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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Real Estate Report: All the Home’s a Stage

By Judy Szablak

The importance of staging your home for sale has clearly become more apparent to savvy Westport home sellers. They have begun to understand the importance of maximizing their property’s value by having it “staged” for sale. Image
This home at 55 Valley Road is listed at $1,549,000. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Photo courtesy of Coldwell Banker,  Darien

Staging your home is not only about de-cluttering, and removing personal effects. But also rearranging furniture for better placement, and adding or replacing decor in order to create atmosphere. This can be quite beneficial in a sparsely decorated or vacant home.

This is a wonderful tool long known to new homebuilders who often stage their properties to create a pleasant environment, and effect a sale more quickly. 
Homes of all price ranges benefit from proper staging. Many agents offer basic staging services, while others offer more elaborate staging techniques for more unique and/or luxury properties.

Buyers purchase on emotion. When they see a home that is assembled with stylish decor, they imagine their own furnishings as being just as beautiful. And they often will pay more as they can envision the home as their own much more easily,

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