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6 Tips on How Virtual Staging Can Be Used For a Successful Real Estate Sale

Posted on October 13, 2015

From painting walls, to replacing furniture or creating a flower garden, find out how virtual staging can be used to make a good impression on a prospective buyer.

Home staging is the process of preparing a property for sale to appeal to prospective buyers. Earlier on, agents would repaint walls, change the décor, rent new artwork or re-arrange the furniture before placing a home on the market. Today, this trend is changing with buyers searching the internet for a house. Virtual staging has now emerged as a common practice among real estate agents.

Through virtual staging, a property can be filled with everything, from kitchen appliances to art or furniture. Walls can be painted and floors can be refinished, without the aid of a contractor. Virtual staging is slowly uprooting traditional home staging and is fast becoming an integral ingredient in a successful sale.

Here are some tips on how to virtually present your home and make sure that you property makes a good impression on prospective buyers:

1.Replace old furniture and décor with new and visually appealing design elements

Virtual staging technology is a great way to easily replace outdated furniture with new pieces that would appeal to a younger generation of homebuyers. On the other hand, you can tone things down to match the taste of buyers who prefer a traditional style. From neatly painted walls to clean floors, everything can be made right through virtual staging.

2. List out several impressive photographs of the house for sale

The more internal and external photographs of the house that you provide, the better. Most customers want to gather information about a home before deciding whether to visit it in person. Photographs offer a clear picture, then even the most detailed write-ups. Once you have virtually staged a house, you can take as many online photographs as possible and upload them. This will surely get you more prospective buyers.

3. Virtually do up all the main rooms of a house

When you are virtually staging a house, make sure that you specifically do up and highlight the most important rooms in the house, like, the kitchen, the dining room, the living room, the master bedroom and the master bathroom. These rooms will be considered by a buyer before a purchase is made. Continue reading