In order to effectively stage your home for potential buyers, you first need to succeed during the storage stage.
In the storage stage, you decide what to keep out in the open, and what to hide away. Though this sounds simple enough, many homeowners let potential buyers slip away by not properly storing their possessions. Fortunately, the movers at M. Dyer & Sons, Inc., Hawaii's best moving company, are very familiar with the art of effective storage, and would like to offer the following storage tips to all the would-be home sellers out there:
- Furniture: By reducing the amount of furniture in your house, not only do the rooms appear larger, but you allow the prospective buyer to move freely from one room to the next, and thus have an easy, enjoyable experience in your home...hopefully the first of many.
- Appliances: The same idea behind storing away some of your furniture also applies to what you should do with your appliances. Counter spaces in the kitchens and bathrooms should be free of clutter. Put small appliances and other equipment that isn't used regularly into storage. Again, the open counter spaces helps rooms appear larger, and allows the buyer to visualize how they would fill all the empty areas. And once the buyer starts visualizing, you're on the right track.
- Personal Items: But the buyer can't exactly start visualizing while your walls and counters are covered with pictures of you and your loved ones, can they? Packing some of your personal items such as photos, collections, holiday decorations and hobby material will reduce clutter and greatly enhance the prospective buyer's connection to the house.
A moving consultant or realtor will gladly assist you in de-cluttering your home for staging, but it's good to understand the benefits of effective storage for yourself. In addition to helping you sell your home, it will also make the moving process much quicker and less stressful.
The movers at M. Dyer & Sons, Inc. know from years of experience in helping customers throughout Hawaii, helping them move to a new home in as smooth a fashion as possible. To see this expertise in action, simply call (800) 922-2490...and get a move on it!