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Staging Your Home For A Fast Sale

Staging your home is the first in a series of steps to making sure you can sell your home for a good price and in a timely manner. Simple staging techniques are powerful ways to bring out the best features that buyers respond to. Whether you’re moving out because you’re downsizing, or looking to move into a new home – you’ll want the sale of your home to go as quickly as possible. A good way to speed up that process is by preparing it for a fast sale. Nowadays buyers have a lot more choice these days and will expect a great deal for their money. A market where there’s more demand than supply can work in your favour when putting your house on the market.

Home Staging Tips


Your home may look good from the outside, but if you've been looking to sell fast, there are still a lot of things you can do on the inside. One simple thing you can do is give your house a fresh lick of paint before putting it on the market. Getting rid of scuffs or marks in paintwork, or covering bold, bright colours with neutral tones can help prospective buyers better visualise the space and consider how they would put their mark on the property. Although relatively low cost for you as the seller, a positive first impression is a must on the property market.

To stage your home for a fast sale, you will want to remove clutter throughout the house. This is important to keep furniture minimal and allow potential buyers to see the space and how it can be used. If a room is cluttered, it can make a large space seem small and give an incorrect impression of how large or small the space may actually be. People aren't going to be impressed walking into a cluttered room, especially if they are looking for a new house to make a home. When selling, a tidy and organised home is the foundation of a great real estate transaction. Your goal should be to keep furniture minimal and allow space so potential buyers can envision how they would decorate it instead of focusing on all the things you have in your home.

Tidying the front or back of your house is simple and easy but can have a profound effect on first impressions when people come to view your home. People buy houses on first impressions and this helps ensure that you maximise the potential in any offer you get. If you have an outdoor space such as a garden, balcony or patio, make sure it has been tidied and made neat. Keep the leaves swept away, cut down any overgrown grass, remove any rubbish and keep your outdoor space clean and tidy. When selling your property, the front and back garden can either be a pivotal part of your sale or a total turn-off.

Making your house look better for potential buyers can seem like a daunting task. But it doesn’t have to be that way. When you have the right knowledge, the right tools and most importantly – the right attitude – it can actually be a lot of fun, and the results will speak for themselves. Remember that every little helps, and no work is too small to do if it means making your home look fresher and newer for buyers.

Sell Your Home


If you are ready to put your property on the market, contact Palmer & Partners today to hear how we can help sell your home in Colchester, Clacton, Ipswich or Sudbury. Find your local office and get in touch with our expert team.