5 Reasons you NEED Help Staging Your Home
1. More money from the sale-
U.S. Housing and Urban Development reports that a staged house sells, on average, 17% higher than a non-staged house.
2. Your house will sell faster-
Studies show the longer a home is on the market, the less it sells for.
The New York Village Voice reported that the average number of days on the market for a staged house was 13.9 versus 30.9 days for an unstaged house.
3. The Cost of Staging Pays for itself, and then some! Its like getting a faster sale for free!
In a 2003 HomeGain Survey of over 2000 Realtors it was discovered that sellers who spent up to $1000 Staging their home recovered almost 200% of the cost in the sale of their home.
4.Less than 10% of home sellers can objectively stage their home on their own. If you can't view your home as a product, you're already in trouble with the sale.
Letting a professional give you a detailed staging plan for your house is an investment that will pay you back!
BENEFITS TO HOME STAGING & REPAIRS
Your return on home improvement investments according to Home Gain...
Lighten and brighten
Clean & de-clutter
Fix plumbing, electrical
Landscape & trim
Paint exterior walls
Is staging really worth the expense? National statistics from the Real Estate Staging Association show a dramatic difference in time on the market between staged and unstaged homes:
Does Staging Improve the Odds of Selling? National statistics:
2007 – staged homes sold 68% faster
2008 – staged homes sold 85% faster
2009 – staged homes sold 78% faster
2010 - staged home sold 78% faster