Home staging and property styling - you can’t afford not to

Home staging and property styling - you can’t afford not to
Most people know that home staging will help them to sell their house sooner and for a better price.

However, there is a misconception that it is an expensive endeavour, undertaken only by the wealthy, or for fancy homes.

The truth is that home staging can help anyone who is selling a property- and it doesn’t have to cost as much as you think.

Value for money

If you have seen property styling photographs of very beautiful homes and thought “that’s not for me” you are wrong for two reasons. The first is that property stylists work on all kinds of homes, but naturally will include the most attractive in their portfolio. Second, property styling can make such an impact on the perceived value of a home that the “elite” properties which intimidated you may not be so far off what you can achieve in your own home.

It’s true that property styling costs can run into thousands of dollars, but it is an expense that deserves a place in your budget. Furniture and accessories are rented out for months at a time to ensure that you have plenty of opportunity to show potential buyers through your appealing and accentuated home. If your house does not sell on the market and you are forced to consider a price reduction it is likely to cost you more than home staging would have.


You can rent as little or as much furniture as you like. A home staging and property stylist specialist can give you advice on how to use your current pieces in a better way, which areas of your home need the most attention, or how you can make the biggest impact by changing only a few things. Perhaps you want to invest in a few new pieces of furniture which you can take to your new house, or revamp your old pieces for a modern and polished appearance. A property stylist’s job is to advise you on the best course of action within your budget.

Appeal to the buyer’s emotions and imagination

Despite the fact that we want to make logical decisions about important investments like houses, people are strongly influenced by their emotions. This is where home staging really works its magic. With the guidance of a professional property stylist you can create a dynamic and inviting space in every room of your house, to capture your buyer’s imagination and their heart.

Interior styling has a phenomenal effect on the mood in a room, whether you are conscious of it or not. Chances are, your current furniture, photos, and accessories reflect your family and your life in your house. It’s important for a potential buyer to be able to imagine themselves living there, but it’s hard to do that when it feels like it’s someone else’s home.

The right furnishings, flooring, colours, and accessories will accentuate your property’s best features, and invite potential buyers to imagine living there and making it their own. When it comes to getting the price you want in the sale, there’s nothing better than a buyer who has fallen head over heels in love with your house!

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