Whether it’s a sellers’ or buyers’ market, real estate agents know that staging sells homes. In its 2021 Profile of Home Staging, the National Association of Realtors found that 82 percent of buyers’ agents agree that staging a home makes it easier for buyers to visualize themselves in that home.
Staging can also boost a home’s sale price and help it sell faster, with 31 percent of agents indicating that home staging decreased the time a home spent on the market. The home staging profile found that 23 percent of buyers’ agents said home staging led their clients to offer 1 to 5 percent more money.
Staging a home doesn’t have to mean spending big bucks on expensive furniture and decor. Adding simple touches throughout the home can make a big difference, and you might already sell some of the products customers need to easily stage their homes.
A set of crisp white bath towels, like the J&W Home Fashions Portofino 6-Piece Set, gives any bathroom an air of tranquility and spa-like feel. Candles provide a warm and inviting atmosphere in any room, but leaving open flames unattended is dangerous. Q Candles Flameless LED Candles are a great alternative that still provides a welcoming ambiance.
Other items that can make a big impact with home staging include throw pillows, which add color and interest to couches, chairs and beds. This Society 6 Exhale throw pillow is elegant and fun, with a great pop of color and touch of class. Decorative wall mirrors, which brighten up a room and provide visual interest, are another easy addition to any room.