If you’re about to join those listing Desert Mountain homes for sale, one of the first things you’ll want to do is stage the property so that it shines for prospective buyers. Staging is when you prepare the inside and outside of your home so meticulously that it appeals to the broadest number of buyers and will lead to a quick sale that will net a nice profit.
Some people who have kept up their homes nicely might wonder if they need to stage their homes or hire a professional to do it for them. The answer is almost always a resounding “Yes” to the second question. Studies have shown that spiffing up your home will often result in receiving offers above the asking price. The cost of staging almost always pays for itself a few times over.
Self-staging or hiring a pro?
If you’re inclined to stage the home yourself, there are several foolproof tips to follow to get your home ready to be viewed by buyers looking to begin enjoying the incredible lifestyle at this private golf community set in the foothills above Scottsdale in the Arizona desert. If you would prefer to hire a professional to do the job, there are many benefits. A professional home stager offers a fresh set of eyes to look over your home and arrange the furniture and decor in the living room and bedrooms and make improvements in the kitchen and bathrooms to pique the interest of buyers.
If you decide to stage the home yourself, be sure to follow the standard steps and highlight the unique features of your desert luxury home. The overall goal is to remove all traces of your family and essentially give buyers a blank canvas that will allow them to envision their families living in this desert paradise.
A modern kitchen
Of all the rooms in a luxury home, the kitchen is the one that usually will seal the deal with buyers. Many buyers make a beeline for the kitchen during an open house or private showing, so make it gleam. Many kitchens are well-appointed, so even minor updates will go a long way. Start by clearing the countertops and island of small appliances and other items that don’t need to be there.
Straighten the pantry, drawers, and cupboards so everything is displayed nicely and there is no clutter. Inexpensive upgrades that will give the kitchen a fresh look include repainting the fronts of the cabinets and drawers and then installing new pulls and knobs. Also, upgraded lighting fixtures will add a new dimension to the room.
Declutter and depersonalize
Highlight storage areas
Everybody loves having a lot of storage in their luxury homes so that buyers will pore over every nook and cranny. Therefore, clear out as much as you can from closets and other areas, such as linen closets and coat closets. Don’t make the mistake of using these spaces to stash stuff because buyers will be prodding.
Focus on a home office
Although many people shop for Desert Mountain homes for sale to be used as retirement homes, there are other buyers with the financial means to purchase a golf community home and work remotely. That is the ultimate way to enjoy the posh lifestyle. That means buyers will be looking for a room or space to use as a dedicated home office. There are many options, including turning a bedroom into a dedicated home office or using a spare bedroom/guest room as an office, or even a corner of the living room or space under a set of stairs.