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Why Home Staging Can Help Sell Your Home

Staging Your Home, It’s Impact, and Return of Investment

We have created an infographic on why home staging can help sell your home. This infographic is a collection of all staging statistics and is based on studies conducted by the National Association of Realtors in 2015 and Home Gain Survey in 2009. Take a look at the impact of home staging can have on selling your home and the return on investment for various staging projects:

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Why Stage Your Home For Sale

In this tough economic time, it is important to have a quick and profitable sale. Statistics show that homes for sale that are staged have higher success compared to homes that are not staged.

4 reasons why you should stage your home:

  1. Your house will sell faster. NAR survey results found that staged homes spent half the time on the market than-non staged homes.
  2. Your house will sell for more dollars. Survey results that staged homes sold for more than 6 percent above asking price.
  3. Your listing will stand out. High quality photos of your staged home will set it apart from other listings.
  4. Return of investment is high. NAR survey results say for every $100 you invest in staging, your potential return is $400.


How Much Does Home Staging Cost?

There is no exact price tag on home staging since there are many factors to consider such as your property location, is the home vacant or being lived in, whether you want the whole home staged or just the most important parts of the house, whether you will use your own furniture or supplied by the professional stager.  If you go the DIY route you should be realistic about whether you could take on the task yourself.

The cost of staging by a professional stager can mean money in the bank for you but if staging your home can help sell your home faster, bring in offers above your asking price, then your money is well spent.


Home Staging Tips and Return of Investment

Cleaning and Decluttering – Return of Investment 586%. Clean every nook and cranny and do not assume that buyers will just only look into your main rooms. Make sure that all rooms are spotless clean and presentable as possible. Find a proper storage to keep all other items you don’t need and don’t keep them in your cupboards.

Lightening and Brightening – Return of Investment 313%. Natural lighting is a plus, but if you lack natural lighting, adding extra lighting to increase illumination to the room will ensure that every aspect of the room is showing. Add lamps to light any dark corners. Open the windows to admit natural light, the more light the room has, the bigger and cleaner it feels to people viewing it.

Improve Curb Appeal – Return of Investment 258%. The exterior of your home is the first thing home buyers will see, improve your home’s curb appeal to make a good impression. Make sure your lawn is trimmed and there are flower beds or potted plants to add freshness to your home.

Consider Color – Return of Investment 103%. Paint can make your home appear bigger, giving your wall a fresh coat of paint in a light neutral color can bring the room to life and make it appear more larger. Think of the best paint color to bring out your home’s character.


Get Professional Home Staging Services in Greenville, SC 

If you are looking for home staging services in Greenville SC, then look no further! The Unruffled Nest provides professional home staging services in Greenville, SC. Drawing from her background in real estate, as well as her experience and training in home staging, Vicki has successfully staged many homes for realtors, investors, and homeowners throughout the Greenville County and nearby counties. If you’d like a quote for any type of staging project please visit or you can call  864-991-9493.

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