Why You Should be Staging with a Professional Home Stager

Home Staging is the act of preparing a private residence for sale in the real estate marketplace. Is staging your home for sale necessary? Yes, but why?When you decide to stage your home for sale you are bringing in a professional home stager who will look at your home with an objective eye and turn your home into a place that a potential buyer will easily be able to picture as their home. Home Staging is about creating the very best first impression possible. Your professional home stager will help you depersonalize your home, providing advice on eliminating items like personal collections, pet accessories and family photos that create a distraction to buyers. They will encourage and assist the homeowner through the decluttering process, which will allow potential buyers to feel as though the home is spacious and there is room for everything. Your stager may make recommendations on paint colors and even minor repairs. A professional home stager will rearrange furniture and artwork to make the house feel more appealing to the general population creating an overall sense of neutrality in the home.before  afterIn the pictures above you can see how professional home staging can completely change the look and feel of a room.Sometimes this process of staging your home for sale is disruptive and offensive to the homeowner who has spent time and money decorating their home to suit their taste and added their personality to a home. However, making the home feel neutral, spacious and appealing is the job of the professional home stager and the seller will soon experience the benefits.The financial benefit is that the home will ultimately sell faster and at a higher sale price. When an investment is made in staging, the home is perceived as move-in ready and as well cared for. The cost associated with staging your home for sale is minimal compared to the cost associated with a price reduction.There are emotional benefits to staging your home for sale as well. When a potential buyer can visualize themselves living in a home, they will mentally move in and become emotionally attached to the home, and they will pay top dollar for it. Professional home staging also allows the seller to emotionally detach from the home. Decluttering and emotional detachment will help make the moving out process easier for the homeowner in the long run.Most buyers these days are shopping for houses online, so your home's online presence must be strong. Once you are done staging your home for sale and your have had professional home photos taken, you will attract a larger number of potential buyers. If you can't get people to notice your home online, they won't take the time to visit your home to experience its potential.Letting your professional home stager take on the responsibility of getting your home looking great and ready to sell off of your plate will allow you to focus on other important tasks – such as focusing on your new home! Staging your home for sale is one of the best investments you can make.For a related article on the benefits of staging your home for sale read HGTV's article, Sellers: The Benefits of Staging Your HomeTo calculate how much you can save by staging your home for sale, download our Savings by Staging guide.Click to DownloadContact Buyers Desire Home Staging for a complimentary consultation at 781-489-8489 or at info@buyersdesirestaging.com.Save