1. Staging is Expensive
One of our favorite proven statistics, is that the cost of home staging is often significantly lower than your FIRST price reduction on the market. Looking deeper into that fact, reveals that we can add to the sale price of your home, and reduce the amount of time your home sits on the market. Therefore, it’s best to stage a property before ever listing it. The price it costs to stage your home is miniscule in comparison to your financial gain, this explains why the smartest real estate agents recommend staging!
2. Staging takes too long, If I just list the house asap, it will take less time.
Staged homes usually spend approximately 78% less time on the market than those left un-staged or vacant. We have homes with full price offers at their very first showing, bidding wars raising the asking price, and others with sales pending just a day or two later. When you hire us and we schedule your staging day, all the installs and staging takes place in one day.
3. Staging a Home is the Same as Decorating
We can fully understand why people confuse staging with decorating, when they walk into an INHance IT! staged property, their first comments are usually how beautiful the décor is, and how they could picture themselves living there. The second part of that statement shows the main difference between staging and decorating. Professional home staging is not about the homeowner, it’s about using your home to appeal to a large demographic of BUYERS, and every home is staged to sell. When your home is staged, it will highlight the most coveted aspects of the living areas, this is one of the keys that draw people into your listing and engage them in the idea of getting to move in.
4. Small Homes Don’t Need Staging
The benefits of staging small spaces are obvious when you see comparison pictures. Staging sets a small home up to reveal its BIG potential. Each room is designed to show its purpose to buyers, everything has an open flow and coherency, and even the storage potential can become a huge selling point when we’re done. Look at how this small room is staged to show the potential of every wall and corner, as an adorable bedroom fit for a child.
5. If a Similar House in the Area Sold Without Staging, Yours Will Too
It’s wonderful when a home can sell without staging, but looking at the growing statistics and benefits home staging has on the “bottom line”, it has to make you question how much MORE your neighbors could have gotten for their home in terms of final price, and how much FASTER it could have sold if they did stage it. The fact is, you get what you pay for, and in the case of home staging, what you get is a return on investment plus more profitability, and on top of all that, money back in your pocket, by reducing the time your home stays on the market.