Are you thinking of selling your home? Or is your home already on the market and your just not getting the feedback you desire? In Northwest Arkansas we have a great source in Donna Schoby, Ready, Set, Stage, who has given us five great tips on things you can do when selling your home to give it the edge.

How many times has this happened to you while having your home listed? Your home shows and the feedback is not negative the new prospective buyers didn’t not like your house but there was just something……..

It’s hard for most people to visualize anything other than what they see when viewing homes, so if you have a room that serves several purposes (i.e. a home office/exercise room or a guestroom/playroom, pick one purpose, and stick with it when staging your home.

Confused Rooms = Confused Buyers
It’s hard for most people to visualize anything other than what they see when viewing homes, so if you have a room that serves several purposes (i.e. a home office/exercise room or a guestroom/playroom, pick one purpose, and stick with it when staging your home.

Things To Do:
• Keep in mind that master bedrooms are for sleeping and relaxing, not for ironing, exercising, or gift wrapping. Make sure your master shows the potential buyer this will be a great place to unwind and relax.
• Remember that the dining room is one of the first rooms the buyers will see. Be sure to stage it as only a dining room, and not a craft area, study or catch all for toys and homework papers.
• Remember that the garage’s primary purpose is for parking cars. Empty the garage as best you can and show that at least one car can be parked in there.
• If you have a large space that has different purposes (i.e. a game room that serves as a play area for kids and a scrapbooking area for mom, set up clear zones to delineate the t.v. viewing area, the craft area, the game playing area, etc.