Why You Should Remove Personal Photos In A Staged Home
Preparing your home for sale can be very overwhelming and emotionally very stressful. In most cases, you may have a strong attachment to your home considering you may have lived in the home for a very long time and you have created very special memories there. Your personal photos, items, and awards etc. are your pride and joy and very sentimental to you.
You may have felt offended if a home stager suggested that you remove personal items and photos. You may feel considering the fact that you still live in the home and that you are not ready to detach from a place where you shared your fondest memories.
Stripping your identity from your home is part of the process of getting your home staged and ready for sale. Keep in mind, your home stager or real estate agent is not trying to offend you with these suggestions but instead, is providing these suggestions to get your home sold as soon as possible.
Adopt The Mindset Transformation Process When Selling Your Home
It is very important as a homeowner that when you put your home up for sale that you have to now train your mind that your home is no longer “your home” but is now a “product” that you are now marketing and staging and preparing to be sold.
That’s right; this means your “home sweet home” is no longer the case. Here are a few tips to consider when depersonalizing your staged home for sale.
(The end goal is to create an environment where the homeowner have their creative juices flowing getting excited about seeing themselves in it rather than leaving reminders that you still live in the house.)
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