Staging a house for sale is a concept foreign to many home sellers. But it has been immensely popular in the San Francisco Bay area where sellers have reaped huge benefits from their efforts. In a recent Inman News article, they said the sellers don't have to fix up their home before selling if the home is priced right. There are basically two reasons why sellers should prepare their home for sale, a sales price closer to the listed price and a quicker sale. A few quick and easy cosmetic improvements ideas that can really make a difference: remove old window coverings and leave them off, remove some furniture, change out olders light fixtures, paint outdated cabinets and change cabinet knobs, and even think about painting the walls a trendy decorator color. The goal of fixing up a ahouse for sale is to get it into move-in ready condition. Fixer-uppers appeal only to certain buyers who usually want a break on the price to compensate for the condition of the property. By sprucing the property up for sale, you appeal to a much broader audience.
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