One of the most common tips Realtors give home sellers is to "declutter". In Get My Home Ready To Sell, Real Estate Blogger Karen Highland points out
"Buyers want to see your house, not your stuff."
When buyers look at your home, you want them to focus on the features and upgrades. You don't want to distract them with items that might offend or puzzle them. It's amazing how many times we show homes and the buyers will refer to one as "the one with the guns" or the "one with the pictures". Granted, you're still living in the home but it's time to start packing up your personal items. In many ways, packing is an important step in moving on with your life.
Putting away as many of your knick knacks and personal items as possible is a…