Archive for September, 2011
Are you trying to sell your home? Not going so well huh? Well have you ever thought about investing in home staging? You can set your house up as if someone is living there to give buyers the visuals of what it might be like if you are living there.
Not only will you be able to sell faster but you could potentially impress everyone around you. Your home will be the best looking one in the neighborhood before you sell it. With a few couches and corner softening end tables, you could have a great looking living area for your potential buyers to visualize how amazing that house could be. The potential is endless and you will certainly be satisfied when your house sells quickly.
Putting a few dishes and curtains with a vase full of flowers on a kitchen table is going to warm up the room and make it seem more inviting for the viewers. They are going to love the way it looks in there and imagine what it would be like if they actually lived in the house. Maybe they’ll even ask if they can buy the items that are in the house from you.
A warm bedroom with a big fluffy bed and a nightstand with a peaceful candle can create the illusion that your room is their room. They will feel so cozy in the space and be able to know what is going to fit in the room besides the beautiful styling techniques you have provided for them. You are bound to sell it quickly.
There are many other reasons that staging will help you. You will learn about styling your own home. Maybe you will be able to pick up a few tips that you have created in your staged home and apply it to your new one. This will allow you to live better for yourself too.
You can even up the sale price if you stage your home. Stage homes have an average of a 7% increase in price than homes that are not staged do. It is such a great listing tool too. You can place ads and say that it is furnished or staged and you are going to get a lot more potential buyers interested. Staged homes get sold within one month of listing 93% of the time. This is because buyers feel like the property is well maintained. It is an illusion that helps you win. Staged homes also appeal to a broader range of buyers. It sparks creativity for more types of people and they are able to visualize what it would be like if they lived there.
Staged homes often get better appraisal values too. You can put photos online of your staged homes and people will be more interested that way. It gives you the professional image you need to get the job done right. Your home will look better and since people mostly shop online before they contact a realtor, the homes must be in top condition because of all the competition there is out there.