What should I do to prepare my home for sale?
If you’re expecting to come away from this article with a shopping list of items to update your home, put down the pen. “I think it’s much more rewarding to rearrange what you already have,” says Nate Berkus. “This brings new energy into your space and lets you see things in a new way.” Here, the interior designer and author—who also has home collections sold at Target and Jo-Ann Fabrics, boasts a store on 1stdibs, and serves as artistic adviser for LG Studio—shares his best tips for giving your house a fresh look. Read on for Berkus’s advice on shopping your own home, why you might be better off without certain pieces, and which room is most likely in need of some updates.
Don’t go overboard.