Not sure if home staging is worth it? Don’t take our word for it! Check out this article by bankrate, which says it’s KEY to selling your home
If you want potential buyers to choose your property over that of the competition, home staging — the act of making a home look visually appealing to buyers — can make your house stand out from the crowd.
“Buyers often have a difficult time envisioning how a property can be used,” says Dan Keating, owner of Coast Home Staging, based in Long Beach, Calif. “When they see a house that’s beautifully staged, it’s warm and inviting, and they perceive a much stronger value to that property.”
That stronger perceived value often translates into a higher selling price. In a survey, real estate Web site HomeGain found that home staging resulted, on average, in a $1,780 price increase or a 586 percent return on investment. “We’ve seen that the value home staging brings to the table is dramatic,” says Keating. But sellers should understand four staging basics.
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