Styling and staging your home is crucial in a competitive real estate market

Here are the reasons having a styled and staged home is crucial when selling in a competitive real estate market. 

  1. YOU WILL MAKE MORE MONEY- In a 2014 survey of over 3,500 homes professionally staged, over 50% sold for 10% more than their unstaged neighbors home!

    THE COST OF STAGING DOESN'T COST A DIME- When the seller spent an average of 1% of the value of their home on staging, they saw an average of 1000% on return of investment.  Staging is always less than the cost of your first price reduction!

    YOUR HOME WILL SELL MUCH FASTER- In a recent Real Estate Staging Association survey, 72% of Professionally staged homes spent LESS time on the market! 

    BUYERS CAN VISUALIZE THEMSELVES LIVING THERE- In a 2015 National Association of Realtors survey, over 81% of BUYERS said it was easier visualize the STAGED property as their next home! 

    ONLINE HOME PHOTOS WILL STAND OUT- According to NAR, over 95% of buyers are online FIRST looking at photos of the home BEFORE they go visit or call an agent! 

    HOME SELLERS CANNOT VIEW THEIR HOME OBJECTIVELY- If you can't view Objectively than you can't package EFFECTIVELY and it's nearly impossible to be objective about their home! 

    HOMES "FLAWS" CAN BE OVERLOOKED- According to NAR, almost a third of buyers will "overlook property faults when a home is professionally staged"!

    THE SELLER AND AGENT CAN RELAX- You will have the satisfaction of knowing you have done everything possible to get a quick sale and not leave money on the table! 

    MOST AGENTS CONSIDER IT A CRITICAL NECESSITY- According to a 2014 Zillow study of real estate experts, home staging was listed as a TOP TWO necessary item for sellers! 

    NOT STAGING.... WILL ONLY HELP SELL YOUR COMPETITION- Competition can be stiff and buyers have very high expectations! Successful agents know that the key to competing because professional staging creates great online presentations, drives buyer traffic to the home and brings in offers!

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