Buying a home is an emotional purchase. Most people can’t describe why they fall in love with a particular house. It just happens. They know when they walk through the door that this is the one.
What is Home Staging?
Home Staging is the act of preparing a home for sale.
It often starts with decluttering, clearing all surfaces and removing unnecessary furniture. Once the decluttering is complete, new furniture, artwork, carpets, bedding and accessories are brought in to really show off the many features of the home.
The intent of staging is to have your home stand out, both online when buyers begin their search, and when buyers actually visit the property.
The goal is to attract the highest number of potential buyers so that your property sells quickly for more money.
Here’s a condo that we recently SOLD. Our client had partially moved out so the condo didn’t look too inviting until we gave it a new look with our staging.
How Much Does Home Staging Cost?
There are independent companies that offer home staging and it’s not cheap. They typically charge for the initial stage and then an additional fee for each month that the staging accessories are left in the home. The costs will vary based on the size of your home and how long you required your home to be staged. The cost can run you anywhere from $2000 – $10,000.
Realtors offering Home Staging as a Complimentary Service
Realtors now recognize the value of home staging and many realtors offer it as a complimentary service, free of charge to their clients. Many realtors have invested in their own inventory of staging accessories, and design consultants to stage their homes.
ThompsonSells Home Staging Services
Our team offers complete home staging to our clients. We have an in-house design consultant that works exclusively with our clients and our own inventory of furniture and accessories to make your home sparkle. Learn more about our staging services.
So there you have it. You now know what is home staging and how it’s valuable in the selling process.
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