There was a time, not so long ago, when people thought Home Staging was only for high end sellers. Those who hoped to attract wealthy buyers. In today’s real estate world, home staging and sale preparation has gone from luxury to necessity. In fact, Home Staging is important for every price point.
Further, when a buyer walks into a house, Home Staging is what helps them imagine it as their own. For the purposes of maximizing sale price, most traces of the existing owner are removed. Sellers need to remember, their home is now a product for sale.
Is Home Staging worth it?
Whether it’s a starter home or a mansion, buyers have trouble attaching themselves to a space that still looks like it belongs to the current owner. Buyers can’t see past clutter, personal pictures, an over abundance of furniture, obtrusive paint colors and pets.
Does Home Staging Work To Add Value?
Not only does Home Staging help sell a home faster, but when done right, Home Staging also raises the market value of a house. In fact, a 2017 survey by the National Association of Realtors found that real estate professionals believe Home Staging increases the price of a home anywhere from 1 to 15 percent.
Do Staged Home Sell Better?
Home Staging is an investment that’s likely to yield high returns for any seller. Buyers want to walk into a property and feel like the home is move-in-ready with little to no projects. By simply de-cluttering, de-personalizing, touching up paint, having neutral paint colors, a manicured yard and other small efforts can help the property sell faster.
Is Staging like what I see on TV?
With the popularity of HGTV shows such as Fixer Upper, Property Brothers and Flip or Flop, viewers see unoccupied homes filled with all new furniture and accessories. Yes, that is one form or Staging, but working with what seller already has, a little elbow grease and willingness to pre-pack away personal items is also Staging your home to sell.
How can the Craig Carver Group Help?
When listing with Craig Carver, a complimentary Home Staging Report is provided to sellers. The on staff Accredited Staging Professional® will visit the property and write a detailed room by room report of things the sellers can do themselves to Stage their house to get ready to put on the market.