Lane was incredible! We are first-time homeowners and he walked us through the process step by step in a way that made us comfortable and confident with our decisions. He was flexible with our schedule, and when we told him we had found our dream house, he arranged a showing the following day and we signed the purchase agreement less than 24 hours after that. We would recommend Lane to anyone, especially first-time home buyers.

 

Patty


- Patty Devoy
Staging Your Home

Room by Room - Helpful Tips for Staging Your Home

Entryway:
• Clean and polish everything
• Make sure it is well lit
• Make sure it is clutter free

 
Bedrooms:
• Arrange the furniture for the flow of traffic
• Make sure they are clutter free


Living Room/Family Room/Den:
• Arrange the furniture for the flow of traffic and to give the illusion of space
• Remove ashes from fireplaces and woodstoves
• Make sure all light switches work
• Clean the drapes
• Polish/ mop the floors

 
Storage Areas:
• Basement, Garage, Attic
• Remove all junk and clutter
• If the basement is damp or musty, try a dehumidifier
• Make sure these areas are well lit.

 

Kitchens:
• Clean the exterior of all appliances, including the stove hood filter
• Clean counter tops and cabinet faces: the shinier, the better
• Clutter free
• Remove magnets and messages from the front of the refrigerator
• Clean the floor and consider replacing it if it is worn
• If you have ceramic tile, make sure the grout is clean

 
Bathrooms:
• If faucets drip, repair or replace them
• Remove stains from all fixtures
• Make sure all lights have the highest wattage that is safe for each fixture
• Put out fresh, clean towels
• Check ceramic tile, make sure the grout is clean
• Remove any mildew
• Make sure drains are clog free
• Shower doors should sparkle

 

**Staging your home can be a project that you would like advice and help with.

Bella Joli Design and Staging

Lisa: 612.669.0729

Chris: 612.484.6405

 

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