Putting your home on the market is a big project. While it can be tempting to rush through your preparations so you can sell your home as soon as possible, skimping on home staging can actually hurt your chances of a quick sale.
Before you can get people into the door of your house for a showing, you need to catch their eye with an exceptional exterior. The outside image of your house is just as important as the interior, which means you’ll need to put careful thought into various design elements that will make your property pop. With a few easy upgrades, your home will be market-ready in no time.
Over the past few years, home staging has evolved significantly. Now, it plays a large role in the home selling process for both realtors and homeowners. The evolution of home staging also means that there are several different types to choose from, so, how do you know which type of home staging is right for you?
The housing market is hot! If you’re selling a home, you currently are in a prime position to attract multiple offers and possibly incite a bidding war if you play your cards right. So, how can you position your home to attract as many interested homebuyers as possible and maybe even incite a bidding war? Keep reading to find out.
Even with the most beautiful homes, staging should be an open discussion. Sellers may truly believe that their home is “show ready”. So, how do you break the news, gently, that some work should be done? As a realtor or stager, here are four steps you can take to discuss home staging with your seller clients.
As a realtor, your marketing plan likely includes items like professional marketing photos, putting up signage, and more. But, what about staging? If your sellers will be living in the house while it’s on the market, here are nine signs that you may need a home staging consultation for your clients.
If you’re thinking about selling your home, you’ve probably checked out all the tips online about how to prepare your home for sale; but, how can you ensure that your home will sell? The answer is staging. Within the first 30 seconds of seeing a home, a homebuyer will form their opinion of your home. Staging your home for sale can positively influence homebuyers’ decision to put in an offer for your home.
Homeowners who are selling their home may not realize this, but homebuyers make a decision on whether or not they are interested in a house within 30 seconds of walking into the home. As a seller, you have 30 seconds to capture their enthusiasm. Homebuyers will then spend the remainder of the showing carefully checking the house to see if it truly meets all of their requirements.
We are huge believers in the power of home staging. But there is a line to be drawn between staging your home and making necessary repairs. Depending on the issue, the process of preparing your home for sale may include both repairs and staging. Don’t be surprised if you’re calling a handyman or contractor to prepare your home.
It’s time. You’re thinking about putting your house on the market for sale. You know the key is to ensure your house pops, both online, and in person. And you definitely don’t want your home to appear in the many awful real estate photos all over social media. You’ve done your research and know that you need a stager to provide recommendations, so that your house can go from Staged to Listed to Sold.