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Home Staging Tips for Sellers

Here are a few Home Staging Tips that you will find super helpful @ The Connolly Agency.com We would love to assist you in getting your home sold! Our real estate agents in both The Bradley Beach real estate office and our Avon by the Sea Real estate office have a knack for home staging. We love it. Click on the Link below for more tips for successful staging! Thank you HGTV Design for sharing the info! http://www.hgtv.com/design/real-estate/the-ultimate-staging-guide-checklist

The Ultimate Staging Guide Checklist

  1. Plan Ahead
  • Walk through each room and criticize the home from a buyer’s perspective.
  • Ask a few local real estate professionals for their advice.
  • Consider getting a professional home inspection to see if any repairs are needed.
  • Consider getting an appraisal to find out your current market value.
  • Have a yard sale! Donate, sell or trash anything you don’t need.

  1. Clean, Declutter and Depersonalize
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  • Clean hardwood floors.
  • Get rid of all dust bunnies.
  • Repair cracks and holes in the walls.
  • Paint interior walls with neutral colors, like beige, cream or light pastels. Pale blues and greens are good for bathrooms.
  • Remove excess and oversized furniture.
  • Rearrange furniture to maximize space.
  • Remove all small appliances, toys, magazines and pet items.
  • Remove family photos, personal collections and medications.
  • Remove items from the garage and store them off site.
  • Secure valuable items, including cash and jewelry.


  1. Maximize Curb Appeal
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  • Paint the home’s exterior, including trim, doors and shutters.
  • Check front door, doorbell, address number and welcome mat.
  • Repair cracks in the driveway and sidewalks.
  • Sweep the entryway and walkways
  • Trim shrubs and trees and rake the leaves.
  • Plant colorful flowers and shrubs.
  • Store any toys or equipment lying on the yard.
  • Clean the gutters and downspouts.

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