When we consider staging a vacant home we almost always recommend staging the ‘impact areas’– living room, dining area and master bedroom. If there is a space that functions as a home office, staging it is always beneficial.
In the photo below, the blue walls in this vacant office stood out to a potential buyer. Adding furnishings and accessories that harmonize with the wall color minimized the blue and added warmth to the office.
Sometimes we determine that a spare bedroom is best defined as an office. In the photo below, the likely buyer of this condo unit is a mature adult with grown children who will visit occasionally and stay in the lower level suite. So it made sense to define this spare bedroom on the main level as an office space.
This bright and spacious room can serve as a quiet retreat or a functioning office where the door can be closed to conceal a messy work space.
This room off the foyer can function as a formal dining room, a play room for children or a home office. In new construction it is often referred to as a flex room. When we staged this home we added office furniture to suggest a function as well as show the size of the room.
Vacant rooms often appear smaller than they actually are. When enhanced by furniture and accessories these spaces become impact areas. Potential buyers can redefine them in any way they choose to fit their lifestyle. Home staging helps to make that emotional connection.