Statistics show a staged home sells for almost 7% higher than a non-staged home and up to 50% faster. Non-staged homes sit on the market longer with thousands of dollars in price reductions to attract an offer. By investing a few hundred dollars in staging you will reap a faster sale and a higher sales price then had you not staged it.
Below are statistics, national statistics that prove it over and over again.
HomeGain.com is a leading real estate website, providing home buyers and sellers the ability to compare real estate agents, research home values, and view homes for sale. Below are the results of the 2011 Top Home Improvements For Sellers Survey. Staging ranks #3 on the list behind cleaning and de-cluttering & lighten & brighten, with an average ROI of 299% .