When a buyer views a home that is empty they can see and reflect on every defect and may get the sense that there is too much work to be able move in immediately, if at all. When the home has been staged, the defects are fixed, the décor is updated, the painting is done, the buyer can feel more confidant in making an offer. When a buyer gets the feeling of "I could live here!" they are more likely to make that offer!
Major eye sore. These types of issues can scare a buyer away if not addressed.
Water damage leaves the impression that the underlying problem is still an issue.
Sanding and refinishing wood floors is a relatively small investment that could help retain thousands of dollars in value.
The First Impression is ultimately important. Don’t forget the photos on the website will be the First Impression. Don’t wait to get started on staging your home. It’s never too early.