With the popularity of HGTV “do-it-yourself” (DIY) shows on the rise, many crafty home owners feel they can tackle the task of preparing their home for sale and save a few dollars by staging their homes on their own.
If a home owner makes mistakes in judgment, invest their dollars in areas that will not give a great return, they will end up spending more money than anticipated and may still have to call in a professional home stager in the long run to make corrections. These errors can cost dollars and time that a home owner may not have.
The Real Estate Staging Association® (RESA®) recommends a home owner take this short quiz to determine if DIY is the best solution or, if hiring a professional real estate stager will ultimately save them time and money. [Read more…]