Staging

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mini_IMG_1969 Interior Staging

  • Villa-Drive-1-Small-sRGBVacuum all carpets and rugs. If needed, have carpets cleaned and deodorized.
  • Replace all burned-out light bulbs of matching type and wattage.
  • Store everything neatly in all rooms.
  • Remove all personal items from countertops and tables.
  • Clear the kitchen and bathroom counters of everything other than a few decorative items.
  • Clean all mirrors.
  • Remove all ash trays.
  • Clean and organize the laundry area.
  • Clean and organize the office area.
  • Clean and organize the media area.
  • Clean and organize the hobby area.
  • Clean and organize the basement.
  • Hide all personal bath, toilet, and cosmetic items.
  • Store firearms and trophies.
  • Leave only a few decorative pieces on mantles.

mini_IMG_1969 Exterior Staging

  • slider1_ (2 of 22)Clean and organize the garage.
  • Clean and organize the shed.
  • Clean the pool and hot tub.
  • Clean and organize the casita.
  • Clear debris from landscaping.
  • Rake the lawn of leaves and debris.
  • Mow lawn.

mini_IMG_1969 As agreed between Seller and Agent

  • Religious items are probably best stored out of sight.
  • Personal family photographs are probably best stored and not displayed.
  • Consider a stylish centerpiece on the dining table.
  • Discuss place setting the dining table.
  • Discuss removal of crowded and kitschy items.
  • A single guitar in a room as a decorative item can be appealing.
  • Consider some well placed coffee table books or magazines.
  • If throw rugs are complimentary, fine; otherwise consider removing them.
  • Repair visual flaws beforehand wherever possible.

mini_IMG_1969 Final touches before the Photographer arrives

  • camera-cutout-House-1170x622_cStraighten all hanging wall decor.
  • Turn off all computers.
  • Hide cords wherever possible.
  • Clean and empty all sinks.
  • Close all commode lids.
  • Close all cupboard doors and drawers.
  • Keep all jewelry and valuables safely out of sight.
  • Turn off the sprinkler system. (yeah, long story about that one!)
  • Remove covers from grills and patio furniture.
  • Store trash cans out of sight.
  • Store hoses out of sight.
  • Open window shades.
  • Close all blinds but open the slats.
  • Close all shutters but open the slats.
  • Open drapes and curtains.
  • Shower curtains should be open and draped outside of the tub.
  • Remove the realtor sign from the from the front (required by the MLS).
  • Remove all from the driveway and the front of the property.
  • Turn off all fans.
  • Turn off TVs and fireplaces.
  • Turn on all interior lighting fixtures and lamps at full power.
  • For twilight shoots, all interior lights and exterior lights need to be turned on and remain on.
  • Turn on all water features.
  • Close all room and closet doors
  • Arrange and fluff all pillows.
  • Make all beds neatly.
  • Pick up all toys inside and out!
  • All wastebaskets, pet bowls, pet beds, kennels, and laundry baskets should be hidden from view.
  • People and animals need to vacate the area being photographed.