What should I look for in a good stager?
As with any contractor, it’s important to ensure you get quality service, so you want custom staging to help YOUR home sell! Your stager should be able to provide referrals and LOTS of photos of their work in comparable homes. They should be formally trained and accredited by a recognized organization (beware of “weekend stagers”… Continue reading What should I look for in a good stager?
How soon can I get staged?
At Showhomes, we strive to stage all homes within a week of signing the services agreement. Your stagers will need to see the home and prepare a proposal, which may take several days, and once you sign the services agreement they need to create the design, pull the furniture, and arrange the logistics (moving and… Continue reading How soon can I get staged?
How much does staging cost?
If you are living in the home and want to have a professional stager prepare it for buyer appeal, you should budget at least $1000. If you want the stager to bring in supplemental furnishings to accentuate your furnishings, budget $2500+. For professional custom staging for 3-4 rooms using the stager’s furnishings with a 60… Continue reading How much does staging cost?
Does my home need to be staged?
This question is best answered by looking at the competition from current, comparable listings in your neighborhood. If comparable homes are staged, then you need to consider staging whether your home is vacant or seller-occupied. If your home has very specific décor or architecture, or if you have large open concept spaces, you should also… Continue reading Does my home need to be staged?
Is staging worth the expense?
You should evaluate staging for the ROI (Return on Investment) you’ll receive in the same way you evaluate the benefit of updating your kitchen or replacing carpets before listing the home. Staging is an investment in market preparation that you should recover with a quick offer. A quick offer will save you the carrying cost… Continue reading Is staging worth the expense?
Can I select the furnishings that go into my home?
Yes, but that would be an interior design project, not a staging project. Staging Design is about SELLING – it appeals to ALL potential home buyers, and is very specifically created to highlight a home’s features in photos and showings. Interior Design is about DWELLING – it focuses on the tastes of one person –… Continue reading Can I select the furnishings that go into my home?
Do you provide staging services for owner-occupied homes?
Yes, we are a full service staging organization and can provide help for homes that are occupied either for sale or for those who just want to update the look of their property.
What benefits does home staging offer to a Homeowner?
Our staging increases your sale price and decreases time on market, which translates to decreased carrying costs and less headache. We average a 3% higher sale price for homes under $1M, and 5% higher for homes over $1M. In terms of days on market, we average 40 days faster for all homes, and 3 MONTHS… Continue reading What benefits does home staging offer to a Homeowner?
What is home staging?
When a home is “staged”, it’s furnished and decorated in a way that’s carefully designed to maximize the home’s appeal to prospective buyers.