St Augustine, St Johns County Real Estate & Home Staging

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You might be helping sell the competition's listing if you aren't staging!

Real Estate Professionals, have you ever considered this thought?  If you haven't, maybe you should!  Let's say for example that you had two homes in a neighborhood, priced similarly, with things being roughly equal.  How likely does it seem that with comperable homes the average potential buyer is likely to visit both properties?  Fairly likely, wouldn't you say?

When they arrive at each of these homes, this is what they see....

 

Now if you were the potential buyer, which home would you likely want to purchase?  Now what if home #1 was actually priced more than house #2?  What message would this send to the potential buyer?

This actually is the case between these two properties.  House #2 is actually larger and costs less.  If buyers walked through both of these homes it would be apparent that house #2 was a real bargain.  Is it any wonder that the staged home - the one that looked great and was priced well is the one that went under contract first?

Take a look at your current listings, or consider when you list your next property that if you aren't staging, someone else in your neighborhood might be.  If they are, then remember that your unstaged listing just might help sell their staged one!

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First Impressions Home Staging & Interior ReDesign is a nationally award winning company owned and operated in Summerville, SC a suburb of Charleston, SC.  We provide high quality staging for both occupied and vacant homes in the greater surrounding areas and beyond!  For more information please visit, www.WeStageSC.com.  If you are interested in learning about making Home Staging your profession, please visit, www.StagingAndRedesign.com for more information.

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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).

 

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