Real Estate is one of the businesses in the world that promises a get rich scheme, most of the millionaires that we know are into real estate business, and knowing the worth of houses and lots in this economy, you would understand why people become rich in this line of work. But being a real estate agent is not easy, because you get to taste the millions that it promises to bring you, you must sell a number of houses or condominiums in order for you to get your commission, and that is where the money starts rolling in. For you to be able to get a buyer, you should first know what today’s investors want.
There are a lot of factors to consider when buying a house, aside from its location, the style and amenities that comes with it, people now seem to consider the what’s inside the house. Nowadays, people are into shabby chic furniture. So what is a shabby chic design? And why do people seem to love it around the house? What accessories can be used? Don’t forget you can re-use these in other homes that you stage so plan it.
Unique shabby chic accessories that caught my eye
Shabby chic owls & lanterns, small noticeable accessories
Shabby chic accessories holder for the sink area
shabby chic bathtub shaped soap dish
Shabby chic designs have an antique appeal, it looks worn out but it gives a satisfying nostalgic sense that people feel more at home whenever they enter a house with this particular design. This started in the United Kingdom, and an interior designer named Rachel Ashwell who made the term “shabby chic” as she designs antiques and old houses and makes them a bit more modern and colorful, instead of the usual brown and black furniture color. This farmhouse style has always worked for people who is searching for a house, it gives you an impression that is it a place where you can raise children or even grow old in as it has a timeless beauty plastered all over its walls. This is the psychology that real estate agents can use on their clients. People love the feeling of having control on certain things, and if you mask the house that you are selling with shabby chic design they would think that it is a beautiful property, but they themselves can put their personal touch on it. Showing a house with perfectly conditioned furniture to your client could make them feel intimidated and the cost of the house will immediately run through their head, worst case scenario is they could turn down your offer even before you finished the tour. There are a lot of ways to decorate the house in a shabby chic style, so you won’t have to spend much just to mask the whole place. If the home has a traditional fireplace or wood-burning stove then you could stack a few logs around it which adds to that rustic feel and creates a feeling of warmth.
Having a shabby chic design will make your clients feel more at ease. They would always think that they could just touch it up a little after purchasing the house, and that is already a sale right there. In the real estate business, talking and up-selling are not the only weapons that you can use, you can also do a bit of psychology on your clients to pursue them into buying the property that you are selling or make it seem more valuable. Who would turn down a very livable house with antique furniture all over, knowing fully well that you can decorate it yourself after purchasing the house?