According to Realty Enhancement International and Home gain, staged homes under 2400 sq ft sold 18% faster and for 15% more per square foot. Staged homes over 2400 sq ft sold 42% faster and for 10% more per square foot.
Think of your home as a product and staging is the marketing. It benefits you to present your product in the best light possible. If your Realtor is not offering staging as one of their services, ask why. It doesn’t have to be expensive. Simply lightening and brightening delivered a 355% return on investment while decluttering and cleaning delivered a whopping 578% return on investment. Everyone wants a home that is move-in ready and cleanliness is a huge part of that. The more buyer objections you can eliminate, the better chance you will sell your home quickly and closer to list price.