Statistcs show today’s savvy buyers know within the first 15 seconds of entering a home if the home is a match for their taste and lifestyle. Sellers can use the following staging tips to counter buyer's quick judgement, show the home in its greatest light and attract offers.
Presentation is not a new term to the real estate industry and studies show that proper staging results in high return in terms of overall sales price. Staging has evolved from the strategic placing of a chair and lampstand to the complexities of appealing colors and tasteful scents that appeal to today's buyers.
Simplifying is the removal of furniture that distracts from the architecture of the home. With focus on the design and unique finishes, buyer are able to picture how the home will meet their demands and lifestyle. Buyers are purchasing lifestyle and they will place an offer on the home that matches their lifestyle. Additional furnature and personal items distract buyers from entering into that lifestyle thought process.
Depending on the current condition and style of the home, identifying needed improvements could help in maximizing the sale price of the home. We recommend a cost analysis to be performed to determine if there is value in making such improvements.
The above tips will assist homeowmers in realizing their real estate goals by selling a Lake Minnetonka home at the highest market price in the shortest amount of time.