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By Michael Homer | Other/Just Looking in Spring, TX

Having Your House at the Center ‘Stage’ of the Market

If it’s taking time for your house to be sold, maybe you should try staging your house.  It is the process of making your house look more attractive and saleable to potential home buyers.  Many Spring homes for sale have undergone home staging, and many home sellers were quite happy about the outcome, as not only were their houses looked more attractive but beguiled many prospective buyers as well.

Some sellers would hire experts or professional home stagers to do this, given that it’ll cost them something, just as some home sellers at the Spring real estate.  But not all have the means to have their private havens undergo staging. 

To whom, then, would you ask for help?

If you have a knack in decorating and organizing your own house, you might as well try to do it yourself (DIY).  You may use your own furnishings and rearrange them.  Or, de-clutter the house, meaning you have to throw out (or have them on sale, too) the heavy and not-so important items.  It might not surprise you anymore to know, there are thousands of Americans who are hoarders, and you might be one.

You could have family members and even friends to help you out in staging your house.  Suggestions and comments from other people could be useful in having your home more appealing to many prospective buyers.  Or, even ask them for referrals of home stagers they know who would agree to do it at a very minimal fee, just as there are some around the Spring real estate.

Approach home owners you know who have “staged” their houses and have successfully sold them, like at the Spring real estate.  If they have hired home stagers before, then, they might as well have had ideas and were given advice and strategies about home staging.

The last, but not the least, use the Internet.  There are loads of articles out there about home staging and how to do it by yourself.  But be cautious, and just take note of what you think is best suited to be done to your house.

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