10 reasons to stage your home
you will make money
The average Staging investment is generally less than 1% of the homes
asking price. Staging and generate a return in excess of 8-10%
your house will sell faster
A National Association of Realtors survey found that the longer a home sits on the market, the further below list price it ultimately sells for. Homes that sold in 4-6 weeks averaged 5% less and homes that sold in 13-24 weeks averaged 6.4% less than list price.
the investment in staging doesn't cost a dime
A recent Home Gain survey of over 2000 realtors found that
Home Staging typically provides a 556% return on investment
most home sellers cannot view their home objectively
If you can't see objectively, you can't package it effectively. Have a
professional get your home into its best possible condition for showing.
your MLS photos will stand-out amongst the competition
Over 90% of buyers are searching for homes online before deciding to visit and have cited pictures as the most important determining factor. Give buyers a reason to want to view your home by having multiple photos and videos of beautifully
staged rooms that will stand out among the competition.
home buyers can't visualize the potential of a home
This is why staging is critical! You don't want the advantages of your home
overlooked and left up to the buyer's imagination.
the longer on the market, the lower the price will be - so stage it first
According to an NRA survey, homes that sold after 4 weeks sold for 6% less than ones within the first 4 weeks. The cost of staging will always be less than your first price reduction so have your home staged before you list it!
the money you make may be tax free!
Take advantage of a possible tax-free capital gain by
getting every dollar possible in selling your home.
leaving your home 'as-is' will only help sell the competition
When there are a high number of homes for sale or a low number of buyers, the competition becomes stiff and buyers have high expectations, as well as many choices. Successful realtors know that the key to competing is professional staging because it helps drive buyer traffic to the home and turns prospects into buyers.
you can relax
You will have the satisfaction of knowing you have done absolutely everything possible to affect a quick sale of your most valuable asset and for the top dollar! Chances are, you've gotten lots of your packing done too!