My mother always teases me and says my house looks staged and not lived in. That’s her way of saying I need more clutter (bless her heart). I like for my home to feel warm, inviting, and comfortable for guests – and that’s hard to do if there’s sensory overload in your home. The same can be said when it comes to selling your home. You want a potential buyer to experience feeling “at home” and comfortable, since many buyers focus on decor (and the feelings it invokes) rather than the “bones” of a home.
If you’re planning to sell, consider this an exercise in “hosting.” Hosting is about ensuring the comfort of others. Here are some tips for being a gracious host and adding a touch of polish to your home while it’s on the market:(Click here to continue reading…)