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Sometime in your life there will likely be an opportunity for you to upgrade your living by moving into a new home. With that exciting venture comes the territory of selling your current home. You’ll want to get the most value out of the sale and within the fastest timeline, but where do you start?


Decluttering and organizing your home to put its best face forward is a good start, but you’ll likely need to stage it even more to truly show off its assets. What is staging? According to this article from The Balance, “It’s beyond decorating and cleaning. It’s about perfecting the art of creating moods. Staging makes your house look bigger, brighter, cleaner, warmer, more loving and, best of all, it makes home buyers want to buy it.”


If you want to try staging your home without hiring a staging expert, here are some resourceful apps we found that could help you get started.


Resources for Home Staging


Yard Sale Treasure Map

You may want to pick up some great (and inexpensive) decorative pieces for staging spaces in your home. This neat little app helps locate yard sales in your area so you can map out a route for treasure hunting the best unique decor to stage your home and create the mood of the room.


Houzz Interior Design Ideas

For some virtual redesign to before you buy, check out the Houzz app. It allows you to virtually try out various pictures of furniture in your own space before you make the purchase. You can even buy through the app if you love the look!




Another great virtual reality app, roOomy is great for stagers and consumers looking to picture your house as their home. Thanks to the app’s catalog of 100,000 3D products from 35 leading home furnishings retailers, you can mix real-time, live views of interiors with your own creative ideas, complete with virtual furnishings and home accessories.


iHandy Level

It might sound basic, but when staging your home you’re going to need to make sure all your wall decor is hung straight! This will ensure your home is truly at its best when buyers come through.


Good luck in your home staging and selling your home!



These apps are suggestions and for entertainment only.  First Community Mortgage, Inc. does not own, profit from or endorse any of these apps.