NAR survey shows listing agents divided on staging homes

Inman

Just over half of listing agents believe staging boosts how much buyers will offer, but about the same share don't actually stage. Meanwhile, agents report TV shows give buyers unrealistic expectations of how homes should look.

DIY staging: 5 pieces every agent should invest in

Inman

If your homeowners can’t afford (or won’t spend extra money on) staging, it pays to have some inventory to help you improve the look of your new listing. Agent Design Lifestyle Select Service Staging Alex Lilly Antoinette Fargo DOORA Designs interior design staging staging advice

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Thrifty Staging Secrets

American Lifestyle

The post Thrifty Staging Secrets appeared first on American Lifestyle Magazine. Staging Home Selling Homebuyer Real Estate Real Estate Agent Real Estate Tips Selling

Staging works! How to have that conversation with sellers

Inman

Some sellers may think their home is perfect the way it is, but as a lot of agents know, staging is what will help set their home apart from similar listings online.

5 simple ways to stage your listing for the holidays

Inman

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How to make staging possible — regardless of budget

Inman

Although most agree that staging works, hiring a professional stager is not always an option. Here are six levels of staging that'll make it possible in every level of home.

Feng Shui Staging Tips

RIS Media

If you’re looking to spice up staging strategies for your listings, you might consider incorporating some Feng Shui techniques. The post Feng Shui Staging Tips appeared first on RISMedia.

3 Luxury Staging Trends to Take ‘Center Stage’ In 2021

RIS Media

Most luxury real estate professionals and their clients know staging trends are important. But did you know staging changes as the market evolves? Of course, there are timeless aspects of staging…. Or that luxury staging can afford to take more risks?

How to handle client objections to staging

REM Online

The original post can be found at the following URL: How to handle client objections to staging. 80 per cent of real estate agents believe in the value of professional home staging, but only 20 per cent incorporate it into their business.

7 tips for protecting your commission when staging

Inman

Staging adds value to the sale — but it should not break your bank. As an agent, use these seven tips to protect your income when incorporating home staging into your listing process.

Staging and marketing company Guest House raises $3M

Inman

Guest House offers homesellers high-touch staging services that include a interior designer working directly with a number of national and local home furnishing retailers.

Next Stage

The Living Room

The post Next Stage appeared first on Living Room Realty. Buyer Stories buyers buyers agent excellence integrity living room realty Quality Service

7 virtual staging services to increase your listing’s appeal

Inman

Virtual staging is becoming increasingly in demand — and for good reason. Agent Brokerage Listings Select Service Technology 360 tours art luxury staging photography video Virtual furniture Virtual staing virtual tours

In a red-hot seller’s market, is staging even worth it?

Inman

Staging often plays a critical role in helping sellers achieve the highest possible price for their property. However, if you are in a fast-paced seller's market, should sellers even bother with staging? .

Home Office Staging the New Trend? NAR Highlights Findings in New Report

RIS Media

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) recently released its biennial report, the “ 2021 Profile of Home Staging ,” which includes insights from buyers’ and sellers’ agents. But staging is not enough when it comes to visuals.

Home-Staging Tips for Winter 2021

RIS Media

However, you’d be wise to freshen up on some home-staging ideas when you find some free time in between wrapping presents. Here are some home-staging tips to consider: Keep It Toasty. The post Home-Staging Tips for Winter 2021 appeared first on RISMedia.

Why You Still Need Staging in a Seller’s Market

Redfin

One important aspect that many sellers overlook is staging. Continue reading to learn more about why it is important to stage your home, even in a seller’s market. . Do I still need professional staging? . In fact, staged homes sell 73% faster than empty homes.

29 Home Staging Tips For 2021

Easy Agent Pro

According to buyers’ agents, “Staging the living room was found to be most important for buyers.” (NAR). Forty-two percent of buyers’ agents claim that the master bedroom is second in importance when it comes to staging. Maybe the respondents were a batch of rookie agents?

How to work with your staging consultant

REM Online

The original post can be found at the following URL: How to work with your staging consultant. I never understood why other agents wanted to have a massive “inventory.” The original post can be found at the following URL: How to work with your staging consultant.

6 Tips to Protect Your Commission When Recommending Staging Services

RISMedia

By Jennie Norris Real estate agents need to look for ways to differentiate themselves from their competition. added services that accomplishes this goal is home staging. Featured Industry Insights agent advice home seller home staging seller advice staging services

12 Head-Scratching Home Staging Fails

Lighter Side of Real Estate

On the flip side, certain bold homeowners take a DIY approach that often leaves real estate agents and potential buyers scratching their heads. Take a look at these home staging fails that are more likely to garner big laughs rather than big offers.

7 Home Staging Tips for Virtual Tours

American Lifestyle

The post 7 Home Staging Tips for Virtual Tours appeared first on American Lifestyle Magazine. Buying & Selling Finance Financial Advice Home Advice Home Buying Home Loan Real Estate Real Estate Agent Refinancing Virtual Tour

8 Staging Secrets from a Top Real Estate Professional

McKissock

This is what every home seller (and agent) wants. And according to the Real Estate Staging Association, staged homes sell 73% faster with an average 297% return on investment. 1: Home staging is all about making more money. Sell faster. And for more money.

