Home staging refers to the act of preparing your home before viewings by real estate agents and potential buyers. It is also often referred to as “property presentation” and “property styling”. The purpose of this is to make your home appeal to as many potential buyers as possible in order to sell it faster and at a better price.
In this article, I’ll be giving you the perfect guide into finding that perfect home staging company so that you can improve your chances of selling your home and give yourself a nice profit margin in the process!
If you’re interested in knowing how, keep on reading!
DO YOUR RESEARCH!
It’s surprising to me how many people forget to do this. It is arguable one of the most important things you should do before you use any service. Reputable home staging companies will have a set of portfolios for you to look at and analyse as well as a clear list of services that they offer.
By looking at their portfolios, you will have a better understanding of what the quality of their services is like in addition to giving yourself a peace of mind in knowing that you’re in capable hands.
From my personal experience, it’s just not worth it to trust your home staging to a company without any profile or portfolio!
MAKE SURE THERE IS CHEMISTRY!
Chemistry is also another important thing for you to consider. Getting along with your home staging company is important because it makes communication much easier. Easy communication means that you will get things done much more efficiently because they will understand exactly what you want. The first interaction is often the deciding moment when you decide whether or not the company is right for you.
Make sure you pay attention to how to they communicate with you!
Preparation is King. Wait…That doesn’t sound right. Isn’t it content? Well, even if preparation isn’t “King”, it’s still extremely important for you to prepare exactly what kind things you want, right?
By preparing, I meant preparing in your mind what kind of questions you are going to ask the agency, what sort of expectations you’re going to have and what kind of value you are getting from this. By having all this prepared in your mind, you are going to have an easier time communicating and processing the entire process which I am sure will make things a lot easier for you.
After all, the whole point of hiring home staging companies is to make things easier for you, right?
So in order to make this happen, it is important that you have an idea of what you want and what your expectations are. After all this, you can just sit back and let the magic happen!
These are the steps that I took to make things easier for me when I sold my house. If you have any of your own advice, don’t hesitate to give me a shout-out in the comments below!