Lighting – The First Rule of Home Staging

Home staging is all the rage, ever wonder why – well, because it works, that’s why! There are many great home staging consultants out there and their success ratios, speak for themselves. But did you know what one of the most important things you can do if you really want to sell a home? Clean the windows.

Sounds obvious right, it is but so many folks fail to see it, or see out of them. The windows are paramount for a home buyer, clean windows help sell homes. Now then, how do you suppose I know that? Well, it turns out, I am the co-founder of a franchise system that specializes in cleaning windows.

Our customers and the real estate professionals that hire us, tell us of their results. Indeed, now some home staging folks are starting to tell us what a difference it makes. It does not matter if you are selling your own home, the hard way or hiring a professional Realtor to help you through the tricks and traps of home selling, either way, if you can’t see out the windows, no one is going to want to come in and make an offer.

What is it about clean windows that make such a huge difference?

Well, clean windows let the natural light in. Psychologists note that the most important thing in home staging or for even curing depression is the lighting. That’s right, its all about the light! Lighting is the key, and the windows are the opening of the door to the sale of that home. Amazing something so simple, can be so important isn’t it?