Effectively Depersonalize Your House

by Masella Byrne Team - Delray Beach Real Estate Pros 09/10/2019

For home sellers who want to do whatever it takes to enhance a house's interior, depersonalization is key.

By depersonalizing a house's interior, a home seller can make it easy for a homebuyer to envision what life might be like if he or she purchases a residence. That way, a home seller can increase the likelihood of a fast, seamless and profitable home selling experience.

Effectively depersonalizing a home's interior can be simple – here are three areas that a home seller needs to consider to depersonalize a house's interior:

1. Photographs

Although photographs of loved ones, celebrations and family vacations may hang throughout your residence, now is the right time to take them down if you're selling your house.

Removing photographs from all walls and shelves is necessary to effectively depersonalize a house. In addition, don't forget to hide any photographs located in a home office.

2. Antiques

Antiques are beautiful treasures that deserve to be displayed. However, if you're selling your house, it may be worthwhile to temporarily store these items outside your residence.

When it comes to antiques, it is always better to err on the side of caution. If you have priceless treasures that need to be removed from your house, you should allocate the necessary time and resources to store them properly. This will enable you to minimize the risk of damage to your antiques while you sell your home.

In some instances, renting a storage unit for your antiques may prove to be a great idea. Or, if you have a family member or friend who has extra storage space available, he or she may be able to hold your antiques until your residence sells.

3. Artwork

Awe-inspiring artwork can help you show off your unique personality. But if you have bold paintings, sculptures or other artwork in your home, you may want to remove these items while your house is listed on the real estate market.

Artwork sometimes can be distracting, and as a result, may make it tough for homebuyers to imagine what life could be like if they purchase your house. Also, if artwork takes up lots of space, it might be difficult for homebuyers to see the full potential of your living space.

If you need help with depersonalizing your house's interior, you should reach out to a real estate agent for support.

A real estate agent understands how to showcase a residence to homebuyers. As such, he or she will offer honest, unbiased recommendations to help you depersonalize your residence's interior and ensure your home will capture homebuyers' attention.

Furthermore, a real estate agent can serve as your guide along the home selling journey. He or she will set up home showings and open houses, negotiate with homebuyers on your behalf and respond to your home selling concerns and questions at any time.

Ready to depersonalize your house's interior? Consider the aforementioned areas, and you can give your home's interior a fresh look and feel before you list your residence.

Thinking of selling your home? 

Contact the Masella Byrne Team with Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Delray Beach  for professional advice on selling your home. www.DelrayBeachRealEstatePros.com

 

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Masella Byrne Team - Delray Beach Real Estate Pros

Leading Edge Award Winners 2018-Top 16% Producers Company Wide

 

The Masella  Byrne Team, Mary Masella and Diana Byrne have provided over 24 years of professional Residential Real Estate expertise throughout the South Florida area.

 

With results that speak for themselves, Mary Masella and Diana Byrne, Realtors are honored to have walked hundreds of happy clients through the buying, selling and investing process. A dynamic team, dedicated and committed to helping you achieve your real estate goals.

 

If you are interested in listing your home or buying a new one, contact Mary and Diana to handle your next real estate transaction.

 

Mary Masella, Realtor 561-213-8422

Diana L. Byrne PA Broker Associate 561-707-8561