WHY HOME STAGING?
BECAUSE WOW SELLS
Sells Fast. Less Price Reductions. More Profit.
WHAT IS HOME STAGING?
Home staging is an eight step process that prepares your home For a Faster Sell and More Profit. Our goal is to add value to your home by transforming it in a way that highlights its best FEATURES.
A home that shows well, sells well.
WHAT DO WE OFFER?
VIRTUALLY EVERYTHING TO PREPARE A HOME FOR THE MARKET
Redesign using homeowners belongings and editing cluttered walls and surfaces.
Upstaging using our rental decor, pillows, bedding, artwork. A fraction of the cost of new purchases.
Rental furniture and decorative furnishings.
Light Remodel: painting, change light fixtures, stain/paint cabinets, change faucets, and other light remodel work.
*See 8-Step Process for Complete List of Services
THE CLIENT PROCESS:
How does it Work?
1. Consultation: $150.
The consultation gives the client the 8-Step process (see 8-Steps Process below) with quick and easy tips and secrets of optimizing their home for the market. We also have a list of resources/or we provide estimates. Clients who are DYI will opt to do what they can themselves. Consultation only provides a lot of direction and eliminates wasted time and money.
2. Assessment: Free with Consultation
Clients will receive a questionnaire via email with a complete list of services to choose from. Clients can print this list and use it for their own set of instructions. If the clients would like to use our services, we build a Quote from the consultation and the questionnaire.
3. We send a Quote to the client.
From there the client chooses our services, other contractors, or they opt to do the work themselves.
***We consult with clients via phone/text through this process until the home is completely ready for the market. It is included in the $150 consultation fee.
sale + Donate + Store
The staging process is generally started by having a moving sale. Then we donate (tax deduction) what is left after the sale to a local charity. Next, we pack and store the rest of the home-owner’s belongings that will not be needed for the next few months.
Buyers: Want great storage space
Turn-Offs: Overstuffed cabinets and closets
Staging Service: Organizes with a WOW factor
Paint + caulk + repair
Repairing holes in the walls, touching up wall paint, caulking baseboards and trim, and resealing windows will make a home feel like new. We also repaint rooms back to neutral colors.
Buyers: Pay more for neutral/gray walls and helps them envision themselves living there
Turn-Offs: Brightly painted rooms
Staging Service : Offers Color consultation
installation + subcontractors + stagers
Most clients have decided to update some of their lighting, counter-tops, floors, or need various small repairs. We can offer some of these services in our package price.
Buyers: Want move-in ready
Turn-Offs: Outdated or needs work
Staging Service: Low cost resources and design
clean + Shine + renew
White glove clean every surface of the home, including closets and cabinets. We use products that clean and other products that provide a high shine for selling a home. In this process, we have a supply of various supplies paints, stains, and caulks to touch up imperfections throughout the home.
Buyers: Like clean, shiny and new
Turn-Offs: Pets, odors and perfumes, dirty walls--buyers walk out immediately
Staging Service: Adds high shine, stabilizes odors, and freshens
Exterior Clean + LandscapE + curb APPEAL
Power washing or chemical cleaning every surface of the exterior including outdoor furniture, garage door, and light fixtures. Trim and manicure lawn and landscape. Repaint or touch up mailbox and add large contemporary house numbers. Add mass plantings or annuals to wow buyers.
Buyers: 70% drive by before scheduling a showing
Turn-Offs: Overgrown shrubs, lifeless landscape, faded shutters
Staging Service: Inexpensive and quick ways to create curb appeal through landscape and some cosmetic ideas
Staging + Redesign + upstaging
Staging a home with a clients current belongings, re-purposing furniture, redesign furniture layouts, and upstaging with modern pieces of wall art, pillows, home decor, and accent furniture.
Buyers: 80% of buyers cannot envision themselves living in a house
Turn-Offs: Cluttered, uncoordinated, brass, old paint colors and outdated furnishings
Staging Service: Creates thoughtful spaces with a WOW factor
appraisal + inspection + home warranty
Updated and staged properties tend to appraise at the top or even more than top of the market. This will help in getting the right price. Inspectors are hired to find problems with properties and can cause many problems for buyers and sellers. Home warranties are also a great low cost incentive. With these things already done, your home will truly be buyer ready.
Buyers: Like to feel secure with their purchase
Turn-Offs: Appearance of water damage, old appliances, issues
Staging Service: Help guide through each process and resources
pictures + REaltor + Stager
The first 4 pictures in your gallery on the MLS photos are the most important. Buyers are turned off by rooms that look cluttered, outdated, dark, or messy. We work with photographers to ensure that rooms look great in each photo. This is generally the time that the realtor & homeowner sign the final listing price and details of the home to go on the MLS. You are ready for your realtor to have an OPEN HOUSE and get it sold.
Buyers: 90% of buyers find their homes online
Turn-Offs: Bad Photography, overpricing
Staging Service: Sets the stage for online photos draws in more buyers