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We hear similar stories repeated in different ways from our clients; At first, they look forward to stolen weekend's to golf & relax in the desert - they gradually discover they're crafting ways to spend more time here until it becomes clear, life just doesn't get any better than this."

Once that realization hit's, the process of change begins... We know what an extraordinary commodity your home is - buying or selling a home can be one of the most important decisions you will make and having the right team on your side will make the difference.

We specialize in homes throughout the Palm Springs Valley including Palm Desert Real Estate & Homes, Indian Wells Real Estate & Homes, La Quinta Real Estate & Homes, Rancho Mirage Real Estate & Homes, Palm Springs Real Estate & Homes& Indio Hills Real Estate & Homes. Whether you want to buy or sell an estate, lock & leave property with income potential, a resort property, land to build your dream home, or a property located in a country club or golf community we know the desert and are here to help. Our motto, If its important to you, it's important to us, guides us as we help our clients buy or sell a home in the desert.

Thank you for visiting DesertAreaHomeFinder.com, we hope you find our site helpful and we look forward to speaking with you it's easy, just click on the picture of a cell phone in the upper right corner of this web site and it will ring our cell phone directly.

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Staging Your Home To Sell

Sept StagingWe already know Staging makes the difference when selling your home; but what are the key areas that give you the most impact.

1. Create a Focal Point – If you have a room that lacks an obvious focal point, like a fireplace, creat one!  Something as simple as a quality, large scale, silk tree in a visable corner.  Add a spotlight behind so it uplights, creating interesting shadows on the wall. This can really make a difference in a persons perception of the space, expecially if it’s a large room without too much natural light.

2. Set up a Chat Room – Position the living room furniture for conversation as well as entertainment. Potential buyers should be able to easily envision sitting in a space where they can easily talk without having to move a chair or turn around in their chair.

3. Fresh New Bedding – Lush, lofty bedding with an array of deco pillows evokes a feeling of calm and coming home.  Introduce live plants with lighting and don’t forget to extend the look into the Master Bath, creating a Spa like feel.

4. Tease the Nose – Appeal to all the senses, pop an apple pie in the oven or simmer spices on the stove to activate all the senses.

5. Light it Up – When selling your home, this is not the time for enery efficient bulbs, replace bulbs with high wattage light bulbs. Light & Bright is essential when selling your home.

6. Clear Pathways – Move or remove furniture that blocks passage from one room to another .

7. Sight-lines – Much like removing furniture that blocks passage, you also want to remove anything that blocks a Buyer’s sight-line from one room to the next.  The visual impact of space & flow is an important factor when staging your home to sell.

If you want more information about Selling your Home in the Desert; give us a ring.  We’re happy to share a few Tricks of the Trade.

 

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  • Cathi & Ben Walter
  • REALTOR ®
  • 44530 San Pablo, Suite 101
  • Palm Desert, CA 92260
  • P: (760) 218 – 5752
  • E: Cathi@DesertAreaHomeFinder.com
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