The National Association of Realtors suggests that staging has a real impact on home sales.
However, the real impact of staging seems to be how quickly a home is sold, with 39 percent of Realtors stating that it greatly decreases the time spent on the market.
Buyers’ agents confirm the positive impact of staging, stating that 77 percent of buyers were better able to picture a home as their own when it was staged.
Of course, there is an art to staging a home, and a poorly staged home can have a negative impact on a potential sale.
Remember, decluttering includes removing excess furniture, which help make your rooms feel bigger.
You want there to be a flow to each room, and keeping the walls clear of big furniture will actually make the room feel bigger, says HGTV.
Do this by decorating with groups of accessories like vases, books or plants.
Use Mirrors Mirrors can help brighten a dark hallway, bring light into a room and make a room seem larger, says Forbes.
Help buyers picture themselves living in the house by decluttering, grouping furniture and accessories, adding one or two bold accents and using mirrors.
Now get ready for the offers to roll in.