It’s springtime—the time of year when a lot of people start thinking about selling their homes. If you’re one of those people, I’ll bet that you’ve asked what you can do to the property to really boost the sales price and net the highest amount of money. Many people worry that they’ll have to make big, expensive upgrades or repairs.
As the world becomes ever-more digitized, the way that we market and sell real estate is continuing to evolve, at a rapid pace. Virtual staging in real estate is one of the newest and hottest marketing trends. I recently had a couple of my listings virtually staged, and I wanted to share the photographs with […]
When it comes to selling quickly and for the highest price possible, it’s hard to overstate the importance of staging your home. I find though that there’s some confusion about the term “staging.” Many people equate “home staging” with hiring a “staging company” to move a bunch of furniture and accessories into your home and […]
I recently took a tour of some new homes being built in Gilroy, California. It’s always fun to check out new home staging. I love to see how home builders decorate and show their homes, because they employ the latest colors, styles, fixtures, and design elements. They carefully stage the homes so buyers will “ooh […]
Once the repairs and staging are completed, it is time to bring in a professional photographer to capture your home in the best possible light, looking as much as possible like a new, showcase home. At this time, a custom video of your home will be produced for distribution on YouTube, social media, and other […]
Once the inspections are complete and a full set of repair bids have been obtained, the seller can determine which repairs, if any, are to be made on the home. If it is deemed advantageous to make repairs prior to putting the home on the market, repairs are made at this time. Once any repairs […]
So what’s all this prep work going to cost you? Unfortunately, every home and situation is so different that there is no simple formula you can use to figure the cost of preparing your home for sale. But what you can do is create a budget from the get-go and try to work within that […]
All the work you’re putting in to your home to get it ready for sale is part of what’s called home staging. The goal of home staging is to make a home appealing to the highest number of potential buyers by transforming it into a welcoming, attractive place. The risk of not staging your home […]