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Home Staging Worth the Money, Effort? Yes.

Nearly every home seller hopes to get their property sold quickly and at top dollar.

Staging may be just the thing to help in that quest, according to the National Association of REALTORS’® 2019 Profile of Home Staging.

Using things like furniture, color, lighting, and accent pieces, professional stagers transform for-sale homes from ho-hum to oh-ah and work to make a property appeal to the largest number of prospective buyers.

Here is the Highlight of the Report

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And their work has an impact that stays consistent over the years.  According to the 2017 NAR Home Staging report, 39 percent of sellers’ agents said that staging a home greatly decreases the amount of time the home is on the market.

Here are some of the 2017 report’s key findings:

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Additional findings include:

  • The most commonly staged spaces include the living room (83 percent), kitchen (76 percent), master bedroom (69 percent), and dining room (66 percent).
  • Staging the living room was found to be most important to buyers (55 percent), followed by staging the master bedroom (51%), and the kitchen (41 percent).
  • Seventy-seven percent of buyers’ agents said staging a home made it easier for buyers to visualize a property as a future home.

If you are thinking of selling your Northwest Indiana home, consider Collins Realty Group in Crown Point A free home staging consultation is one of many extra services home sellers receive for 4% commission.  Learn more or call Georgene at 219-315-6569 to find out what your home is worth.

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