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  • Writer's picturePenny O'Brien

HOME STAGING | The Value of Hiring a Professional Staging Company When Listing Your Home

Updated: Apr 18



As the spring market blossoms, it's important to consider all of your options when listing your home for sale. One option that many homeowners overlook is hiring a professional staging company to help make their home more attractive to potential buyers. Home staging can be an invaluable tool in getting the best price for your property and making sure it stands out from the competition.

Home staging involves using furniture, artwork, and other decor items to create a warm and inviting atmosphere in the home. Professional stagers will work with you to determine what pieces should be used in each room and how they should be arranged. They also have access to a wide variety of furniture, artwork, and accessories that can be used to enhance the look of any space.

Staging companies are also experts at creating a sense of flow throughout the house by arranging furniture in such a way that it encourages potential buyers to explore each room. This helps them envision what life would be like living in the home and makes it easier for them to imagine themselves there. Professional stagers are also skilled at highlighting features of the home that may not be immediately obvious, such as built-in storage or natural light sources.


When selecting a staging company, it's important to look for one with experience in both residential and commercial properties. This ensures that they understand how different types of homes need to be presented differently to appeal to potential buyers. It's also important to find out if they offer services such as holiday decorating or design consulting so you can get even more value out of their services.

Hiring a professional staging company is one of the best investments you can make when preparing your home for sale during the spring market. Not only will they help make your property stand out from the competition, but they'll also ensure that potential buyers are able to envision themselves living there comfortably and happily.

I offer complimentary professional staging to all of my clients who list their home with me. I’d love to chat about my services, including a professional stager to put the finishing touches on your home. This transforms your home from "nice" to show-time ready! Additionally, I offer virtual staging for vacant homes. Happy selling!



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