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High End Homes Need Staging Too.
As a home stager I often peruse through the MLS to see what's out there. I've come to the conclusion that what's out there are a lot of high end homes that could benefit from at least a home staging consultation. Most real estate agents go over with their clients the basics of readying a home for sale. clean declutter do any necessary repairs, paint etc. This is great advice and imperative for selling most homes. It seems that many agents are understandably hesitant to suggest a home staging consultation for homes that are in the higher end of the market and have expensive, if outdated or taste specific, furnishings.
These agents may have tried to explain the advantages of making the home more neutral or appealing to a wider market, but for fear of insulting their clients may not have gone far enough to drive the point home. Or the clients may refuse to follow the advice. They love their things and put alot of time and money decorating their homes, so why shouldn't everyone feel the way they do. After all their friends and family have said that their places are beautiful.
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