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8. Sage Stagers
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  • 1 year in business
  • Serves Sacramento, CA
"Why Stage? Homes that were staged first spent 90% less time on market, according to a Real Estate Staging Association (RESA) study. Almost one-third of buyers’ agents believe staging a home increases the offer price a minimum of 1–5% according to a 2017 National Realtor Association report. A 2015 Forbes article stated that for every $100 spent on staging the potential for return is $400. I get it. I was reluctant to use a staging service but after making $151, 500 over asking on my last house, I became a convert. If cash flow is a concern, ask about our pay at escrow option. *Experience* For 16 years I worked in Silicon Valley tech where I gained deep experience in online and event marketing. I worked with designers on diverse creative projects which included major trade shows like (CES), the Consumer Electronics Show. Now I'm a CSP certified home stager who trained with Cathy Hobbs, a finalist on HGTV's Design Star. I'm also a member of the Real Estate Staging Association (RESA). *Resources* We have access to a locally curated 15,000 square foot warehouse. Trade and wholesale pricing accounts at major retailers and manufacturers Note, stagers can often source home goods at below retail pricing providing a greater savings than if you did it yourself. Ready? Visit my website if you'd like to chat or use an ROI calculator to determine if staging is right for you. Let's work together!"
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Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What does it mean to stage a home?

Home staging is the real estate strategy of decorating your home to be as marketable as possible to your target demographic. Home staging is done by interior decorators and other design pros hired by the homeowner or realtor, prior to putting a house on the market. Think of it as setting the stage for potential buyers to fall more easily in love with their future homes — and to spend top dollar to get them. It’s likely to be worth the investment: The Real Estate Staging Association reports that staged homes spend 90 percent less time on the market than those that are not staged. Home stagers can also be hired even if you’re not going anywhere. Stagers can consult on new layouts for your current home, much like an interior decorator.

Home staging can take place while you still occupy the house you plan to sell, or when the home is vacant. For an occupied home, the home stager will clear out clutter, rearrange furniture, and bring in decor and furniture as needed to create the perfect environment. Usually an occupied home has far too much of the current owner’s personality stamped on it, which makes it hard for prospective buyers to envision themselves living there. A home stager should neutralize and beautify the space. In vacant homes, a home stager will bring in furniture and decor so that potential buyers don’t walk into an empty house, which can be equally hard to imagine living in as a cluttered, occupied home.


How much does it cost to stage a home for sale?

Nationally, the price for home staging ranges between $750 and $1,500. The price varies based on how many rooms in the house need staging, whether furniture and decor are needed or the stager can work with the client’s belongings, whether the home is occupied or vacant, and the sale price of the home. Occupied homes typically cost less to stage as they are already furnished, and can require less time and resources than staging an empty house. The main tasks when staging an occupied home are rearranging and decluttering. Staging an empty house can be more expensive as furniture and decor need to be trucked in, requiring transportation, physical labor and potential rental fees. Here are some examples of average home staging costs:

  • 2-hour consultation: $200, includes DIY tips and guidance.
  • 1- to 2-hour consultation and design session: $250, including written report.
    • Additional design consulting: $65 per hour.
  • 8 hours of staging an occupied home: $800.
    • Hands-on staging involving moving furniture, hanging and moving art, and decluttering.
  • Starting price for staging a vacant home could be $2,200.
  • A home stager may charge 1 percent of the home’s selling price.
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