About Home Staging

The information on this page was obtained from the “2019 Profile of Home Staging” report published March 2019 Copyright NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. reprinted with permission.

  • Eighty-three percent of buyers’ agents said staging a home made it easier for a buyer to visualize the property as a future home.
  • Forty percent of buyers’ agents cited that home staging had an effect on most buyers’ view of the home.
  • When staging a home, 22 percent of seller’s agents reported an increase of one to five percent of the dollar value offered by buyers, in comparison to similar homes. Seventeen percent stated that staging a home increased the dollar value of the home between six and 10 percent
  • twenty-eight percent of sellers’ agents said they staged all sellers’ homes prior to listing them for sale with another thirteen percent noting they staged homes specifically when difficult to sell.
  • The most common rooms that were staged included the living room (93 percent), kitchen (84 percent), master bedroom (78 percent), and the dining room (72 percent)

Impact of a staged home

  • 83% easier to visualize property as their future home
  • 38% more willing to walk through a home they saw online
  • 37% will positively impact home value if decorated to the buyer’s taste
  • 23% will overlook other property faults