Next up on our Summer Guest Blog Series is Heather Odean with Karis Home Solutions. She has a passion for decorating and has been rearranging rooms all her life. She specializes in making fast, dramatic transformations to homes. She is a Home Staging Recourse Certified Professional and has been our partner on many homes. Here is her article.  

In this highly competitive market, it is more important than ever to make your home stand out from the rest.  The best way to do that is to hire a professional stager to stage your home.  As Barbara Corcoran from Shark Tank states, “Home staging is no longer optional in this real estate market, it’s a must!”

Top 10 Reasons to stage your home before it goes on the market 

  1. Staging makes your home more marketable
  2. Your competition is doing it
  3. Staged homes sell faster and for more money
  4. Staging can increase the value of your home
  5. Your home will photograph better, making it stand out in online photos and increase buyer interest
  6. Staging maximizes a homes selling points and minimizes flaws
  7. Staging allows potential buyers to visualize your home as their home
  8. Staging empowers you to be a more relaxed and confident seller
  9. Staging makes your home appealing to a wider segment of buyers
  10. Staging is an objective approach to handling a highly personal product