Why Hire a Professional Home Stager

Have you ever been told that first impressions are everything? This rings especially true when it comes to selling your home. Staging your home can ensure potential buyers get the best look at what it can offer them. Some sellers might think they can stage their homes themselves, but there are several advantages to hiring a professional home staging service.

Working with an experienced home stager can help create an attractive, inviting atmosphere in your residence that will excite prospective buyers about making it their own. From producing more interest in online listings to organizing furniture in a way that sparks the imagination, hiring a professional home stager can benefit any homeowner looking to get top dollar for their property.

Craftsman home's professionally staged dining & living areas in a transitional style with modern touches

Professionals Are Experienced

Professional home stagers are just that: professionals. They stage homes for a living, so they know what does and doesn’t work to get the best home price. This is especially valuable during a slow real estate market because any little thing that can interest a buyer (or drive them away) can make a big difference.

Stagers have experience working in various styles and homes, so they know the best ways to showcase and market your home. They can easily recognize what needs to be done, which groups of  buyers to target, and simply make your home look its best. From decluttering to rearranging furniture, a professional stager knows how to maximize space and create an inviting atmosphere that potential buyers can appreciate.

outdoor den staged as a home midcentury style home office with gray and orange accents and a map on the wall


Professionals Aren’t Attached to the Home

One of the keys to home staging is ensuring a potential buyer can imagine themselves in the home. That’s why the process means removing personal items. A professional stager has no emotional attachment to anything in the home, so it’s easier for them to identify what needs to go.

Sellers may also be so used to the arrangement of the rooms that they can’t imagine any other look for them. On the other hand, a stager brings in new ideas that are up-to-date and can really enhance the rooms. Professional stagers know what will catch a buyer’s eye and can catch small issues that someone with happy memories may not be able to see.

Interior designer styling bedding

Professionals Have More Resources

Professional home stagers will also have a network of colleagues who could provide additional expertise in some areas and access to furniture, decorations, and other items you may need. Average homeowners tend not to have these resources, so they can be a big step in separating your home from others on the market.

The furniture is the big key. Your furniture might be old and worn, or a style most homebuyers aren’t interested in. Instead of you having to figure out what pieces would look best and find them, many home staging companies already have an extensive furniture inventory. They often know what buyers in the local market want to ensure the home hits all the desired points.

Elegant living room decor in craftsman home

Professionals Handle All the Work

Home staging is more than just positioning furniture. It’s also important to take quality photos of the rooms, and that’s after gathering all the materials and research needed to make the most of the home. One big perk of hiring a professional to stage your home is obvious—you don’t have to do any of the work!

The home selling process can be stressful, and anything sellers can do to reduce the burden on themselves and their agent helps. Instead of worrying about whether a chair looks better against one wall or another, you can focus on whatever else needs your attention.

Neutral luxury home staging with ochre accents in the accessories and modern wall art.

Make Home Staging Easy With a Professional Home Stager  

Hiring a professional home stager is a wise decision when trying to increase your home’s value and selling potential. Experienced professionals can help you create an attractive living space that will intrigue buyers. Not only do they know how to make the best use of your resources, but since they’re not emotionally attached to the house like you are, their decisions are based strictly on facts and strategy. If you’re looking for an easy way to help sell your home faster and potentially for more, think about investing in a professional home stager!

staged midcentury living area with exposed stone fireplace and burgundy and teal accents

staged kid's bedroom with fun and playful accessories such as a tiger area rug

staged craftsman home with black walls in an eclectic style

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