4. Over-Personalizing the Décor
Like nearly all people, you undoubtedly have a myriad of items throughout your home that are unique to your own tastes and desires. You have photos and other personal items situated throughout the house. Yet another mistake people make when it comes to staging is over-personalizing.
A key element of avoiding over-personalizing a home is to eliminate knick-knacks and similar items that undoubtedly are scattered throughout your home. A simple rule of thumb when it comes to items of this nature is less is more when it comes to staging.
When you are preparing to put your home on the market, think of your home as something of a blank slate for a prospective buyer. In other words, you want your home to be staged in a manner that permits a homebuyer the ability to imagine what the property would look like with his or her items, objects, and furnishings in the home.