According to NAR’s 2019 Profile of Home Staging survey, most real estate agents believe in the power of staging or preparing a home for sale.
Below are the top 8 activities that agents recommend before putting your house on the market:
Declutter the home – 95% recommend
Most of us just have too much stuff!
Entire home deep cleaned – 89% recommend
Go ahead and hire a professional!
Remove pets during showings – 83% recommend
Not everyone is an animal lover… they may be afraid of dogs or be allergic to cats.
Steam clean the carpet – 78% recommend
Make it look like new.
Complete minor repairs – 77% recommend
Most buyers want move-in ready so fix that leaky faucet.
Depersonalize – 70% recommend
Your family photos are great, but get in the way of the buyer seeing the home as their own.
Landscaping- 67% recommend
Add instant curb appeal when your yard looks beautiful and well-kept.
Paint – 66% recommend
Painting is kind of a chore, but it is cheap and provides a clean slate.
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