Tips on Staging Your Cedar Rapids Area Home

You are ready to put your home on the market.  Staging your home could help you sell it faster.  Here are a few tips to help you stage your home for potential buyers. Clean Your home must be spotless!  You don't want buyers coming into your home and seeing your it messy.  Go through and organize your closets and cupboards.  Buyers will be opening them to see if they can fit their things in there.  Deep clean your home and Be Picky!  Cleaning the baseboards, light switches, curtains, and carpets will help you sell your home. Remove Clutter When you put your home on the market it is time to … [Read more...]

Why it pays to clear the clutter before showing

  I read this article and really wanted to share it with those of you who are considering putting your house on the market. It may seem like common sense that it is better to show a home that is neat and tidy, but these professionals from New York point out some very good reasons why that's so. Whether you are selling a small one-bedroom apartment in Manhattan or a large five-bedroom farm house in Iowa, clutter is clutter and getting it out of sight will make a much better impression on potential buyers. A report, originally posted by Tim McKeough, NYTimes.com, April 18, 2012. Real … [Read more...]