Prepping Your Home for Sale in Okaloosa County

Sell quickly in Destin with home staging and with me as your REALTOR - (850) 837-2211

Prior to putting your residence on the market, consider a surefire way to sell your house: professional home staging. Home staging benefits include less time on the market and better offers. And you should definitely decide on professional home staging if you need a fast home sale.

Staging your home in Okaloosa County is all about marketing a lifestyle. You want buyers to picture themselves living and lounging in your home. You want them to see your current house as their future house.

Preparing your property to sell doesn't have to be a nerve-racking experience. It can actually be a great time to let your creative juices flow. Together, we'll strive for an exceptional offer for your property. Start with this home staging advice and you'll see that your house sits fewer weeks on the market :

Curb Appeal

First, look at the exterior of your home, or your curb appeal. Examine the exterior of your home from a quick glance from the street. What jumps out at you? What great characteristics seem waiting to be noticed? Acknowledging this assists us in determining what actions we can take to attract buyers from the street and into your home. If your house isn't attractive on the outside with refreshed paint and blooming garden plants it's time to get those things done. Follow the Curb Appeal Checklist and add dollars to your home's final selling price.

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Sell quickly in Destin with home staging and with me as your real estate agent - (850) 837-2211

Make yourself at home...

Does your house seem to say, "Hello From Your New Welcome Home" to a buyer? Touring your property with a buyer's eye, I'll recommend changes that improve Open House appeal. I'll help you get rid of items that give the look of clutter. Table and counter tops should be clutter-free. Brick-a-brack, souvenirs, family photos, and kids' works of art should get stored away too. You need to remove the personal details from the home so buyers can imagine it as their new home.

I know exactly where a room's best features are and how to show them off. I'll note the pieces of furniture that should be put in storage, rooms that need a fresh coat of paint, carpet needing to get changed, fixtures that could use brightening, and any other improvement that can easily be made to positively influence the sale.

Buyers want a house that draws them in with charm. Anything that could be "offensive" should be removed in order for your house to have general appeal during any visit.

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Setting the Stage
I'll tell you when to host an Open House, because all of the improvements mesh together to create a picture of what buyers can look forward to when they consider buying your house. Dark rooms can really dampen a buyer's spirits, so we'll do things like open curtains and reduce shadows where needed to invite the buyer inside. Together we'll enhance the mood of the house with enjoyable music to listen to while guests take a walk-through of your home and assure a delightful scent flows from every area. We'll add cozy-looking blankets, and pillows on your chairs and bedding. We want buyers to feel like your current home has the potential to be.

Using my home staging techniques will get your home sold faster in Destin, Florida. Mary Anne Windes, broker/owner can help you create a welcoming feeling that makes buyers to want to stay — permanently. Give me a call at (850) 837-2211 and I can help stage your house to sell.