Carol Smith, the founder of Creative Home Stagers, is a member of the International Association of Homes Staging Professionals (IAHSP) and the Charlotte Chapter. She is an Accredited Staging Professional and received her formal home staging training with Barb Schwartz, the industry leader and pioneer of the concept of Home Staging. Here you will find Home Staging Tips, News and Ideas.
Building a home is a multidimensional process. Architects, contractors, carpenters, plumbers, roofers, surveyors, painters and so many more experts are needed to complete a build. From ground breaking to sale there are various moving parts. Mistakes at any point in the process can prove costly. None less so than ignoring the need for professional staging. According to research, for every $100 spent on home staging, the potential return is $400. Making home staging a permanent part of your property marketing plan will increase your average selling price and decrease your properties average time on the market. Here's why;
The Autumn season has fallen upon the Carolina states. As the neighborhoods begin to change color, frost blankets the lawns, and the moon shines earlier, it is time to prepare your staged home for the season. Autumn Decor for staging your home is essential. Autumn is the season of harvesting and embracing others, so having decor reflective of that season is essential to grasp that warm ambiance and captivate potential sellers as they tour your home.
Most homes go up for sale in the spring, according to the financial website Motley Fool; however, selling in fall can have some advantages for a seller. Homes that go on the market in the fall are likely to have less competition, for one thing. If you decide to sell your home in the fall, the season should factor into some of your decorating decisions. When it comes to home staging, there are a few areas where you will want to exercise care. Avoid the following mistakes when staging a home in the fall.
According to a report done by the National Association of Realtors, 81 percent of buyers said it was easier to visualize a property as their future home when it was staged, with 46 percent said they were more willing to walk through a house after they viewed it online while staged.
If you’re in the process of staging your home for the market– because you’re savvy and know home staging will get your house off the market faster, (right? Check out this study.)– you may be wondering if you’ll have to rent a storage unit to hold all of your personal belongings. It’s a good question to which there are mixed answers. The overwhelming majority (us included) say “yes!” Storing your personal belongings frees up your home dramatically.