Color is a powerful component in home staging and home decorating or home redesigning. The purpose of home staging is to attract as many buyers as possible and that can be achieved by leveraging color as an asset.
But every person has a different perception of color. Others might love beige colored tones but others might simply ignore it. Here at Home Staging Pueblo Colorado, we know how to neutralize a home’s color palette. Once we have determined the color that will give a neutral view of the house, the next step that we will do is to accent it with other colors so that it provides character to it but not in a sense that it steals the focus on the home itself.
Below are the colors that should be avoided when staging a home.
Some of us love this color. But this color is much more leaning on the feminine side. Remember that here at Home Staging Pueblo Colorado, it is our job to make your home appealing and attractive to home buyers, regardless of what their gender is. While we do not dispute that this color is a wonderful color to be used for decorating or designing a home, it can also alienate potential buyers who can’t jive or they are simply distracted by it.
Like pink, this color also contemplates a feministic tone to some home buyers. But with the right decor that will be used to stage a home, its perception can be swung into a masculine direction. Once again, home stagers should be using neutral colors when staging a home so that we can catch buyer’s attention as much as possible.
Undeniably, this is a powerful color to use in home staging. But other home buyers may be overwhelmed by it because it attracts so much attention. It is such an eye-catching color that it can possibly distract buyers from focusing on where they should be looking at… your home itself. Our home stagers will always look for the perfect color to be used to stage your home without detracting from it. If a home has this color already present and cannot be removed or replaced, then putting some red colored contemporary accessories should be okay just to accent it.
While this color portrays energy, this color is a turn-off to most buyers. This is because most home buyers are usually looking for a relaxing ambiance in a home rather than an energetic one.
For home stagers, light colors will always be a fine choice. But colors that are too soft can only be appealing to specific buyers. Again, you would want the staged home to be appealing to home buyers and for them to compliment it without drawing so much attention to other things that buyers struggle to see the entire home itself.
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A bathroom is an essential part of any home. But typical home buyers will simply peep or see a glimpse of it. So, first impressions on this part of the house is really important to get the attention of a potential buyer and possibly make it as a selling point.
We have some tips on how to stage your bathroom and we included some easy ones even if your home is not on the market.
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One of the things that home buyers will look for on a house is its space. The spacious it is, the more attractive it is for them. This seems to worry some homeowners that have their homes up on the market but do have small bedrooms because they think that it won’t impress buyers.
Remember that any bedroom can be appealing to buyers, regardless of how big or small it is. It all lies on how you maximize the space of the property with home staging techniques to show its potential. Below are some tips on how to stage a small bedroom to look big.
First step is to declutter. Put away the things that are not needed to be on the surface. These usually are decorations and jewelry. It may look nice in your eyes that you have decors on your dresser and end tables. But we recommend removing it while your house is still on the market for sale or rent so that there is less visual clutter. Removing objects that consumes much space like an armchair or vanity will help a lot to clear up visual space
Light. It always makes the space feel larger. If your bedroom has windows, make sure that natural light can pass through it as much as possible and keep them like and airy. If a bedroom cannot get natural light, make sure that there is plenty of sufficient artificial light to each corner to brighten it.
Use mirrors and reflective surfaces. These things bounce light to trick you thinking that there is more space than there actually is. You may use reflective and shiny surfaces like metallic decor to bounce light and open up the bedroom space.
Consider using a small bed and lightweight furniture. Huge bed in small bedrooms consumes a lot of space. We can make the small bedroom look bigger by considering to swap your big bed into a smaller one. To give you an idea, a single king or queen bed might give the impression that the bedroom is small while a full or twin bed makes it look balanced and comfortable.
Use light and bright beddings because dark beddings will absorb light thus making the bedroom look smaller. Make it look comfortable and luxurious by simply using a few pillows. This makes the bedding more spacious. Also use a comforter with a streamlined cut because the big and fluffy ones will make the bed look wider, hence making the bedroom look smaller
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Some unprepared homeowners after staging their home will suddenly ask the following questions like:
Obviously, home stagers would want homeowners to love their staged home. But it cannot be helped if the homeowners themselves sometimes are stressed out about the huge changes made on their home, resulting in major changes to the do’s and don'ts on a staged home also.
With that in mind, here are the tips that we can provide on where you can hide some of your usual stuff you use on your home after it was staged. These are based from our experience and also from the homeowners themselves that are living on a staged home.
Once again, these tips seem to be stressing at first, much more by making it an everyday habit. But remember that staged homes do sell faster for more money. The last sentence should serve as our goal and inspiration everytime we do the tips above.
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Home staging for most of the people is still a new term. Even though you have seen it on TV on numerous occasions and heard real estate agents mentioned it, paying someone to simply make your home more “presentable” still sounds sketchy to some. If you’re going to put it in their perspective, how can you simply say that by moving furniture or decluttering increases the sale value of a home that is up on the market for sale or for rent? Plus, why bother making it beautiful if you’re going to sell it anyway?
To literally explain it, home staging is all about presenting your home in its best possible light to make it more enticing and attractive to potential buyers. Home staging involves a number of processes to make it look best, regardless of the home’s personality.
Home staging is not only about rearranging furniture, decluttering and doing repairs to make your home look beautiful again. Home stagers should be able to consider the buying demographic and the type of buyers that a home seller or real estate agent needs to target. This will definitely help staging a home for sale or for rent get the best out of home staging services. With this technique, home stagers will be able to put in the correct furniture arrangements, the right color schemes or even to add some fixtures to make it appealing to buyers.
Emotions come into home buyers most of the time because they tend to imagine themselves while evaluating a home. If that’s the case then home buyers will not think of themselves immersing on the home that is dull and lifeless. Home Staging sets the scene for the buyers to properly visualize themselves living on the staged home. The rearranged furniture and styling adds needed spaces and warmth to the place, making the buyer gather their own ideas according to their lifestyle and convenience.
If a home already on the market looks good then buyers and real estate agents will start to take notice. Photos of staged homes online is enough to get the interest of the buyers. Then you will start to receive the booking schedule to view your house. Next thing you’ll know is your house is sold, much quicker than the others.
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