Yes, there is a difference between staging and decorating. Staging is more about depersonalizing and having a look that’s fresh and inviting but doesn’t have a specific taste. So, when you sell your home through Sotheby’s Realty, the goal is to make potential home buyers feel like they can integrate their own tastes into your home. 

What is Home Staging?

Everyone has their own design ideas when it comes to decorating. But staging is tailoring your Sotheby’s Realty home for sale so it’s appealing, organized, and peaceful. Start with removing clutter and getting rid of a lot of accessories. 

Staging, though, doesn’t mean you have to remove color from your home. The goal is to keep color schemes simple and use color as an accent to neutral tones such as tan, white, and even a warm gray. 

Can I have too much Decoration?

You might have to scale your decor back if you have a specific style in your home such as Tuscan or modern. It’s also important to get rid of dated decor and replace it with a fresh look such as simple furnishings in a room arranged symmetrically. Otherwise, you’ll only attract a small number of buyers to your Sotheby’s Realty home. 

Where do I stage my Scottsdale Home?

The guest bedroom is a great room to use staging techniques. You don’t need a lot of accessories, you can keep the colors simple and make the most out of utilizing the space so furniture is well-placed. 

When it comes to staging a kitchen, the same rules apply. Use neutral colors. It’s not the place for your personal style. Find something that looks good on your countertop.  


Staging and Decorating Differences  | Scottsdale Homes  | Michael Chaisson

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