St Augustine, St Johns County Real Estate & Home Staging

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Staging can create big changes, even on a small budget

This is a really cute home in the mid to high $100s.  The owners are military and have transfered.  When I initally saw the home, it was furnished but they were getting ready to move on.  Using informaiton from my consultation, they did a little (ok, A LOT) of painting, cleaning etc.  When they finally moved out - less than 3 weeks after our initial meeting - we staged the then vacant home.  Due to the price point of the home the budget was extremely modest -- I think you will see that big changes can still happen!

   

   

   

There was more done in this home than is visible in some of these photos, but you get a really good idea of the calming and neutral palette in the after photos.  Furnishings and accessories do not have to be elaborate to have an impact.  The cost does not always have to be high either.  For agents with less costly listings, sometimes the answer to maximizing gain is staging.  Staging a property is not only for the high end homes that tend to sit longer.  Often lower end homes have more fierce competition and need that competitve edge....

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 Author Bio: Melissa Marro, Home Staging Industry leader, Realtor, and entrepreneur offers a unique perspective on New Home Construction, Resale Residential Real Estate, and Home Staging

For more information on buying or selling in the Fleming Island, Orange Park, or Jacksonville, area, visit StageListSellNEFL.com or call Melissa Marro (marro.melissa at gmail.com), Keller Williams First Coast Realty, for more information (904-466-2093).

 

Comment balloon 19 commentsMelissa Marro • May 16 2007 08:57PM
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