Selling a house can be tricky especially when you are unfamiliar with the real estate industry. Most sellers try to sell the property with little knowledge of what the potential buyers might be looking for. Staging your home can help you sell your home quicker – and it doesn’t have to be difficult!  Here are a few tips!

Make The Home Look Welcoming

When you decide to sell your house, chances of getting prospective buyers that are wanting to tour the property are high. The exterior look of your home will make a buyer decide whether they want to enter the home or just skip it.  A house will sell faster if the the exterior of the home is well-maintained and the home looks welcoming.

Clear All The Clutter

Having clutter piled up in the home can be problematic for buyers.  They may think there isn’t enough storage space or they may have a hard time envisioning the space without the clutter. A clutter-free home will be appealing to a buyer with floors, cabinets, and closets that are clutter free and sparkling clean.

Make the House Feel Like Home

Clearing the clutter has nothing to do with making the house look cold and empty. A nice piece of art on the wall, a flower vase on the counter or a basket of fresh fruits near the kitchen sink will add life to the empty house. Clients will be attracted to a dining area that does not look so formal and dull. Arranging small vase at the center of the table or have a piece of fruit art on the wall that will be inviting to the visitors.

Repaint the House

Sophisticated colors may be appealing to the homeowner but the client might have a different opinion. You cannot satisfy all prospective buyers color requirements but a neutral color would be better than a bold color. A house that has well blended neutral colors may not be the color choice of the buyer, but it will give the house an appealing look. The trick here is to have a color mix that is neutral and make everything look pulled together.


Simply putting your home on the market is not a guarantee of getting your home purchased.  Presentation and preparation are key factors to have the property sold faster and at a better price.  Let Team Couch of Birch Realty Group help you prepare your home to sell.  Give us a call today to learn more!

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