Staging Your Pantry for a Sale

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Stephenville homeownersStaging your Stephenville, Texas home is one of the most important things to do before showing it to potential home buyers. There are many areas which homeowners tend to overlook when staging their homes, which can put off people looking to buy. One of these problem areas is the pantry. Consult your local real estate professional and follow these tips for staging your pantry to sell.

  • The first thing that comes to your mind might be to empty the pantry altogether. This is a mistake, because storage is important to home buyers and you want to showcase the potential of your home’s capacity for storage. Having your pantry well-stocked when showing to buyers can show them that there is room for all of their dietary accoutrements in your Stephenville home, according to the New York Times.
  • Since cleanliness is of paramount importance when showing your home, make sure your pantry is spotless and your condiment bottles are clean. Condiment bottles with drips all over them can put off a home buyer. Also with condiments, make sure there aren’t a lot of bottles that are less than half-full, as you want to emphasize that the pantry is full and can handle storing many things. Also, if your home is close to a grocery store, leaving store-brand or other items in their containers and emphasizing them can lead the home buyer to ask questions, which will allow you to illuminate about the distance to the local grocer.
  • Make sure that you stock your pantry well for showings, but you don’t want to overstock it to where you’re jamming items in to make room. Having items falling out of the cupboard when showing your home can be a truly embarrassing event.

For a helping hand in buying, selling, staging or any other real estate-related task regarding to your Stephenville, Texas home or potential home, feel free to contact us. We are local experts and would love to share our extensive knowledge with you.

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“Eric & Jamie Hayden were great to work with. They are very responsive and know the area well. They have a great team around them that made the process of selling very easy. We were out of state during the sale and they went above and beyond to assist in coordinating with us. Definitely recommend!”