Home Staging: Hire a Pro or Do It Yourself?

stage your home yourself to sell
stage your home yourself to sell

Realtors will tell you that two things are essential to selling your home: pricing and home staging.

The price of your home is dictated by the area in which you live and the amenities your home provides. Your real estate agent can help guide you on this essential part of selling your home. But you can have full control over home staging. And if you are equipped with a few core ideas, you can stage your home yourself and save on the cost of professional home staging.

And why stage your home? You will see a return on your investment. According to Staged Homes, survey results show an 872 percent return on investment when you spend the time to stage your home. The $100 to $200 you spend to declutter and stage your home to attract buyers ends up in a $1,500 to $2,000 increase in the sale price of your home.