Does House Staging Work - YES it Does! -NAR 2015 Profile of Home Staging Report

The spring housing market has just started and there is good news when is comes to Realtors knowing that HOME STAGING services are an important factor in showcasing a home. 

The National Association of REALTORS, NAR recently released a report about Home Staging. The report, 2015 Profile of Home Staging surveys both seller and buyer's agents about the effectiveness of the Home Staging process. The 1st of its kind, the report shows that Realtors  see the value of the art and marketing of Home Staging.  96% of Buyer's agents said that Home Staging has an effect of how a buyer views the home.

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The NAR's Infographic below is a summary some of the key statistics gathered from the survey. 

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Whether your are a home seller or REALTOR, home staging is an essential factor when selling the most expensive investment a homeowner has ever made. 

For Chicago area Realtors interested in receiving more education on Home Staging,  Mainstreet Organization of Realtors offers a Home Staging course for Realtors. The Certified Staging Consultant (CSC) Course - is not only an IAR C.E., but also a MORe Certification. The course is very popular and is now offered at all 4 of MORE's Chicagoland offices. The course too can be hosted off-site by an office or brokerage.  For more information, visit my site's Home Staging Education page or call 708.448.7500.