A NH professional home staging company. I'd like to help NH home sellers and Realtors understand the benefits of home staging and Staged Photography. Pictures say a thousand words.
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Every home is different, and every homeowner is different too. Home staging isn't the same recipe used over and over. Sometimes a home needs some help with curb appeal, sometimes it's updating the interior wall colors.
We take a tour of the home and then create a plan to make a sale come easier. After touring the home, we talk with the listing agent to figure out who is likely to buy your home; a young family? A 55+ buyer? Once we have an idea of who our audience is, then it's easier to appeal to their tastes.
Here's an analogy: An expensive-looking outer wrapper on a piece of chocolate makes you believe that the chocolate is better tasting, and you would probably pay more for it than an ordinary grocery store chocolate bar. We all assume that something beautiful is worth more!
Staged homes sell for more money. A staged home looks beautiful, clean and comfortable. Appraisers can spot a house that "shows well". If a home appraises higher, this is good news for sellers, because buyers are more apt to pay close to the appraised value. A bank will loan your buyer more money to buy it, which is very good news if you're selling a home that a young family might buy.
Home sellers, if you were selling a product, would you rather sell something that you believed in, that you were proud of? Of course you would. Think about it, your real estate agent is going to be more excited and passionate about selling your home if it shows well to other agents and to buyers. If your agent is excited about your home, it will get more attention from buyers; "This house won't last, buy now!" Be proud of your home when it goes on the market.
Stage it first, hire a Realtor you trust, and move on.
Can I stage my own home?
I don't think my house needs staging, it's just right for me!
Who pays for home staging, the seller or the agent?
Can you teach me to stage my own home?
How come Realtors don't pay for home staging?
Why are the listing pictures so important?
I'm moving; what should I do with my household hazardous waste?
When it comes to fixing up my house for sale, what is most important?
My house is vacant and I can't afford to stage it.
How do I get started staging my home in NH?
What is a home staging consultation?
Do you know any green LEED builders?
Tell me how to interview a home stager.
Tell me who to contact to join the Active Rain blogging community.
Where can I find info on home staging statistics?
I can't find a home stager in my area, can you help me?
My house needs curb appeal, can you help me?
Another example of curb appeal
Staging it Forward with Realtors in NH
What is Staged Photography?
Using Staged Photography to sell your home in NH
A Life Raft for Sellers in This Shallow Pool of Buyers*
The Secret Option for Builders to Stage a Model Home
Vacant Kitchens are Just Too Doggone Empty!
Selling Now? Make Peace With the Current Market
The Home Doesn't Look Like It Did In the Pictures!
Staged Real Estate Photography in NH*
How to Sell Your Staged Home Furnished & Recoup Your Staging Fee