Did you know the "expense" of home staging can actually save you money? See how much you could save by staging your home first.
Monthly Mortgage Amount $ 1,200 -
Monthly Carrying Costs
(utilities, taxes, etc)- $ 500
Months on Market When Unstaged - 9
Reduction in Months When Staged- 7 (on average a house will sell within 2 months after it has been staged) Staging Fee
Cost to List Unstaged $ 15,300 -
(Mortgage X 9 months on market + monthly carrying costs)
Savings When Staged First $ 10,700
(Mortgage x 2 months on the market +carrying costs X2 + staging fee-costs to list unstaged)
****According to the Real Estate Staging Association if you stage first you are likely to spend 78% less time on the market.