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Two Simple Things That Will Sell Your Home Faster For A Higher Price
What two things can you do when selling your home that will provide a 270% average return on investment and cause your home to sell 66% faster?
Over 90% of buyers will make a decision about viewing a home based on photos they've seen on the Internet, and most buyers will form an opinion about a home within the first 7-10 seconds of arriving. Making a strong first impression, both online and when the home is shown, is critical for attracting buyers and getting them to commit to writing up an offer.
In a HomeGain 2012 Survey of Realtors Nationwide, cleaning and de-cluttering provided the highest ROI at 403%, and staging provided a 196% ROI. Combining the two resulted in an average ROI of 270%. In controlled tests selling identical homes, professionally staged vs. those not staged, the Real Estate Staging Association found that non-staged homes sold in an average of 102 days, while the staged homes sold in 45 days. The staged homes sold 66% faster!
Home staging isn't just hype. Many sellers struggle to understand how investing a small amount of money in staging can have such a huge impact on the selling price and how fast the home sells. After ... more
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