We all know that showing a empty home or apartment could be a drab experience to any potential buyer, which may be the reason Home Staging & Re-Design has become quite
popular in recent years. Home Staging is the art of preparing a home to show for a quicker
and more prosperous sell and Re-Design is a term used when some or all of the homeowners current furnishings, accessories and art work are re-designed in a space
to make it more appealing.
Well Known Fact: A property that is vacant
at showing makes it really hard for a buyer to visualize living in a empty space. In most cases a vacant property could take longer to
sell and have slow showings which effect the time it takes to actually sell the property.
Well Known Fact: Over 90% of all potential buyers search for listings online with about 97% feeling that photographs are very useful tools when making the decision of contacting a real estate agent to set up an appointment to view a property.
Well Known Fact: According to the National Association Of Realtors (NAR), statistics show that virtual staged listings have captured a large percentage of web traffic in a very short time frame, also noticed is an increase in attendance at open house events where virtual listings have been advertised. In this day and age the potential buyer knows exactly what they want and its easier to make a decision when they're able to see up-front a potential space and visualize being in it.
New to the market is Virtual Staging, the art of digitally staging a blank space which includes the addition of life like furniture, art work and accessories in a space to create a warm and
inviting virtual space that would appeal to buyers searching for property online.
Virtual Staging costs run about $475 up this includes about 4-5 vacant rooms that are virtually staged, the cost to actually do a complete stage of 4 -5 rooms
could run well over $2500.00 with the rental of furniture,
accessories and art work not included.
If you decide to virtually stage a property then you'll definitely be taking the right approach to expanding your buyer audience and marketing your listing to capture buyers attention.