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The study results are in! The Real Estate Staging Association has released some interesting data collected from real estate markets across Canada and the US in 2010. SO, is it worth it to stage your Vancouver home? You be the judge! The study includes the following:

Stale Properties

  • 87 vacant homes (not staged) at an average of 277 days on the market, unsold. Those homeowners decided to take their properties off the market to stage them. Those same homes sold in 63 days on average. This is 78% less time than a non-staged home.
  • 39 occupied homes (not staged) previously on the market at an average of 233 days, unsold. Those same staged homes sold in 53 days on average after staging. This is also 78% less time than a non-staged home.

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The concept of REALTORS® asking Vancouver homeowners to tidy up when they sell their homes is not new but the days of REALTORS® asking sellers to 'simply' bake cookies and light candles are a thing of the past. Or at least they should be…

What started out as common-sense practices when selling a home has turned into what we now know as 'real estate staging'.

When home staging first started it involved cleaning, de-cluttering and packing away personal items and photos. Sometimes it even consisted of rearranging furniture and pictures. The concept of appealing to the majority rather than figuring out the potential home buyer’s demographics was paired with beige and more beige.  Today, real estate staging has grown into a legitimate profession and is an…

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