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Staging your home

By Philippa Ivory

If you have an empty property to sell, we recommend staging it to get the best possible price in the least possible time.

Staging your home paints a picture for the buyers; showing them how the home will look and feel when it’s lived in. You can add that all-important WOW factor; use furniture to indicate space; rugs, and cushions to draw the eye away from tired carpets and dated wall coverings. The stager will include plants, provide flowers for open homes, bring a kitchen to life with appliances, and show what size beds will fit in the bedrooms.

Your options:

Physical Staging

  • A stager visits your property and makes suggestions for each room.
  • In come beds and chairs, a fridge, vases with real flowers, fresh fruit, throws and rugs, and the house is warm and alive again.
  • The cost is higher as they need to have a range of items available and move everything in and out
  • This really helps buyers who visit the property imagine how it will be lived in.

    Virtual Staging

  • Your property photos have furniture, plants, rugs and art added to them.
  • This is quick and affordable
  • You and your agent choose which rooms to stage (kitchen, lounge, bedroom(s), outdoor spaces)
  • You and/or your agent will choose the style of presentation (art deco, contemporary etc)
  • This brings people to the property, however, once they’re there, they’ll still need to use their imagination as the property will still be empty
  • If you have an empty property and you’d like to know more, give us a call, we’re happy to help.

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