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Tips on Selling Your Home From A Professional Home Stager

Tips on Selling Your Home From A Professional Home Stager

As a home stager in Atlanta, I've been successfully helping sellers sell their homes quickly. In fact, in December alone, we have 5 de-stagings already scheduled. All five homes are under contract. Great for the seller, the agent and for my stats. But, I digressed.

If your home is on the market, there are steps you can take to help you achieve a quick sale and help to achieve the price point you're looking for. Here are a few tips to help you get started:

  • Ask and listen - Whether you're asking the agent or a friend, be prepared to truly listen to what advice they're giving you. For example, when an agent recommends that you reduce the amount of furniture pieces in your living room - listen and heed that advice. If you're asked your best friend on what "first impression" they get when visiting your home, listen carefully. 
  • Make repairs - Unless you're looking to get a rock bottom price for your home, you should address all items in need of repair. Trust me, buyers do NOT want to buy your problems. A broken dishwasher simply equates to further dollars the buyer has to put out or worse yet, they ask for a reduction in your price.
  • Purge - It's likely you've heard this a dozen times, if not more. However, whether you're addressing a closet or the master bedroom, you need to create as much visual real estate as possible. The more "visual" real estate your home has to offer, the more enticing it is to the buyer.
Another great tip is to understand the demographics of the buyer. In other words, knowing WHO will likely buy provides great insight into WHAT to do. Let's take this home as an example.

 

Picture of home staging in Atlanta Georgia

 

This is a condo in downtown Atlanta. Based on the location, and based on information shared by the agent, the buyer would likely be young. As a result, most of the accessories we brought in supported a younger, more hip buyer. Results? Home was under contract in the first week it went on the market. And yes, it was a young first-time home buyer.

One of the easiest solutions for helping to sell quickly is to bring in a professional home stager. Trust me, a great stager is worth their weight in gold.

Home Staging Atlanta - Kathy Nielsen - 678 522 8392

 TOP 10 Professional Stager of the Year in the

United States 2013  - RESA


This Atlanta home stager understands what it takes to separate your home or listing from the others on the market. Armed with a massive inventory, we can add the furniture and accessories befitting the style of the home as well as the demographics of the buyer. We also provide our after pictures at no additional charge. 

 

Atlanta Georgia Home Stager Kathy Nielsen

 

Our Atlanta home staging services have helped hundreds of sellers secure a contract quickly. Visit our website at http://atlantahomestaging.net to see first-hand the solutions for selling your home, listing or flipped property. Contact us today to schedule your appointment by emailing Kathy at Kathy@HomeStagingAtlanta.com or by calling 678 522 8392. We've got the furniture and accessories your home needs!

 

 

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Comment balloon 16 commentsKathy Nielsen • November 23 2010 10:19AM
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