Benefits of Home Staging to Sell Your Home

Brian Lamacraft
7 min readJul 5, 2019
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Selling your home can be a difficult process, but this can be made easier with home staging. If you have tried to sell your home in the past, but failed, you might want to look into home staging as a way to increase the chances that your home is sold successfully. Here are some benefits of home staging and statistics that you need to be aware of before you decide if home staging is right for you.

What exactly is Home Staging?

Buyers can have a hard time visualizing what a home is going to look like to them when they finally buy it. Many homes can be cluttered or just not look that nice to potential buyers. When you use home staging the home is cleaned up to look presentable to any potential buyer. This increases the chances that the home is going to sell. In essence, the buyer can “visualize” themselves living in the home when you use home staging to present the home in the best possible light for any potential buyer. No one wants to look at a home that is cluttered or doesn’t look as good as it can be so home staging can create that “first impression” on any potential buyers.

A home stager will come to the home and make a recommendation as to any changes that need to be made to the home to help it sell. For example, clutter is often a problem of furniture may not be arranged in an attractive way. The home stager can present the home in the best way to buyers. A home that looks clean is more appealing to a potential buyer as this is a potential place that the buyer is going to live in. A clean and attractive home creates a positive impression in the mind of the buyer, whereas a home that doesn’t look attractive to the buyer says to the buyer that the home isn’t well looked after and may have problems which cause concern for the buyer right away.

Some Things That a Home Stager May Address in the Home

· Address clutter and clean up areas of the home

· Arrange furniture so it’s more attractive in the home or add pieces to the home to add appeal

· Address problems with lighting in the home so it looks more attractive to a buyer

· Remove furniture and store off-site prior to having the house home staged if it doesn’t fit

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Brian Lamacraft

Brian is an online writer and blogger. In his spare time, he plays guitar and goes camping.