Tips for Staging Your Condo Before Selling It

Tips for Staging Your Condo Before Selling It

 

If you are planning on selling your condominium unit, it goes without saying that your goal is to sell it as quickly as possible for your asking price. If you check some of the best condos for sale Montreal, then you know that you are looking at a great competition.

What you need to do is to make sure that you highlight your condo unit’s strength and downplay its weaknesses. You also need to appeal to the greatest possible pool of prospective buyers by staging your condo the best way that you can.

Here are some tips that you can do to make your condo more marketable and appealing to the eyes of buyers.

  • Get rid of the clutter.

The first thing that you need to do to prepare your condo for sale is to clean it and get rid of clutter. You can even make a rule for yourself that for every new item that comes in, you also need to get rid of one old and unused item. Remember that having too much furniture is one of the major contributors to a cluttered look. So, to prepare you condo for the market, get rid of as much furnishing as you can to make the space not only cleaner, but also bigger.

  • Group your furniture.

Some believe that a room will feel larger if all the furniture are pushed against the walls, but you do not need to apply that in your condo. Instead, float your furniture away from walls to furnish your space and resposition chairs and sofas into cozy conversational groups. It will make your condo look more user friendly and make it look larger at the same time.

  • Reconsider the color of your walls.

There are many changes that you can do to your condo, and one of the easiest and least expensive is repainting your walls. A fresh coat of white paint or any neutral color can go a long way and make a great impression on potential buyers.

  • Transform rooms and spaces into something that will add value.

For instance, you can place a comfortable armchair and a small table with a lamp in a corner to transform it into a reading spot. You can also drape some fabric on the walls of your guest room and lay a nice rubber padding on the floor with some cushy pillows for a meditation room or a relaxation spot.

  • Work on your lighting.

Make your condo look warm and welcoming with a great lighting. Increase the wattage in your lights and fixtures so that you will have a total of 100 watts for each 50 square feet. You should also have three types of lighting in your condo: ambient lights for overhead, task lights, under cabinets, or for reading, and accent lights for tables and walls.

  • Vary your wall hangings and décor.

When displayed creatively, artwork can make your space stand out. You can even use your décor in showing off your unit so make sure that you break boring lines and vary the patterning and grouping of your wall décor.

  • Create a serene and inviting bedroom or space.

Nothing is more inviting than a bedroom with luxurious linens and soft colors. You do not need to buy a new bed, you just need to get an inexpensive mattress and dress it up with a bedding in neutral colors and patterns. This will make the potential buyer to want to hang out and relax in the space that you staged. Also, do not forget to declutter in the bedroom and show off our storage space by cleaning out your closets.

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