Smart Storage SolutionsFor Real Estate Firms

by Dusty Rhodes on Jul 27, 2015  in 
  • Home Storage
Staging Your Home

One of the most important aspects to selling a home is making sure that it appears visually appealing and how a home is presented can make all the difference between a home selling and staying on the market.A great way to showcase a home in order to maximize the benefits of its beauty is to utilize storage options. 

Storage is a great solution because it provides real estate firms with the opportunity to present a home exactly the way they want to without a homeowner having to sell sentimental pieces of furniture and belongings. First, conduct a walk through of the house you are trying to sell. Get a sense of the overall style of the home and compare it to the current trends of what is selling in other homes on the market. If the décor looks and feels outdated, potential buyers may be turned off. Evaluate which items you can remove and place into storage. Once you have additional room and space to work with, incorporate existing furniture pieces in with some new styles and furniture additions to help keep the home competitive on the market.

Storage works well because it works as a temporary housing area for clutter. All too often, homes have clutter that is hiding the true beauty of the home. Potential buyers want to be able to see what they are purchasing and storage works wonders for providing a hiding place for unnecessary clutter. From boxes to books, clothes to old toys, homeowners accumulate a lot of items through the years, and if the items are displayed throughout a home that is on the market, it makes it harder for a potential buyer to visualize themselves within the living space.

There are several storage options available for various storage needs. Portable storage is a great option because the storage unit is delivered directly on-site, making it easier to organize the storing process. Items can be moved in and out in a way that allows certain rooms to be fixed up one at a time. Portable storage units are usually very convenient, and they allow homeowners to have the ability to store their furniture and belongings on-site or at a secured storage facility.

Basically, storage gives a platform for providing more marketing room within the home. As long as real estate agents are able to provide a clear path in which potential buyers can walk through, that will help the sale of the home. If a home has a walk-in closet, but there are too many items cluttering the space, try placing items in storage. If garages are filled with boxes and various household items, try moving those items to storage so that potential buyers can visualize themselves pulling their vehicles into the garage space, and increasing their feelings towards buying the home.

Storage works well for storing away patio furniture, unused pieces of home furnishings, seasonal decorations, as well as extra storage boxes. By placing belongings and items in storage that are cluttering the living space, real estate agents have a better opportunity to market a home.

Dusty Rhodes

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