According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR),
One quarter of buyers’ agents say that staging a home increased the dollar value of a home between 1 and 5 percent compared to similar homes on the market that weren’t staged.
47% of potential buyers say staging the living room specifically is very important.
The living room is the center of the home where most entertaining is done. Buyers will be looking to see if there is adequate space and how light filters through the room.
A few helpful tips to keep in mind:
Declutter and remove personalized items, knickknacks, and photographs.
Professionally clean the carpet.
Paint the space a neutral tone like cream, beige, or gray
Define the space and allow buyers to envision themselves living there.
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