Staging Benefits ~ “Research indicates staged homes spend 73% less time on the market than non-staged homes and sell for up to 17 percent more than a non-staged home.” — U.S. Housing and Urban Development
What is Home Staging? A professionally staged home will essentially bring out the good in a home. It will emphasize the space, functionality and features of a house so that prospective buyers can envision themselves in it. Staging adds to your home by making your home feel larger, brighter, cleaner, etc. We generally stage our homes using a neutral palette and design to appeal to a broad range of buyers. Home staging can essentially erase the negatives in a home, or distract prospective buyers from any imperfections a home may have.
Why Stage? There is never a second chance to make a first impression. Buyers will typically only take 15 seconds to make a decision regarding your property. Why leave that first impression to chance? Home staging can add up to 20% of your home’s value.
Does it Work? RESA studied 174 homes previously on the market on average 156 days before the homeowners gave up trying to sell on their own and called in a professional home stager. Those same homes were staged, re-listed and sold in an average of 42 days after staging – 73% less time on the market!