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Home Staging Boosts Higher Prices and Quicker Sales

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As a seller, you’re probably hoping to get as much money as you can for your home and sell it quickly. You can boost your chances of doing this by staging your home.

Here are a few things you should know about home staging for prospective buyers:

  • Staging your home means making it look as appealing as possible to buyers. In order to do this, you might have to paint the walls, rearrange the furniture, keep personal items to a minimum and invest in more neutral decor items that the majority of buyers will like.
  • You should expect to spend some money on staging your home, but don’t go overboard. If you stay within your budget, you’ll make that money back in the form of a higher selling price. Your real estate agent can assist you with getting your home ready for staging at a cost-effective price.
  • You can test whether staging is worth it for you by having buyers look at your home before preparing it for staging. If you’re not getting high enough offers, then it’s time to give staging a try.

Need help selling your home? Contact United Real Estate and visit us on Facebook.

Modernizing Your Home: Top Five Paint Colors for 2014

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Looking for just the right color or colors to spruce up your home before putting it on the market? There are several great hues to choose from if you’re modernizing your home for sale.

These are some of the hottest colors of 2014 to consider:

  • Emerald: This rich shade of green adds a vibrant yet tasteful touch of color to any room. It’s also a calming and elegant color, making it a great one to use on your walls.
  • Peacock: This shade of blue is a cheerful color that’s slightly darker than teal. You can use it with neutral shades, like gray or white, to brighten up a room.
  • French gray: This warm shade of gray is perfect for giving rooms a cozy feel without having to go too dark. It works well in bedrooms.
  • Deep purple: This shade looks good on accent walls, where it adds an eye-catching contrast to lighter colors or neutrals.
  • Gold: Soft shades of gold are becoming more popular on the exterior of homes. They make any house look brighter without looking too colorful.

Getting ready to start the selling process? Visit United Real Estate to find an agent, and stop by our Facebook page.