Staging and Photography January 7, 2014

The Impurtance of Home Staging and Photography

Despite the perception that a nice home in a great location sells itself, national statistics have shown that staged homes sell in half the time of non-staged homes and for 5% more money.

Regardless of the cost to stage your home, you can be sure that it is minimal compared to the costs of keeping a house on the market for long periods of time and having to reduce your asking price. Consider staging cost a necessary investment in the sale of your home, which will garner a significant financial return. In a 2009 Home Gain Survey of over 2000 Realtors, it was discovered that home staging typically provides a 586% return on investment.

Bottom Line. If most home buyers are searching for a home online, it will serve you well to ensure your home looks its best both online and in person. Let's face it, if a potential buyer does not like your home's presentation online, how will you ever get them through the front door?

Sandra and I beleive in staging so much that we help pay for a large protion of a stagers fee. This combined with our use of a professional photographer ensures your home looks its best for potential home buyers.

Check out a before and after video of how we helped our client transform their home into something very special. See it HERE.

Don't hesitate to call, text or email us with any home selling questions you have. We are always happy to "talk shop".

-Steve and Sandra

Steve Hill and Sandra Brenner
Windermere Real Estate/FN
122502 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle WA 98133
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