Home staging is the process of transforming a home so that it is appealing to the highest number of potential buyers to sell more quickly. Even the most beautifully decorated homes can benefit in the selling process by hiring a home stager. A home stager will also assist with de-personalizing the home. Removing décor that is specific to a personal taste as well as any family photos will help potential buyers see themselves living in your home.
The first step in home staging is typically the initial consultation. The home stager visits the home and gives the owner ideas on how to make the home more appealing to a variety of buyers. Suggestions may include paint colors, furniture placement, and repairs. Many home stagers even have furniture, artwork, rugs and other décor to outfit your home so that it will appeal to a wide array of buyers.
While paying a home stager may seem like a large cost, it is truly an investment.
If you would like to find a home stager in your area, the International Association of Home Staging Professionals provides a database of its members nationwide – to search, click here. Your Realtor likely has a few trusted home stagers whom they can recommend to you as well.
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