen with plenty of cabinet space, granite counter top, center island and slider access to deck. Large master bedroom suite in 2nd floor with walk-in closet, master bath, double vanity, soaking tub and shower area. Two additional spacious bedrooms in 2nd floor with ample of closet space. Gorgeous finished walk-out basement wired for home theater setup that is perfect for entertainment.  Excellent location, convenient access to major routes. Come and see this beautiful house. Showings begins immediately by appointment only.
Open House
Sunday
July 09 at 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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11 Everett Ave, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Single-Family

$265,995
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Fully updated attached house available in ready to move in condition. 3 Bedroom 1 full bath, brand new heating system, water heater, carpet, updated bath with marble vanity and updated kitchen with brand new cabinet, granite counter top and stainless steel appliances, 1 car garage, gas heat, and many more. Great opportunity for investors, Easy Access to RT 9, Lakeway Commons and UMASS. Both units 11 and 11-A are separately listed for sale.
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Sunday
July 09 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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37 Valley View Dr, Grafton, MA 01536

Single-Family

$584,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Presenting this gorgeous 4 Bed 3.5 Full bath 'Toll Brothers Built' colonial on a corner lot with side entry garage in sought after North Grafton North Grafton Ridge. Elegant 2-story foyer, 9 foot ceilings, open floor plan with huge kitchen, double wall oven, recessed lights and large center island, spacious family room with fireplace. Formal living/dining rooms and a office/study room in 1st floor. Home features two staircases leading to large bedrooms and a beautiful master bedroom suite with sitting area. 3 additional spacious bedrooms, one with attached full bath and a jack & jill full bath access to2 other bedrooms. Sliding door from Kitchen leads to the deck great for outdoor activities. Large walk out basement that could be finished for additional living area. Come and see this beautiful house.
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June 10 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
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