Home Staging For Dummies
Part I: Preparing Your Property for Sale.
Chapter 1: Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me an Offer.
Chapter 2: Discovering What Buyers Want.
Chapter 3: Finding the Fixes You Can’t Ignore.
Chapter 4: Color Me Sold: Using Color and Light to Sell Your House.
Chapter 5: It’s Not What You Have; It’s Where You Place It.
Part II: Three Staging Steps Toward Hitting a Home Run.
Chapter 6: First Base: The Staging Consultation.
Chapter 7: Second Base: Earning Equity with Elbow Grease.
Chapter 8: Third Base: Showcasing Makes Your House Photo-Ready.
Chapter 9: Home: Opening Your House to Buyers and Agents.
Part III: Working Through Your House, Room by Room.
Chapter 10: Curb Appeal: Making a Winning First Impression.
Chapter 11: You Had Me at Hello: Entrances, Exits, and Special Places.
Chapter 12: A Whole Lot of Living to Do: Living, Family, and Rec Rooms.
Chapter 13: A Feast of Dining Room Staging Ideas.
Chapter 14: Cashing In on Kitchens and Baths.
Chapter 15: Inviting Sweet Dreams with Beautifully Staged Bedrooms.
Chapter 16: Office Affair: Stage ’em Something to Talk About.
Chapter 17: Behind Closed Doors: Staging Closets and Other Hidden Places.
Part IV: Addressing Special Staging Considerations.
Chapter 18: Dealing with Sensitive Issues.
Chapter 19: Staging When You’re Building, Rehabbing, or Flipping.
Chapter 20: Staging Your House the Feng Shui Way.
Chapter 21: It’s Not Easy Being Green: EcoStaging.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 22: (Almost) Ten Mistakes Sellers Often Make.
Chapter 23: Ten Reasons to Hire a Staging Professional.
Chapter 24: Ten Tricks of the Trade That Help You Sell Your House.
Chapter 25: Ten Ways to Prepare Your House (and Yourself) for the Sale.
Chapter 26: Ten Reasons Sellers Don’t Stage Their Properties (But Should).