Even in a HOT SELLER'S MARKET, If you don't consider staging, you're leaving money on the table!
Staging first is far better than the dreadful reduction in asking price after no or insulting offers!
Homes staged PRIOR to going on the market sell in 90% less time. (National Association of Realtors)
Buyers form an opinion in the first 15 seconds
Buyers linger in a furnished home an average of 40 minutes
Over 81% of buyers find it easier to visualize the property as their future home when it’s staged (National Association of Realtors)
78% of all expired listings are VACANT! (National Association of Realtors)
21% of buyers are willing to overlook property faults in a staged home (National Association of Realtors)
The carrying cost one stands to incur if not considering professional staging is significant and can add up quickly. 8 months carrying cost could be $27,000!