What did you dream about when you were a child...was it a dream home with a white picket fence?
What did you want as a teenager as soon as you could afford it...your own place with room to entertain all your friends?
What is the first thing that you think about if you won the lottery...buy that big house that you've been driving by for years with the pool and spa or the 500 acre ranch or the beach house?
What do newlyweds want for themselves...a big backyard for the children to play in?
2007 shows signs of Hope in the residential real estate resale market, and hope conjures up images of one's dreams and dreams filled with hope is, I believe, what will be motivating the home buyers and sellers of 2007.
If the house that you are selling is not pulling at the heart strings of potential buyers, then you need to stage it.