Closet Clutter and Real Estate:

Clearing Out the Closets  

Make sure your closets are cleared out of clutter and tidied up before selling your home. Don't try to stuff extra clutter and belongings in your closets to keep them out in sight.  This doesn't work for real estate sales.  It just makes it look like you have smaller closets and not enough room for your belongings.  The time for staging and weeding out any unnecessary items and make your closets appear more spacious is before you put your clothes so it does not appear crammed and crowded. Fold fresh towels neatly in the linen closet and keep things to a minimum. Home buyers do not want to have to look through your personal items.  They will be better able to visualize their belongings in your real estate if it is neat and clutter-free.  By clearing out the closets, prospective buyers will have a clearer idea of where their items will go and your real estate will have better chances of getting sold.     

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