My client got a 1000% return on her investment of a paid home staging consultation!
A few days ago, my assistant Terri and I went to do a home staging consultation on a nice two story home in Sunland, CA. I talk and Terri takes notes and measurements. The homeowner showed us around the main floor, and we discussed the necessary repairs and improvements she and her husband were planning to do.
We went upstairs, and as she was showing us around, I suggested that she might want to freshen the high-quality creamy beige carpet covering the entire second floor, by having it steam cleaned. The carpet was not obviously soiled, and there were no visible stains (this woman was an amazing home-maker, even with a very energetic 3 yr. old son) but I knew once we removed the furniture steam cleaning would be in order. She told me that they thought they were going to have to replace the carpet (to the tune of $3,500). After looking at the carpet again - and I should add that they take off their shoes before they walk on the carpet - I told her, in my professional opinion, the carpet was in wonderful condition and that they wouldn't have to spend that $3,500.
Needless to say, she was thrilled to save the money, which she will be able to spend decorating her new home. The consultation cost $350, so she wound up saving 10X the cost of the consultation or $3,500. She also got a 7 page written consultation to use as a road map to help get her home ready to put on the market.
I don't know about you, but I would be thrilled to get a 1,000% return on my investments. Heck, I'd be happy with 10%! I'm not saying that you will save that kind of money every time you hire a professional home stager, but a good professional home stager will be very knowledgable about what does and does not need to be done to get a home ready to put on the market.
Paying for a home staging consultation may be the best money you spend before you put your home on the market.
Moving Mountains Design & Staging is a full service home staging and interior design company in Pasadena, CA. We offer comprehensive home staging consultations to help you get your home in tip-top shape and ready for market. Don't settle for second best. Hire the company with a great track record of helping to sell homes faster and for the best price and the statistics and referrals from happy clients to back it up. Call us today to arrange for your comprehensive home staging consultation (626)441-8975 or visit our web site at www.MovingMountainsDesign.com.
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