Staging your home to sell is one of the best ways to get your home sold faster and for more money. A lot of different aspects go into staging a home, but one of the big items that often gets missed is the outdoor space. Increasingly, buyers are wanting an outdoor living experience, so below are some tips to bring life to your outdoors.
Create a lifestyle people are looking for. Generally speaking, you want to play up what your neighborhood or area is known for. Have a house in a quiet, grassy suburb? Hanging a hammock in your backyard and a bench swing on your porch could be the perfect touch.
Stage the patio too. Even if your home has only a postage stamp–size balcony or backyard, play it up with a cute café table and chairs, a cheerful tablecloth and even a little tray of dishes or a vase of flowers. When people look at this scene, they won't be thinking "small," they will be thinking, "What a charming spot to have breakfast!"
Think seasonally. Make sure your garden is in beautiful shape in the summer, and that any extra features you have, like a pool or a fire pit, are cleaned and ready to go. Take advantage of the cozy vibe of the season in autumn and winter, by building a fire in the fireplace and simmering hot apple cider on the stove!
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