What Will a Home Stager Ask You to Spend Money On?

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This post is also worthy of a re-blog.

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What will a Home Stager ask you to spend money on?  In a prior post, I outlined some of the questions a Home Stager will ask a seller.  One of the questions involved setting a budget to prepare the house for the market.  This post will flesh out some of the things a professional Home Stager may ask you to pay for.  These items are not frivolous; most will stay with the house.  Keep in mind this is an investment in selling your house quickly!

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In the past, I have asked sellers to invest in:

  • Storage unit or pod
  • Paint/professional painters
  • Wallpaper removal
  • Carpet removal/replacement/cleaning
  • New kitchen flooring/counters
  • New bed linens for the Master Bedroom
  • New towels (usually white, and only for show)
  • Mulch
  • Shrubs, flowers
  • New mailbox
  • House numbers
  • Updated light fixtures
  • Simple drapery panels
  • Regular, brighter light bulbs (not CFLs)
  • Large, neutral art
  • Tall indoor tree
  • White 8x10' shag rug (Hey - $89 from Home Depot - can't beat it!  And it ROCKED!)
  • Rental furniture
  • Accessories rental from Nestings
  • Slipcovers
  • Cabinet hardware

Most important:

  • New "Welcome" mat!

A professional Home Stager can work with any budget to help sell a house quickly.  Be prepared.

Julia Vigneron Maher, Nestings Home Staging & Model Home Design:  Award-Winning Staging for Model, Vacant and Occupied Homes in Fairfield County, CT (including Fairfield, Southport, Westport, Trumbull, Monroe, Newtown, Stratford, Easton, Weston, Wilton, Norwalk, Darien, Stamford, Greenwich) and Connecticut.

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