Decorating For The Holidays While Selling Your Home
Decorating for the holidays can be challenging when you are selling your home. It is important to remember to gear towards more minimalistic decorations so you do not distract from your home’s true potential. At Mark Spain Real Estate, we realize that it can be difficult to find the right balance of holiday cheer and market appeal. Mark Spain Real Estate has put together a few tips on decorating for the holidays while showing your home, so continue reading!
If you want to sell your home during the holiday season and not have to worry about showings or open houses, visit our website to receive a Guaranteed Offer on your home and decorate as you please! You can continue making lasting memories in your home without the stress of cleaning and preparing for showings.
Top Tips For Decorating For The Holidays
Decorate After Photos Of The Home Have Been Taken
Decorating for the holidays is not only fun but also festive. Many people want to decorate for the holidays on November 1st. It is important to decorate your home after your agent has scheduled photos to be professionally taken. These photos will be used on the MLS, social media, flyers, and other traditional advertisements. Decorations are limited to specific seasons so it is important to have evergreen photos to live no matter the timeframe.
Minimalistic Holiday Decorations
When you are decorating for the holidays, many tend to want to use all the space you have with decorations. We suggest that you clear the clutter to make your home look as spacious as possible and appealing to buyers. Removing the clutter will make your home feel larger and more open to potential buyers. Also, sometimes less is more. You can accentuate a large tree in your living room. You want to keep your decor subtle and classic. Although you may want to bring out all the childhood decorations and photos to decorate, veering away from personalized touches will be key. It will be hard for potential buyers to picture themselves in a home that is clearly not theirs.
Highlight the Home’s Best Features
Another tip we have for decorating your home is to decorate in a way that highlights the home’s best features. For example, if you have a beautiful porch then feel free to put some lights along the sides to highlight it. If you have a fireplace, place stockings and greenery around it. Adding nice touches like opening up blinds during the day for natural light, having the fireplace on during showings, and placing Christmas cookies on the counter will really draw the eyes of a potential buyer and create a lasting impression.
Another way to really set your home apart from the rest is placing candles and scents around the home that smell like cookies or Christmas trees. This will make the buyer’s mind run wild with memories from their childhood.
Stay Neutral With Decorations
As we mentioned before, decorations can get extremely personal. Each person may celebrate a different holiday during these months, so keeping your decorations neutral to the season will be a good idea. Ideas include lights, Christmas trees, greenery, and cozy blankets!
Our clients are our top priority at Mark Spain Real Estate. We are grateful to provide you with tips on navigating the buying or selling process. For more tips and trends, check out our blog!
Mark Spain Real Estate is grateful to serve all of Metro Atlanta and Athens in Georgia, Charlotte, Greensboro, and Raleigh in North Carolina, Orlando, Jacksonville, and Tampa in Florida, Nashville in Tennessee, Birmingham in Alabama, Greenville in South Carolina, Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Dallas and Fort Worth in Texas!