If you’re selling your home—or even thinking about selling your home— this book for you. It’s full of practical information, starting with why you would bother to stage your home in the first place, to tips on what to do before your open house.
Learn what to look for in a professional home stager and what services might work for you. And if you’re a DIYer, learn how to stage your home yourself with easy-to-follow step-by-step information that will take you from the beginning to the end of the process.
Read about each of the six steps to home staging that you need to know before you put your home up for sale:
- Repairs: Learn which repairs will help sell your home.
- Updates: What updates do buyers love?
- Depersonalize: What is it and how do you do it?
- Declutter: Decluttering when home staging is different!
- Deep Clean: Make sure you clean everything with this thorough checklist.
- Style: Styling to sell! This is the fun part. Learn how to make your home look its best—online and in person.
Praise for Secrets of Home Staging
“Details matter when it comes to staging, so understanding the ‘why’ of decluttering, depersonalizing, and most importantly the ‘styling’ are the first steps in getting the best price for your most valuable commodity. Secrets of Home Staging is your how-to manual for breaking down the selling and staging process, so it feels less overwhelming and more doable. With Karen Prince’s know-how in your hands, you got this!”—Audra Slinkey, president of the Home Staging Resource and the American Society of Home Stagers and Redesigners
“Karen Prince’s Secrets of Home Staging is a must-read when selling your home. This book is a beautiful tutorial that will help you sell your home faster and for more money. If you follow Karen’s advice, you will transform your space into every buyer’s dream home.”—Cassandra Aarssen, professional organizer and author of Real Life Organizing, Cluttered Mess to Organized Success Workbook, The ClutterConnection, and The Declutter Challenge
Want to know more? Here are some examples of what you’ll find inside Secrets of Home Staging.