a home professionally can cost you from several hundred to several thousand
dollars, depending on the size and condition of the home. Staging is our
specialty! A carefully staged home sells faster and for more money. We provide FREE Staging for all our listings.
Sheri Foley Allen Team provide you with our optional staging services to
prepare your home for sale, regardless of price or location.
The objective is to make your home more visually and emotionally
appealing to prospective buyers. Additionally, we will showcase your home
with a Virtual Tour and professionally created brochures that includes multiple
photographs of the interior and exterior of your home.
You do not get a second chance to make a first impression. This is
especially true when selling a home in Prince William County. Buyers typically
make up their minds within 10 seconds of entering the front door, then spend
the rest of their visit reaffirming their decision. An attractive yard is the
first step to drawing buyers to a property.
§Keep the lawn cut and trees/shrubbery trimmed.
§Weed flower beds and remove any dead
§Add colorful potted flowers or plants to the
front porch and/or deck.
§Be sure plants do not block windows.
§Keep driveways, walkways and porches free of
leaves and debris.
§Add a fresh coat of paint, stain or varnish to
the front door and door frame.
§Clean gutters so they are free of debris.
§Caulk around windows, if needed.
§Minimize the amount of furniture on your
patio, deck and other outdoor areas.
§Put away lawn mowers, rakes, shovels, and
other landscaping tools.
Pack it Away
When selling your house,
less is definitely more! De-personalizing and de-cluttering your home will
enable potential buyers to visually move in; it will also make your house
appear more spacious.
§Sell or give away or donate unwanted items.
§Clear surfaces of all but the bare essentials, even bookshelves.
§Keep buyers focused on the house by removing personal
§Clean out closets/pantries, keeping floors clear so storage
spaces appear roomier.
§Pack out-of-season clothes and holiday items.
§Put away collectibles, prescription medications and other
valuables to avoid breakage or theft.
§Personal information should be kept in a safe place out of sight
(ex: mail, bills, etc.).
§Remove area rugs and over-sized furniture so rooms appear larger.
Make it Stand Out
your home stand out from others on the market, be sure it sparkles! Clean the
house from top to bottom, including corners where cobwebs hide. Be sure windows
and mirrors shine. Pay special attention to the little details like vent
covers, switch plates, light fixtures, and baseboards.
§Make sure your kitchen is spotless. Take
magnets and other items off the refrigerator.
§Clean inside and around the fireplace; dispose
of ashes and partially-burned pieces of wood.
§Clean windows inside and out so light is able
to enter and illuminate your home.
§Keep floors swept. Vacuum and steam clean
carpets to give them a new look.
§Remove stains from garage floors. Stack boxes
along walls to highlight its storage capacity.
§Make sure your bathrooms are spotless.
Parents Of Small
§Keep plastic bins handy to store toys at a
§Reduce the number of toys in main areas of the
home and in the yard.
§Be sure all toilets are flushed and potty
training seats are out of sight.
§Store pet toys, beds, food and food dishes out
§Keep litter boxes scooped and out of sight. Be
sure the yard is free of waste.
§Open windows to air out the house and Use
neutralizing air fresheners.
For assistance or quick answers for your staging needs, give a call to (703) 508-7386 or Contact us!