Tori Toth, 888.667.6643  NYC & Beyond, HSR, SAR, RESA, LIBOR (Tori Toth, International)

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Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Tori,
Do you have any statistics on the tangible $$ value and time on market of staged  vs non-staged homes?  

May 26, 2016 02:39 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

I'd like to see inexpensive things they can do themselves

May 26, 2016 03:27 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Costs, how paid and when. Pros and cons and why. Price ranges recommend for staging. Simple but effective examples of staging at work.

 

May 26, 2016 03:58 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
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I like Jennifer Mackay 's suggestion, if people thought they could do this inexpensively, whether with a pro or on their own they would be more receptive to it.

May 26, 2016 03:35 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I'd love to see an estimated cost of services.

May 26, 2016 03:11 AM
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Liz Wallace
Century 21 Sherlock Homes - Rockville Centre, NY
Broker C21 Sherlock Homes, Rockville Centre, LI, N

Is there a sliding scale of services?

May 26, 2016 03:03 AM
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Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Tori- I would show Before and After rooms as well as what Stagers provide outside of "moving furniture around."  And Michael Jacobs stay away from the "D"word or The Force will get you!

May 26, 2016 11:21 PM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

I would suggest single topic issues including:

How many times will Kathy Streib slap me if I use the word "declutter"?

May 26, 2016 11:11 PM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

parked and reading

May 26, 2016 10:25 PM
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Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Great idea Tori Toth Looking forward to learning more from you.

May 26, 2016 12:16 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Creating a warm and friendly vibe in the house.

May 26, 2016 04:45 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

before and after shots

May 26, 2016 04:25 AM
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Tori Toth
Tori Toth, International - Howard Beach, NY
888.667.6643 NYC & Beyond, HSR, SAR, RESA, LIBOR

Thanks for your reponses. Be sure to subscribe to our Youtube Channel to be the first notified when videos are released. 

Real Estate: The Cost & Value of Home Staging
Real Estate: Identifying When to Stage a Home and What's Involved
Real Estate: How to Help Sellers Envision a Show Ready Home
Real Estate: Staging a Home That Warm & Welcoming
Jun 02, 2016 04:04 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Good luck with your series.

May 26, 2016 10:38 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Good luck.

May 26, 2016 09:20 PM
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Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

Enrty staging ideas, ways to make storage areas look great, interior colors that appeal to most buyers now.

May 26, 2016 06:35 PM
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Dan Tabit
Keller Williams Bellevue - Sammamish, WA

Maybe an explanation of the various types of staging, from using the clients own things, to bringing in just a bit to fully furnished.  Sometimes people assume all or nothing. 

May 26, 2016 02:23 PM
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

challenging room sizes would be a good one 

May 26, 2016 12:42 PM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

Great questions, good answers.

May 26, 2016 12:31 PM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

You have lots of good suggestions here.  I've got nothing new to add. 

May 26, 2016 12:22 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

Terry, unless you are a former TV or radio news person, I'd get more coaching about how to act and speak and dress in front of a camera/microphone.  There is a lot of really awful video that is so bad in presentation that people miss the great content.

May 26, 2016 11:53 AM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

Quick low cost tips and how they help stage a home. I would like to know more about paint colors too.

May 26, 2016 11:11 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

How much should home staging be costing per SF? 

Any numbers on how quickly a home that is stated will sell over one that is not

 

May 26, 2016 09:21 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Before and after shots, with discussion of what the real goals of staging how, the ways they can be accomplished, and different fees

May 26, 2016 07:49 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Tori,

You have some great suggestions here.  Mine would be keep it short and concise.  Attention spam these days is very short.  A

May 26, 2016 06:58 AM
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Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate
Tropical Beachside brokered by eXp - Cocoa Beach, FL
"The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida

Virtual staging is something a few people have inquired about and might help motivate them to consider staging, all other things being equal.

 

May 26, 2016 06:01 AM
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S. Leanne Paynter ☼ Broward County, FL
United Realty Group, Inc. - Davie, FL
Davie, Plantation, Cooper City & Weston Specialist

Give examples of how staging a home (that had been on the market for at least a few weeks before it was staged) has helped to sell the home.

May 26, 2016 05:47 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

For some reason people think they have to remodel their whole house when in fact, it's just some paint & furniture removal. Let's face it - some people don't know how to decorate or they've bought a couch that's too large for a room & just live with it.

You can do it EZ.

I hope it turns out well & you allow us to share it.

May 26, 2016 05:18 AM
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Mike Rock
Complete Design - Granite Bay, CA
Granite Bay Luxury New Construction...For Less

i would try to help agents to help buyers and sellers to envision how a room could look, either to make better use of the space etc... everyone  (most) have a difficult time seeing what it can be...

May 26, 2016 05:09 AM