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Home Staging Mistakes to Avoid

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For Sale at Azure CondosWhen it comes time to sell your Destin, Florida real estate, you might be inclined to stage the property. You’ve heard the theory that a properly staged home can sell for money in a shorter period, so why not give it a whirl? Well, the key takeaway here is the word “properly,” which begs the question: Are you doing it right?

It’s easy to find advice on how to stage a home, but sometime the most effectively stage properties are founded on the things you should, under any circumstance, NEVER do. The trick is to eliminate the mistakes so that the highlights shine even brighter.

For starters, don’t over-stage your welcome. There are two crucial reasons for limiting the amount of staging you do, that is spatial awareness and visual representation. The goal should be to enhance the home’s features and size, and the more you put in a room, the smaller it becomes. Another thing to not do is neglect the little things. When it is all said and done, buyers still need a blank canvas, something that allows them envision their own family living there. Staging is just a catalyst to spark their imagination. Last, but certainly not least, don’t take anything personally. Remove yourself and your sellers from the equation entirely.

Still need help staging your home? Contact one of our RE/MAX Southern agents today for tips and tricks!

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