Here are some simple lessons in staging your living room to give a great impression.

  1. Choose an on trend color palette that will appeal to buyers and showcase your home’s amenities.
  2. A simple, opened room arrangement explains the room’s purpose, and also sells square footage.
  3. Add lifestyle defining accessories to create a story of how one could use the room.
  4. Make sure to update, uncomplicate and unify interior decorating selections, such as window treatments and hardware.
  5. Abbreviated doesn’t have to be boring.
  6. These simple lessons in home staging should inspire a vision of the art of home staging. There is always the smart choice of hiring a home staging professional who can provide you with expert vision, those desired on trend ideas, and proper packaging of a home.

Properties in Arlington $750,000 and up

5113 8th Rd N

Don't miss this beautiful light-filled home in the heart of North Arlington! Enjoy over 2,000 square feet of finished living space plus a huge finished basement with workroom and storage. Gorgeous kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, large high-ceiling family room/study with bay window looking onto ample verdant garden. Stroll to Ballston Metro and shopping, [Bluemont - $888,000]

1410 Pollard St S

Coming Soon! [Douglas Park - $949,900]

2016 Westmoreland St

Gorgeous contemporary home on premiere lot offering walls of windows, loads of sunlight & breathtaking views of surrounding conservation area! This hidden gem is tucked away & just steps to EFC metro, shops & restaurants. Featured are 2-sided frpl & 12 ft ceilings, open floor plan w/3rd floor master suite,refinished wood floors on 3 levels, new carpet on upper floor & fresh paint throughout! [18 West - $1,025,000]

4837 26th Rd N

Welcome to this beautiful 5BR, 4.5BA home with wonderful indoor and outdoor entertaining spaces. Expansive main level with formal dining room and living room plus eat-in kitchen. Beautifully landscaped outdoor space with patio and storage shed. Upstairs are 4 bedrooms plus master with private balcony, cozy fireplace, and walk-in closet. Enjoy fully finished basement w/pool table that conveys. [Arlington - $1,499,000]

This post originally appeared at Tales of an Interior Stylist. Reprinted with permissions. Copyright 2017.

Source: Insider Tips on Staging a Living Room

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Will is the principal broker of Nesbitt Realty and Condo Alexandria. He is licensed in anywhere in the Commonwealth of Virginia, but focuses on those communities found in and around Alexandria, Arlington, Mount Vernon and Springfield/Franconia. Will has been involved in real estate management, sales and investment for more than twenty years. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army. While in the army, he studied Russian at Monterey's Defense Language Institute. He is also a "veteran of the dotcom wars" and built most of the sites associated with Will currently resides in Belle Haven Estates just outside Old Town, overlooking New Alexandria. He is a former president of the Mount Vernon Youth Athletic Association and founded the Alexandria Fun with Friends Group. Will is the author of BattlestorM, a tabletop fantasy game, which was published by Ral Partha Publishing in the late '90's, and Arthur's Realm, a boardgame available at the Gamecrafter.