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

619 Abingdon St N

Incredible BALLSTON location! Less than a mile fr the Ballston Metro! Beautifully remodeled, spacious END UNIT townhome with 3 BRs + Bonus Rm, 3.5 BAs, 3 finished lvls, including a walkout lower level that leads to the flagstone patio. Gorgeous freshly refinished hwd floor. Incredible Kitchen w/ss appliances & granite countertops opens to huge living room. Updated bathrooms and more. Must See! [Carlin Ridge - $775,000]

1801 Nelson St N

Superior custom home by acclaimed builder BeaconCrest Homes in sought-after Cherrydale featuring 4 finished levels of immaculate detailing. The gourmet kitchen features custom cabinetry to the ceiling, Wolf range, and large work island. The owner's suite includes two walk-in closets and a marble bath.The large, flat rear yard and deck provide ample outdoor entertainment opportunities. [Cherrydale - $1,569,000]

3117 1st St N

7 bd/6.5 ba. Formal living & dining & study. Gourmet kitchen w/Jenn-Air, marble/Quartz, island, b-fast room, butler pantry, wine fridge, accordion door opens to patio. Master suite w/sep shower/tub, marble, double vanities, walk-closet. Great room w/accordian door opens to roof deck. Au-pair suite w/rec room, 2nd fridge, d/w, wine fridge. Laundry room w/storage. Loft/full bath over 2 car garage. [Lyon Park - $1,599,000]

3654 Vacation Ln

OMG! LOCATION, LOCATION, This 3 LVL, 3 BR, 2.5 BA Gem was just RENOVATED THROUGHOUT. New SS Appliances, LED Lighting, Fresh Paint, Carpet on Lower LVL, We even Updated the Garage! 2 Fireplaces, Gleaming Hardwoods on 2 levels, Located 1 Light to DC, Incredible Shopping, Restaurants, Entertainment, Parks, Whole Foods, Safeway, So much Character & Charm that simply words will not due! OPEN SUNDAY 1-4 [Lee Heights - $819,900]

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 Nesbitt

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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.