Staging Your Home

Good to Know: Staging Checklist

Use this handy guide to be sure you're covering all the bases before a showing or open house.

Your Strategic Plan for Home Staging

Follow our advice for sprucing up your home room by room to make a great first impression.

Staging Your Home for Sale

  • Feng Shui Tips: orange couch and wood table

    Rearrange furniture to improve chi. A furniture arrangement can make or break the flow of energy in the room. If the back of a sofa faces the room's entrance, energy bounces right out. Facing a…   See the Image

  • Feng Shui: Bed

    Provide support. Large furniture such as beds and sofas need a solid wall of support behind them, so don’t place these pieces in front of a window.   See the Image

  • Feng Shui: Windchime

    Invigorate the senses. Stimulate your home’s energy with sound by adding a wind chime to the front right corner of your house. This is the buyer’s area of the home, so this accessory might call in…   See the Image

  • Feng Shui Staging

    Published 05/13/13 in Real Estate
    Feng Shui Staging

    Just one unusual tactic frustrated home sellers are turning to: staging their homes using principles from the ancient Chinese philosophy of feng shui.   See the Image

  • Front Door Feng Shui Curb Appeal

    Make your front door welcoming. Energy enters your home at the front door, so invite it in! Make your door stand out by painting it a color that contrasts with your home, adding a new welcome mat and…   See the Image

  • Feng Shui Couch and Table

    Create a “room of first impression”. Buyers generally decide whether they will buy a home in the first eight seconds they spend there, so you want them to see the best room first. Create a clear path…   See the Image

  • Bathroom Feng Shui

    Don’t let energy go down the drain. If the first thing buyers see when they enter your home is a bathroom, keep the bathroom door closed. Toilets and drains take energy from a room, so keep the…   See the Image

  • It's not just a home's curb appeal or updated kitchen that will bring buyers to an open house -- it's also the food. While serving a spread might not…   Read the Article

  • Assuming you've already decided to sell your house yourself -- or go FSBO -- rather than hire a real estate agent, keep in mind that preparing, marketing and showing your…   Read the Article

  • Holding an open house can be a great way to get your home for sale noticed -- that is, if your home is in good condition. If not, well... "I have personally witnessed people who have walked into…   Read the Article

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