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

625 Emerson St

Charming 4 BR, 3 BA, 2200 SQFT Cape Cod in the Bluemont neighborhood of Arlington. Spacious sunlit great room with walk-out to deck -- perfect for hours of indoor/outdoor fun. Large 6000 SQFT lot with fenced-in backyard. Finished basement. Separate laundry room. Upgraded kitchen and bathrooms. Off-street parking. Close to Arlington's own Pupatella Pizza. Just minutes from Ballston Metro and I-66. [Brandon Village - Bluemont - $799,000]

2412 Ottawa St

Pristine 5BR/3BA brick colonial on cul-de-sac available for 1st time in 30+ years in top N. Arlington location across from OverLee! Gleaming hardwood floors throughout! Living room w/ gas burning fireplace! Remodeled kitchen w/ tons of storage & space! Main level BR & marble bath! Upper level family room w/ wood burning fireplace! Private backyard oasis w/ hardscape & mature greenscape! Call now! [None - $949,900]

4628 38th St N

Spectacular New home by Mase Builders.3 car garage, 6 spacious bedrooms with elevator for all 3 levels.Impressive Gourmet Kitchen with top of the line appliances & center island.High end finishes through out the whole house. 3 stone FP's,coffer &Tray ceilings,Spacious master suite w/ luxury master bath & large walk in closets.Finished basement with bar, rec room ,BR & exercise/media room.Must see! [Country Club Hills - $2,325,000]

2320 Florida St N

PRICE REDUCED! Charming colonial in perfect N. Arlington location! 3 bed + 2 full baths on upper level + Main level powder room. Spacious home ideal for entertaining. Updated kitchen and baths. Sun drenched Dining room opens to a flagstone patio and large beautifully landscaped yard. Huge upper-level loft with oversized walk-out balcony. Freshly painted. Discovery school! [Country Club - $814,900]

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.