Defining Home Staging
Home Staging is the process of professionally preparing your home for sale on the Real Estate Market. In today's market there are more listings than buyers so it's important to have your home stand out from the crowd. An ASP staged home will give you that advantage! When we prepare your home for sale by staging we are turning it into a very marketable product. Staging a home maximizes it's appeal to potential buyers. An ASP staged home will have trimmed and attractive landscaping,(Curb Appeal), interiors that are clean, depersonalized, neutral and clutter free.(Move In Ready) There will be well spaced traffic patterns, a minimized amount of furniture and added warmth achieved through placement of selected accesories.(Buyer Appeal) Once this is achieved your home will be showcased in the best possible light and will attract the widest range of buyers. Call today and let us help you "Move On" with your dreams.
Statistics from StagedHomes.com indicate that 94% of staged homes sell in 29 days or less vs. non staged homes which on average sell in 145 days.
Another nationwide survey conducted by StagedHomes.com, showed that homes that were ASP staged before officially hitting the market sold on average in 8.9 days. A third group of homes surveyed were homes that lingered on the market for months and then were staged. These homes sold in 13.7 days on average once staged. The benefits of staging are dramatic.
For results you are looking for let an ASP professional assist you in preparing your home for a quick sale. It is important to price your home correctly (market value) but it is equally important to have it staged professionally (ASP)to show off it's best features. Showcase that move in, market ready quality that will have buyers moving in in their minds eye. Stand out from the rest, stage to be the best.
Why Use an Accredited Staging Professional?
When you use an Accredited Staging Professional(ASP) you can be assured your home will be staged correctly, enhancing the way buyers view your home. The ASP Designation is awarded to the professional by Barb Schwarz the creator of "Home Staging" after completing a rigorous course of instruction including the actual staging of a home for sale. Graduates may join the International Association of Home Staging Professionals with local chapters throughout the United State. Graduates also have access to continuing education at Staging University along with access to Barb's blog and numerous resourses to stay on top of the industry's latest news! Your staged home will be listed on the StagedHomes.com website which recieves millions of hits each month. Don't delay, enjoy the benefits of staging and call us today.
Staging and the Real Estate Market
More and more professionals in the real estate industry are realizing the importance of using an ASP staging professional to assist in the sale of their lisitngs.
Real estate agents are responsible to see to it that positive conditions and major systems in a home are in order. Property disclosures and other legal forms must be signed, comparitive market analysis done to arrive at a market value and home inspections completed. Real Estate agents hold open houses and make sure that the marketing of the home is exciting. Who said they don't earn their money! Real estate agents have always played a part in the preparation process but with so much else to handle many have called on professional stagers to put the finishing touches on your home to make it the very attractive product buyers are looking for. The investment you make in staging will yield a great return on the money you spend. Fewer days on the market means never having to lower your price in the first place. Stage your home today.