Blog Category: home staging

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Is It Better to Overprice or Underprice Your Home For Sale?

When sellers set an asking price for their home I always imagine big dollar signs in their eyes. Most human beings suffer from wishful thinking and confirmation bias. How should you price your home: high, low or right at market value? In other words, should you overprice or underprice, or price it right at market value? If sellers are underpricing they may hope to sell faster, or hope for a bidding war. Overpricing a home may allow you to get more for your house than it’s really worth with luck and hope that one buyer loves your home. Underpricing or overpricing your home can be a gamble. And the best thing you can do is come to terms with how much your house is really worth. Read More

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What Effect Does Home Staging Have? Not Much.

I always wondered how much value could be attributed to home staging. For me, I figured I could see past someone’s furniture, taste in decoration, or inability to keep a clean house. The potential in a home seems easy to see to me. Looking at square footage, bedroom and bathroom count, lot size and view are all the most important to me. I have never needed the benefit of having a home decorated a certain way for me to see its potential. Read More