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Staging Your Home For Sale In The Fall

Posted by Terence Davids on Oct 3, 2017 8:26:36 AM
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If you're ready to sell your home in the fall, there are lots of ways you can use the season to your advantage, both inside and outside of the home. When staging your home to sell it, you will want to keep your home looking trendy and not overdone, but as warm and comfortable as the season allows for. Here are some tips on how to stage your home to get it sold in the fall season.

Don't Over Do It

Less is more when it comes to fall decorations. Despite the festive look, too many decorations can detract from buyer's focus on your home. You want to compliment your home, not overwhelmed any interested home buyers.

It's also a good idea to keep your fall themed decorations neutral - opt for things like leaves, or autumn flowers. Avoid scary Halloween decorations or too personal Thanksgiving decor.

Give Your Neutrals A Warm Tone

While it's never a good idea to get too crazy with paint colours, especially when you're selling your home, you can really bring warmth into your home with neutrals featuring warm undertones.

A fresh coat of paint can make a room seem brighter, and cleaner. Making your home for sale feel more cozy and comforting will help interested buyers have an easier time envisioning themselves living there.

Make It Cozy

Offering a warm and comfortable atmosphere in your home will entice interested buyers to stay and take their time looking around the house. By accenting rooms with things like comfortable throw blankets and rugs, warm toned colours, and autumn style decor, buyers will feel right at home. As usual, remember you don't want to over do it. Less is always more when it comes to decor - you don't want to look cluttered or messy.

You can even use seasonal scents to make your home smell inviting. Spices like cinnamon, and seasonal apples will keep your home feeling warm, comfortable, and very in season.

Use The Fall Curb Appeal

Fall is known for leaves falling, so be sure to be diligent and keep up with raking and landscaping. You will have the beautiful backdrop of autumn leaves changing colour to compliment your home's curb appeal, but you must ensure that it doesn't look like you are neglecting the outside of your home. Selling your home in the fall involves a little more outdoors work to get the house in selling shape, but it will be worth it.

If you're ready to sell your home in Niagara, staging it is only one piece of the puzzle. Connect with a reputable Niagara realtor who can help get your home sold quickly, at the best price.

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Topics: Selling A Home