Can Any Priced Home Be Staged?

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Staging FAQ’s-Can Any Priced Home Be Staged?

 

Have you ever wondered if staging is right for your home?  staging faq's

We often are asked:

 

Isn’t staging just for luxury or higher end homes?

 

Many agents and sellers often assume that just because a home isn’t listed at $500,000+ or considered a luxury property, that it wouldn’t be worth staging.

 

The truth is that every home that is on the market, at any price point, can benefit from some amount of home staging.  

Staging isn’t just about bringing in furniture and accessories and making the home look like a model home.

~ It’s about helping the seller see what they can do to improve the condition of the home and help their buyers see the value and possibilities of the home

~It’s helping the seller decide what items to edit and remove.

~It’s helping the seller see the importance of curb appeal.

~It’s showing the seller how to live in their home while it is on the market

 

Ask for our cost-effective Home Staging Consultation and receive a tailored just-for-you guide or plan to getting your property in “show-ready” condition.

 

 

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Anything you can do will help!

 

 


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Doesn’t every home at any price point deserve this?

 

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Rainmaker
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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Kathy,

I agree with you, and we were looking at the pictures of a $14 million dollar home recently, and noticed how much stuff could have been put away to create a better flow between the living room and the balcony.  It seemed like one had a maze to overcome...A

Jun 23, 2016 01:23 AM #10
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Lottie Kendall
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Often the smaller, less costly properties can benefit the most from staging. I've seen that over and over again with entry-level condos. I see how my buyers react, and see for which place they wish to write offers. Stage them all.

Jun 23, 2016 01:27 AM #11
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Nina Hollander
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Absolutely, Kathy! Just like I professionally photograph any priced listing and market first-class. Why discriminate?

Jun 23, 2016 01:28 AM #12
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
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Hi Kathy -- if you believe staging works, why not use it regardless of price point. As Nina Hollander commented - why discriminate?   The level of staging can vary and sometimes much can be accomplished with a consultation.

Jun 23, 2016 02:12 AM #13
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Dick Greenberg
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Hi Kathy - Good before & after shots, and a clear example that staging benefits are available across the board to wise sellers.

Jun 23, 2016 03:14 AM #14
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Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
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I think that all homes should be staged, sometimes on the smaller homes though, the Seller's don't necessarily have the budget for staging though.

Jun 23, 2016 04:21 AM #15
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Kathy Streib
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James Dray it doesn't take all that much! 

Dorie Dillard You're right...anything we can do to help the perceived value of the property, no matter the price.

Thank you Sheila Anderson 

 

Jun 23, 2016 09:41 AM #16
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Good for you Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Call 631-805-4400 (c) 

absolutely Sally K. & David L. Hanson 

Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 airRErealty.com I can't tell you how many times I've had agents tell me that the house was only worth $x.xx and not worth staging. 

Jun 23, 2016 09:43 AM #17
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Kathy Streib
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It certainly is Wayne Martin 

I think many more are recognizing the value in it Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647 

Many thanks Janice Ankrett 

Jun 23, 2016 09:46 AM #18
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Kathy Streib
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Oh Ron and Alexandra Seigel I've seen that as well. Sometimes sellers feel that just because a home has high end furnishings, it is staged. 

Lottie Kendall you are exactly right about that.  I've seen the same as well. 

That's why sellers should seek you!  Nina Hollander 

Jun 23, 2016 09:49 AM #19
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Kathy Streib
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You are exactly right Michael Jacobs In our worst years (2008-09) the homes that I consulted on had offers in 4-8 weeks as long as they were priced right. 

Thank you Dick Greenberg The first set was from a home listed around $70K.  

Brian England They do, however, have the ability to edit and clean!!!

 

Jun 23, 2016 09:52 AM #20
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Joanna Cohlan
Fresh Eyes For Your Home - Chappaqua, NY
Designing, Decorating & Staging Westchester Homes

Who said that a price tag determines whether a house should be staged? Every house can benefit because money does not mean taste and inexpensive can have lots of style and class!

Jun 23, 2016 11:00 AM #21
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Lou Ludwig
Ludwig & Associates - Boca Raton, FL
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Kathy

You are right on point . . . . A home in any price range can be staged for a successful sale.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Jun 23, 2016 12:06 PM #22
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Noah Seidenberg
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No doubt Kathy, Staging is a good way to show off any home.

Jun 23, 2016 12:43 PM #23
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Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
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Great advice Kathy. I agree that any home at any price would benefit from home staging.

Jun 23, 2016 01:27 PM #24
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Kathy good point.  In fact in many cases a lower price home can actually need to be staged more so than a higher priced home.

Jun 23, 2016 02:10 PM #25
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Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
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Kathy you are absolutely right one of my listings was in the low end and as soon as we staged it, we were in escrow... how is that possible? Easy the principals do not change, Endre

Jun 23, 2016 04:24 PM #26
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Ok Kathy, you have me convinced, when will you be in town to teach all how to do this?

Jun 23, 2016 04:24 PM #27
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Joe Petrowsky
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Good morning Kathy. We do some staging all the homes we flip and all of them are entry level.

Jun 23, 2016 07:06 PM #28
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Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
New Hampshire Home Stager

Regardless of price or size. YES

Staged just means prepared for sale. It's cleaning and furniture placement and lighting and updating.

I've done consults for trailer park homes that were only listed for $30,000.

 

Jun 24, 2016 01:16 AM #29
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