Do this by laying the tale as if you were going to host a dinner party.
If you feel this is going over the top, just dress the table with a tablecloth and a suitable focal point (as described below).
Think about adding:
Directional lighting over the table is best. If buyers view your house when it's dark outside, create more mood with soft lighting and/or candles.
Other things to consider are:
Like the living room, your dining room is a "lifestyle" room.
As such you'll sell your property quickly if you can show buyer's something aspirational.
If you need further guidance (over and above the information you'll find on this website), the following books are the best available:
There are of course tons of books out there to gain added inspiration from. Most are a bit of a let down.
They may have beautiful photos but tend to lack any really useful instruction. There are two exceptions:
If you need "design inspiration" you'll find heaps of it in either or these.
They are immediately useful - basically being instruction manuals on how to get more pleasure from your home. The information and ideas they contain will certainly help to sell your house quickly.
Collins, Readers Digest, Harry Greene - these are all solid DIY books but none come close to:
In terms of specific books on home staging, the best we've ever come across is written (unfortunately) for the American market.
Thankfully the information is just as effective over here:
This is the latest book by Barb Schwartz (the undisputed queen of home staging for over 35 years). It is pretty much the bible of home staging techniques.
The only UK based book worth anything is:
It's not as detailed as Barb Schwartz's book but it will still show you many design tricks that will help you to sell property quickly, for maximum profit.
Clearing & de-cluttering you house becomes so much easier when you have the right tools.
Trying to find sturdy cardboard boxes that stack & keep your valuable belonging safe is harder than you may first think.
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Most of us cannot see the imperfections in our own home and may not be sure which changes will meet market expectations.
To get the answers it�s possible to employ the services of a professional home staging expert who will give objective and impartial advice on changes to add wow factor and improve buyer appeal.
It�s this wow factor, mainly created by low cost cosmetic changes, which gives property its best chance of enticing buyers and achieving the ceiling price.
That is, the maximum selling price � which can be many thousands of pounds different from the price a buyer is willing to pay due to their perceived value.
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