If you own your home and are planning to sell, does it make sense that you want to get back the maximum amount of your equity? Absolutely! So, what is the fastest, easiest way to do that? Quite honestly, you should stage your home prior to listing so that it can be photographed and viewed at its best.
Staging is the process of helping Homeowners and Real Estate Agents prepare a house for sale regardless of price or location. It has become the tool of choice for selling homes in the shortest amount of time for the highest price and is an investment that pays for itself. Research is showing that staged homes sell in about half the time and for up to 5% more than those not staged.
First impressions sell. It takes a buyer only seconds to decide if a property is right for them. Staging helps the buyer envision themselves living in the space, which creates an emotional connection to the property and is reflective in the offer price. Staging a home with universal appeal may even create multiple offers, which can mean a higher selling price than the actual asking price. This is the ideal situation for any homeowner or Realtor.
Buyers understand that a staged home is never a waste of time to view, so they will keep those properties on their “must see” list. It is their best investment because it is “live-in” ready, not just “move-in” ready.