Home Staging: A Necessity to Sell?

When it comes time to sell your home, you want to showcase its features and space as best you can, to show potential buyers why you love your home and why they should, too. Home staging helps with that. Whether you arrange your own furniture prior to your home going on the market or you ask the help of a professional, home staging is something that you absolutely need to do. Especially in vacant properties, professional home staging can help to eliminate the inability to imagine how the space would look with a couch here or a painting hung on that wall. Plus, with so many buyers starting their real estate searches online, you need to ensure that your home stands out and catches buyers’ eyes. Think of staging as a really, really strong cover letter. You’re applying to buyers to purchase your home and you only have one chance to attract their attention and tell them why they should consider your home.

When you hire a professional stager, the company will bring in furniture and accessories to help your house or condo feel like a home, making it easier for buyers to imagine themselves living there. If you’re showcasing a delightfully warm space and can show that a sectional sofa does, in fact, fit in the living room, then you will immediately appeal to many more buyers.

Still not sold on home staging? Check out Valerie Westra, a local Victoria stager, has a great page highlighting the seven reasons you need to stage your home, including the fact that staged homes sell faster and for more money. That never hurts, right?

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