3 Luxury Staging Trends to Take ‘Center Stage’ In 2021

RIS Media

Most luxury real estate professionals and their clients know staging trends are important. But did you know staging changes as the market evolves? Of course, there are timeless aspects of staging…. Or that luxury staging can afford to take more risks?

Should You Stage Your Unfinished Basement?

Toronto Realty Blog

” That’s what a lot of home sellers do, and that’s how many listing agents market the home, as well as advise the clients. We actually staged the property when the basement was only primed and had to paint the day after photos. TorontoRealtyBlog.

Virtual Staging and the Future Of Real Estate

Tre Pryor

For years, home staging has been mostly straight forward—less is more, declutter and clean, fix all the obvious broken things in order to sell their home faster. Now with virtual staging, we’re in a whole new world! Real Estate Virtual Staging

Virtual Staging: The Hot Trend That Can Help Sell Your Home During the Coronavirus Crisis

Realtor.com

So chances are good you’ve said sayonara to the idea of having a staging company come in to artfully showcase your home for sale. Here’s how you can make virtual staging work for you. Virtual staging is a practical solution during the pandemic.

In defense of the individual real estate agent

Housing Wire

I saw a social media post recently by our local ‘mega-agent’ entitled: “Breaking News: Individual Real Estate agents added to Endangered Professions List!”. The individual agent is on life support, it exclaims. The individual agent. The mega-agent.

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6 Ways Virtual Staging Can Help You Make More Money

Louisville Homes

Both real estate agents and homeowners are now understanding the benefits of getting their properties professionally-staged. Studies have shown that staged properties sell 73% faster than non-staged homes on average; and for more money! Spend Less Than Physical Staging.

11 Bed Staging Tips that Interior Design and Hospitality Experts Swear By

HomeLight

The [main] bedroom is one of the biggest selling points when it comes to staging,” says Tony Mariotti, CEO and owner of RubyHome in Beverly Hills, CA. We spoke with experts in real estate, interior design, and hospitality to learn how to stage a bed like a pro.

Setting the Stage for a Record Year

RIS Media

Since then, his brokerage has grown to include 14 frontline agents, three licensed inside sales agents, six licensees in supportive roles, three property managers and 12 administrative specialist team members. The post Setting the Stage for a Record Year appeared first on RISMedia.

Setting the Stage for Continued Success

RIS Media

Number of agents: 10. What is your best advice for hiring and retaining top brokers and agents? . It goes back to the basic reality that we have two separate sets of customers: the clients who buy and sell their homes and the agents who work with us. Michael Patterson.

The importance of the TV in home staging

Realty Biz

Still, not everyone sees the presence of the TV as being critical when staging a home. Allison Chiaramonte, a New York-based Warburg Realty agent, said the TV should never be the focus of your efforts. The post The importance of the TV in home staging appeared first on RealtyBizNews: Real Estate News. Coaching Real Estate Resource home staging selling a home TV placement

OJO Labs rolls out agent referral network

Housing Wire

OJO Labs has launched the OJO Select Network, an agent referral program that matches top performing agents with ready homebuyers or sellers based on an understanding of the agent’s skill set and the consumer’s needs. Select Network gives agents access to new leads, ready homebuyers who are kept engaged until they’re ready to work with an agent and custom consumer insights. The post OJO Labs rolls out agent referral network appeared first on HousingWire.

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Setting the Stage for Continued Growth

RIS Media

Number of agents: 42. In what ways does being part of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices help you hire and retain the best agents and brokers? . Another big push for us is getting market information to our agents, so we designed a program that allows them to learn about the market quickly.

The Most Important Rooms To Stage

Realty Biz

On the other hand, homeowners and seller’s agents should not place so much care into the décor that the work becomes more expensive than it is worth in relation to the property’s value. These are the most important rooms to stage.

Local CommUNITY: Powers Style Staging

Luxury Real Estate Blog

The POWER of Staging & Design! Echo Fine Properties Real Estate Agent Penny Schwam-Burke introduces us to Helen Powers, owner of Powers Style Staging to show us how she helped transform Penny 's listing in BallenIsles Country Club through staging & design! .

How One Realtor Sold a Quirky Home Using Virtual Staging

Real Trends

How virtual staging helped a real estate agent sell a home that another agent couldn't. The home had been on the market for 150 days with another agent. Once Kimberly Wade listed it, she sold it in 30 days thanks to virtual staging.

I Live in My Home Like I’m Staging It for Sale—Here’s Why You Should, Too

Realtor.com

After we got the house sparkling clean and staged for sale, we started to fall in love with it all over again. Now in our new house, I’ve taken lessons from the home-staging process to maintain a relatively clean, uncluttered space.

Outdoor kitchens, dining spaces take center stage during holidays

Inman

Agents in California, Montana, Arkansas and Louisiana share how buyers are embracing outdoor entertainment spaces for socially distanced holiday gatherings.