Professional Staging Works Recent Statistics*The average home loses 1% a month while on the market, according to Zillow stats.*The average loss is 9%, more for homes over $200,000.*Vacant homes must factor in utilities, yard maintenance, insurance, POA dues, etc.*The professionally staged home sells 78% faster, according to RESA. 30 days vs. 100 days, for instance*The selling price can be 6 to 10% more for staged homes.
Offer Accepted and Closed 6 Weeks After Staging
Why is staging important?A property only has one opportunity to make a first impression. In a relocation situation, the buyer may only have a few days to find that dream house.Look at these examples of what a difference staging can make in the appeal of a home to your buyers.
Why Not Stage the Virtual Tour? 90% of home buyers look online before deciding which homes to tour. One of our million dollar staged homes got three offers within 5 days, all from the virtual tour and online photos.
Wouldn’t these online pictures compel you to call the agent to see the rest of the home…….
A Few Transformation Case Histories: Agent, Brad Kirk, Watson Realty, sold his own home in 10 days after professional staging. Judy Smith had her home staged and it sold in 8 days for full price. An agent listed a FSBO that had been on the market more than a year. She got the listing after offering to stage it for free. It sold 2 days after the first open house. Then she got 4 more listings when the sold sign went up. And the list goes on………………………………….
Why Professional Staging? Many agents say they know how to stage. I say to them, “You don’t know what you don’t know.” Staging is not just de-cluttering and cleaning. The interior design element is indispensable. Homebuyers want to hear the Hallelujah Chorus when they swing open that front door.
Your stager has been trained by the award-winning highly-acclaimed Transformations School of Staging and Redesign. This material and all photos belong to Transformations and cannot be used without permission. Copyright 2012