It may be 2021, but that doesn’t mean that things are back to “normal.” Many people – namely future homeowners – are being extra careful about the way that they shop for homes these days. Thanks to a global pandemic, the trend of virtual home tours have taken off and it doesn’t look like stopping any time soon. So what advice does your trusted Atlanta home staging company have for those of you who are trying to sell your home this year? Take your home staging virtual! You can effectively stage your home for a digital tour with these virtual home staging tips for 2021!
When it comes to staging your home for a virtual tour, you want to make sure that you cover every area of your home that a potential buyer would expect to see at an in-person tour. This means starting your virtual tour at the front door. Make sure that the image of your front door one to remember. Start by dusting off the door, cleaning the lighting fixtures, and manicuring any plants or shrubs that might be in the shot.
Of the downsides of a virtual home staging that sells experience is how dependent the selling the home is on great images. Because of this, it’s important to make sure that the lighting in the house is impeccable. If rooms have great natural lighting – be sure to photograph them when the sun is at its peak to emphasize it! For those parts of your home that do not have great lighting, you will want to be sure to have an alternative lighting source to bring out the best in each room. Lighting can make rooms feel more spacious!
If you are staging a virtual tour, you want to invest in professional photography. You can implement all of the best home staging tips and tricks but without great photographs, it will all be for waste. If you can afford to photograph the property with equipment that isn’t an iPhone, it’s worth it to do so.
Virtual home tours can be difficult to pull off because home buyers will not be able to take in all of the home’s features to the fullest. So it’s up to you to make sure that you highlight every part of the home to the best of your ability. Homeowners will love seeing the outdoor spaces of the property highlighted. Be sure to stage the home with plants and vibrant colors that will make potential buyers dream of spending Spring afternoons in the garden.
If you need help with your virtual – or in-person – home staging, then you need to get ahold of the Atlanta home staging and design experts at HR Staging and Design. Our experienced home staging team can help ensure that your home is staged to help you sell! Give us a call at (404) 502-6546 to speak with a home staging specialist now!