The buzz word today with selling homes is staging. Staging a home can change a home's atmosphere that appeals to homebuyers, which often brings a higher price and accelerates market time. As Barb Schwarz says "The way that you live in your house and the way that you get your house ready to sell are two different things." In a recent study conducted by StagedHomes, Accredited Staging Professionals reported that homes that are Staged sell 31 days or less on the average across the country. A same study revealed that homes not Staged in the market for sale take 161 days or longer to sell in today's market. On average, Staged homes sell 80% faster than homes that are not Staged.
When you are preparing to sell your home, an Accredited Staging Professional (ASP) is your best choice to list, Stage, market and SELL your home. Paulia of our team has received the ASP certification and is the only Accredited Staging Professional in the Hot Springs area and our clients are reaping the benefits!
Effectively staging a home for sale involves a good sense of design, balance, scale, & color–yes, but also an understanding of buyer psychology. By cleaning, decluttering, organizing, adding small decorative touches, rearranging or deleting furniture or creating vignettes - you will make all the difference in the world. The majority of buyers can't see past what is to what can be. For an extreme example of this, just watch buyers on an episode of “Property Brothers” on HGTV. We also have some helpful tips and examples of some pretty staged houses on our pinterest page.
When you're ready to sell, give us a call at least a month before you're ready to put your home on the market, and we'll go room-by-room preparing a personalized analysis of your home. We will help you to look at your house "through a buyer's eyes," as though you've never seen it before. Depending on how much time you have available for an update, we will help you to prioritize and figure out what will give you the biggest return.
Our goal is to work together, creating a winning team so that your home ranks number one on the buyer's list and outshines the competition.