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What's Hiding in That Perfectly Staged House? How to Tell If a Seller Is Concealing Something

By: 
Terri Williams | Realtor.com
Jun 22 2018

Walking into an open house that looks like a page from your favorite shelter magazine can be comforting, even inspiring. It's easy to see how much potential the home has with decor that's color-coordinated and perfectly styled. You might even start to visualize your own furniture—and family members—in each room!

But while a staged home can accentuate a property's best features, it can also be used to hide some trouble spots.

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