If you’re putting your house up for market, chances are you’ll want to sell your house as soon as possible. To get buyers in the door, you want to showcase your house at its best. Buyers need to see the potential your home can offer for them. So, what’s the easiest way to ensure buyers come to your Open House? Simple. Stage Your Home!

Boost Your Curb Appeal

First impressions say a lot about a home. Many people thinking of touring your home will do a quick drive-by first, to see if the home is worth looking inside. So, make sure you’re ready to lure in onlookers with these tricks:

  1. Power wash siding and walkways
  2. Hang easy-to-read house numbers
  3. Plant blooming flowers and fresh greenery
  4. Mow lawn and reseed or add fresh sod as needed
  5. Wash front windows
  6. Repaint or stain the porch floor as needed

Welcome Visitors with an Inviting Porch

Having a clean porch and a nice entry doormat can make all the difference. To make a home feel like a home to a potential home buyer, it has to “feel” like one. If you have the room, add one or two pieces of porch furniture. Keep your porch lights on during the evening in case potential buyers decide to do a drive-by after work. Illuminating the front walk with solar lights is a nice extra touch, especially if you will be showing the house during the evening.


To view more tips to help home buyers remember your listing, read: Sell Your Home Fast, 21 Staging Tips