Inman Handbook: Home staging in the midst of a red-hot market


Three experts explain the ins and outs of staging and its value, even in a market where buyers are snapping up available homes like hotcakes.

Staging and marketing company Guest House raises $3M


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.


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Inman Handbook on staging luxury listings


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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?

TV Staging


Watch your TV placement when staging a home. The post TV Staging appeared first on Jim's Take on the Market Staging Tips, Advice & Links

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


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? .

Why You Still Need Staging in a Seller’s Market


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. . What is a seller’s market? Do I still need professional staging? .

Matterport and rooomy advance relationship with immersive virtual staging


Matterport's relationship with rooomy has advanced to providing virtually staged homes and in-app furniture purchases.

Stage Before Selling, Even in Today’s Market

The Living Room

I talked with Kara Mack on Afternoon Live today about the importance of professionally staging houses before selling them. Here are some of the highlights: * Designed by experts, a staged house will look better than most buyers will decorate or furnish it themselves.

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.

12 Head-Scratching Home Staging Fails

Lighter Side of Real Estate

When homeowners decide to put their property on the market, most do a little work to spruce up the place. Take a look at these home staging fails that are more likely to garner big laughs rather than big offers. A post shared by @alexander_and_jones_staging.

Tips for Lighting Your Home While Staging

Realty Biz

Lighting is only one of many factors you have to consider when home staging, though that doesn’t make it any less important. Your lighting situation can make or break your ability to get the home promptly off the market.

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. Lay out the goals of staging in your home staging tips for 2021.

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

They’ve been slowly “chipping away” at their house, upgrading, updating, and adding value and marketability along the way. ” 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.

8 Staging Secrets from a Top Real Estate Professional


And according to the Real Estate Staging Association, staged homes sell 73% faster with an average 297% return on investment. Hart’s staging advice is often featured in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, as well as a spotlight on HGTV’s “Selling NY.”. #1:

How to Stage Your Home for the Spring Market

RIS Media

If you’re planning to take advantage of the spring market, here are several tips to help your home stand out this season. The post How to Stage Your Home for the Spring Market appeared first on RISMedia.

Setting the Stage for a Record Year

RIS Media

” In 2008, Hazzi noticed a gap in the market and founded his boutique firm. Hazzi admits that he was “very scared” last March when things ground to a halt, the stock market dropped, and everyone was getting laid off.

TRB Interviews: Staging Expert Lucie Brand!

Toronto Realty Blog

Vote to follow… I should have done this interview a long time ago, but alas, here we are, January of 2021, with the Toronto real estate market on fire and staging playing a huge role: seems like the right time to me! What is the difference between staging and decorating?

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

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.

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.

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.

Setting the Stage for Continued Success

RIS Media

We understand what their needs are, and we offer our agents everything from the field service person who installs and removes signs and lockboxes to marketing support to technology. The post Setting the Stage for Continued Success appeared first on RISMedia. Michael Patterson.

Setting the Stage for Continued Growth

RIS Media

We don’t have to spend time on a listing call explaining who we are, because everyone knows Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, so agents can get right into pitching their marketing proposals. The post Setting the Stage for Continued Growth appeared first on RISMedia.

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! .

10 tips for prepping your listings in this frenzied spring market


With these tips, you’ll be the expert your clients need to sell their home in this fast-paced market and get them top dollar for their sale. There's no better time to showcase your listing than spring.

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

PeopleImages/Getty Images Two years ago, my husband and I were gearing up to put our first home on the market, which meant our house was due for a deep cleaning and an organizational overhaul. The early days of decluttering a space or staging a house can be fairly intense.

How Virtual Staging Helps You Sell Properties Faster

Agent Drive

Research shows that staged homes sell 73% faster than the unstaged ones. Traditionally staging a home is a great option, but it is relatively cumbersome and expensive. […]. The post How Virtual Staging Helps You Sell Properties Faster appeared first on AgentDrive.

Purchase market is poised to topple refi’s reign in 2021

Housing Wire

While 2021 likely won’t approach the record breaking tizzy of 2020, the housing market will continue to flourish on the strength of the purchase market, according to economists at the Mortgage Bankers Association.

6 Tips to Protect Your Commission When Recommending Staging Services

RIS Media

added services that accomplishes this goal is home staging. Statistics provided by both The Profile of Home Staging from the National Association of REALTORS® and The 2020 Home Staging Industry Report (IAHSP) state staged houses can sell for up to 20 percent more than the non?staged

Lessons From Listings Photos: See the Power of Staging in This Pennsylvania Carriage House

These days, staging a home—redecorating it with furnishings and decor selected to appeal to buyers—is an important step that nearly every homeowner should think about when it’s time to sell their house. That’s where staging comes in.

The secondary market comes to the rescue…again

Housing Wire

The secondary market, often an afterthought for most participants in the mortgage process, took center stage in 2020. But to understand the stability that the secondary market brought during a world-wide pandemic, you first have to look back at 2008.

5 ways to deck the halls — while keeping the home market-ready


While on the market, sellers might not be able to deck the halls the way they have before, but they can still add plenty of holiday cheer. Agent Brokerage Select Service Staging Antoinette Fargo christmas Christmas decor decor decorating Holiday decor holidays staging

Hemsworth Brothers Stage Successful Sale of Their Malibu Retreat

It initially landed on the market in September for $4.9 The post Hemsworth Brothers Stage Successful Sale of Their Malibu Retreat appeared first on Real Estate News & Insights |®.

Why outsourcing is a key resource in a purchase market

Housing Wire

Community lenders have big opportunities in today’s purchase market. Including credit unions, community banks, and small-to-midsize independent mortgage bankers, the community lending segment has grown rapidly in market share over the past 10 years, mostly at the expense of large banks.

5 ways to pivot your marketing for 2020’s challenges


But what are some of the most effective marketing changes agents have made in 2020? No one can argue that this year has thrown some major curveballs and forced agents to shift and adapt their business strategies.

Asteroom shoots to become Matterport for the mid-tier market


Asteroom has been rolling out a series of affordable updates to address growing demand for ways listing agents can compete for online market share.

National mortgage delinquency rate finally dips below 5%

Housing Wire

As the market continues to churn through distressed inventory, Black Knight expects overall delinquencies to “normalize” at pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2021. How real estate agents can alleviate consumer pain points in a tight market.

Mortgage delinquencies below 6% for first time since March

Housing Wire

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Capital Market Appetite by Channel

Housing Wire

A conversation on mortgage capital markets wouldn’t be complete without data. Richard Koss of Recursion will set the stage with data on how capital markets participants are driving channel growth with data specific to retail, correspondent and brokered loan volume.