As summer draws to a close, so dawns every parent’s favorite season: the beginning of another school year. This time of year can be hectic for every parent, but it may become especially overwhelming if you’re also trying to sell your home.
Don’t worry, though! We’re here to help. We’ve come up with a bonafide game plan to help you sell your home, handle back-to-school season, and maintain your sanity. Ready to learn more?
Here’s what you need to do:
Prepare a Fresh Start with Staging
The first step to staging a home is to create a blank canvas. After all, you want potential buyers to be able to picture their lives in your home. To do that, you’ll need to take down any personal artwork, decorations, or mementos—school accomplishments, artwork your kiddos may have made for you, personal school pictures, and anything else.
While this may seem like a bummer, it is essential to selling your home.
We have a top notch staging company that provides a free consultation to all of our sellers! Call us for more info at 734-761-3060
Happy New Year!
Now that 2016 is here and the busyness of the holidays is over, many people are setting New Year’s resolutions — whether personal, professional, or real estate-related. It is the perfect time to set goals and welcome the new year with a fresh start. And what better way to start the new year fresh than by cleaning and organizing your home?
10 Ways to Get Rid of Last Year’s Clutter
“Out with the old, in with the new” as the saying goes. To help you start fresh with a clean and organized home, here are ten tips for kicking out the clutter and keeping it out in the new year.
1. Tackle Holiday Messes First
The busyness of the holidays often brings messes — shredded wrapping paper, loose Christmas tree needles, half-eaten leftovers in the fridge. Cleaning up from the holidays is a great place to start, and HGTV offers a great article about how to clean your home in 45 minutes.
2. Vacuum the Floors
Now that the holidays are over and the constant flow of guests has diminished, give your floors a little TLC with a thorough vacuuming. Even this simple cleaning task can make a world of difference in the look and feel of your home.
October is here! That means it’s time to bring out the jackets, long-sleeve shirts, and denim jeans.
But what are you doing to bring your home into fall?
Here are a few easy decorating ideas you can do to welcome the cooler temperatures and beautiful colors into your home.
DIY Home Decorating Tips for Fall
You don’t have to paint your walls or buy new furniture to get your home ready for fall.
Instead, you can use some simple seasonal tricks to welcome autumn leaves and pumpkin spices into your home, and impress your visitors in the process.
1. Bring Out the Cinnamon and Pumpkin-Scented Candles
The smell of those warm spices gently wafting throughout your home is enough to energize you for the season.
Light a few candles in your kitchen or living room, as well as other rooms that receive the most traffic in your home. Your home will be looking — and smelling — festive in no time.