It may still be freezing cold out there and while most people are still recovering from the holidays, January can be a very busy time for home owners who are preparing to list their home for sale later in the spring. With that in mind, here is a list of my best home staging articles from 2014 that will give you some tips and pointers on how to maximize your return on investment.

1. Why do I Need A Home Staging Consultation?

This article covers on the importance of getting a home staging consultation before you start working on your home. While Home Staging can pay off big time, not all improvements have a good return on investment and if your goal is to increase your selling price without spending a small fortune, your best bet is to talk to professional ahead of time and get a plan.

2. What is Home Staging, How Much Does it Cost and Who Pays?

Home Staging has become the buzz word in real estate that everyone uses to get your attention. The problem is that home staging can mean anything from fluffing a pillow to detailed plans and strategies to add tens of thousands of dollars to the sale price of a home.

3. Tacky Home Staging Tricks that Don’t Work

This article pokes a little fun at some of the more tacky attempts at home staging I run into on a daily basis buying and selling real estate.

4. TOP 10 Paint Colours for Staging Your Home

On of the most popular posts on The Village Guru, this article talks about picking the right colour for your home. If you plan on doing some painting before selling make sure to read this!

5. Home Staging and Perceived Reality

When it comes to real estate, size does matter. This article gives you some great tips on how to make your home feel bigger.

There you have it, 5 of my Best Home Staging Articles from 2014. If you have any questions about selling your home let’s talk!