Home Staging

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Staging your home to sell is one of the most important steps when getting your home ready for the market.

Karen Anderson & The Prestige Team have been staging listings for over 20 years. As full-service realtors, we custom tailor the presentation of your home with a proper theme to best highlight the character and qualities of your property. This includes careful selection of furniture pieces, accent colors, plants, wall art, and many chachkies to make your property shine in its best light!

Staging is one of many services we provide to our clients at NO extra charge! You will never be charged a staging fee when working with Karen Anderson & The Prestige Team! Read below to find out more about our staging!

What is Home Staging?

Real estate staging is the process of taking a property, vacant or occupied, and changing the look and feel of the living space to make your home more appealing to today’s buyers! Staging allows potential buyers to see the home with real furniture, giving them an actual sense of what the space feels like furnished. 

It does not matter if your property is completely vacant or owner-occupied, our staging will transform the look and feel of your home to give you the best chance of selling for top dollar in the shortest amount of time!

 

Our Staging Process

Our staging process involves taking inventory of what is currently at the property to determine what furniture pieces we will use and which should be removed. Our goal is to establish a proper theme, to give your property a burst of style and direction. We have a warehouse full of staging furniture and accessories that is specifically designated for our client’s listings. If we do not have the right items for your home, we reach out to one of our staging vendors to assist with perfecting the presentation of your home!

Decluttering, another of our free services, may also be something we do while prepping the home for staging. The goal is to have a property that looks cute, neat and spacious! 

From the pillows on the couches to the plates on the dining table, we take extreme care in coordinating styles and pieces so they compliment your property and show it in its best light!

What about Virtual Staging?

Recently, virtual staging has seen an increase in use when selling real estate. Although virtual staging does offer some advantages, we strongly suggest against going this route. The main reason we shy away from virtual staging is because a buyer will see something different in pictures than when they visit the property in person. 

The main advantage to virtual staging is COST, because there is no moving furniture or setup involved. Also, virtual staging only works for if the home is completely vacant, so it will not work for every situation.

 

Home Staging Statistics

Buyers' Agent Perspective

  • 47% of buyers’ agents cited that home staging had an effect on most buyers’ view of the home
  • 82% of buyers’ agents said staging a home made it easier for a buyer to visualize the property as a future home
  • Staging the living room was found to be very important for buyers (46%), followed by staging the master bedroom (43%), and staging the kitchen (35%)
  • 23% of buyers’ agents said that staging a home increased the dollar value offered between one and five percent, compared to other similar homes on the market that are not staged

Sellers' Agent Perspective

• 31% of sellers’ agents said they staged all sellers’ homes prior to listing them for sale.
• The most common rooms that were staged included the living room (90%), kitchen (80%), master bedroom (78%), and the dining room (69%)
• It was most common that sellers’ agents used a staging service (49%). Sellers’ agents also personally offered to stage the home (26%), and said that paying for staging was dependent on the situation (26%)
• The median dollar value spent when using a staging service was $1,500, compared to $300 when the sellers’ agent personally staged the home
• When staging a home, 23% of sellers’ agents reported an increase of 1 to 5% of the dollar value offered by buyers, in comparison to similar homes
• 22% of sellers’ agents stated that there were slight decreases in the time on the market when the home is staged
• Among sellers’ agents, having photos (58%), virtual tours (45%) and videos (43%) available for their listings was much more important since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic

2021 Profile of Home Staging, NAR

Home Staging Photos

We spend a great deal of time on ensuring your property shows to the best of our abilities and resources and the end results speak for themselves. Our attention to detail with respect to staging  and the overall presentation of your property are among our highest priorities. This attention to detail has caused our listings to consistently out-perform the competition.

Included Services When Selling Your Home

On Every Listing:

Need Additional Assistance? We Specialize in that!

Decluttering & Emptying Properties

Need help with decluttering? Whether you need a few boxes and an extra set of hands, have a house full of items that need to go, we have the resources in place ready to assist with your needs!

Schedule Management

Schedule Management is crucial if you have a time frame in mind for the sale of your home. Thats why we include it as part of our services when performing repairs/upgrades to sale!

Team = Always Available

The added benefit of working with The Prestige Team is that one of our Real Estate Professionals is always available to help. No missed opportunities!

“We do everything we can to help our clients achieve their real estate goals – blending modern technology with good old-fashioned ‘roll up your sleeves’ hard work.”

-Karen Anderson

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