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Digital staging is becoming much more common because it gives home buyers a chance to see a fully-staged home in photos online and it’s a lot cheaper and easier for sellers and agents to stage a home virtually than it is to stage it digitally. When you use virtual staging you can use exactly the right size and type of furniture and decorations to suit the space without worrying about what items you can find or rent that will show that space off in the best possible way. If you haven’t used digital staging yet or you’re not sure how to use it with your existing listings here are some tips:

Use A Reputable Staging Company

Selling your homeWhen you’re adding virtual staging to your listings you should be sure that you’re working with a company that has experience and a

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If a homeowner wants to sell their home fast they may not be willing to put time or money into renovations. But updating some features of the home and giving it a style upgrade will help it to sell home faster. There are some upgrades that are very much on-trend that can be done quickly and without investing a lot of money. When you are working with a seller that wants a quick sale and doesn’t want to put a lot of time or money into renovations suggest these fast style fixes:

Paint The Kitchen Cabinets

Getting the kitchen cabinets painted is an affordable upgrade that can be done in a weekend. Colored kitchens are very popular right now and a fresh coat of paint is a fantastic way to disguise really outdated cabinets and make them look modern and

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One of the toughest things about selling an older home or a home that was custom built for the seller is helping buyers see the potential that the home has. This is often something that agents need to do with first time home buyers who have limited budgets. They watch TV shows and surf home listing online and come into the buying process with their hearts set on fancy finishes and large modern houses that they may not be able to afford. When you are working with a buyer on a budget you can use these techniques to help them see the potential that a home in their price range has even if it’s not looking great to them now:

Show Them Similar Updated Homes

Your buyer may not be able to afford an updated version of the home they’re looking at but you can

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Open concept homes have become the standard and most people insist on an open concept when they’re looking for a new home. However, open concept homes have some downsides too that buyers might not realize. When buyers tour an open concept home they see a home that’s bright and open and inviting but they don’t think about the functionality of open concept for a modern family that needs a home that is multifunctional. Here are a few reasons why open concept homes are not right for every buyer and why buyers should consider carefully if an open concept is right for them:

They’re Loud

Buyers may have dreams of happy kids playing within view of a parent busily cooking in the kitchen and the family spending lots of quality time together but the reality

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kitchen color

It’s not necessary for sellers to jump on every hot home trend in order to sell a home but it does increase sales for a home to have some fresh style updates that are on-trend. Today’s homebuyers do a lot of research online before they contact an agent or are ready to view a home and they will expect a home to have some trendy styles when they see it. Sellers may not want to put a lot of money into the home but there are ways to incorporate some on-trend design styles without breaking the budget like embracing these hot trends:

Colored Kitchens

The era of all the white kitchen is over. What used to be considered clean and bright is now considered sterile and cold. Kitchens need color. There are some easy ways to add pops of color to a kitchen

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