Home Staging New York: Home Sold in 8 Days!!

Home staging does work! A two-bedroom apartment in New York City needed to be sold, and sold quickly, because the owners were being relocated down south.  And it happened in 8 days!
But, let’s start at the  beginning of this amazing success story.
The furniture in all of the rooms was not showing off each room to its fullest potential (see the before and after pictures below):
  • The  dining room had a sofa in it
  • The living room had two dining room chairs and not much else
  • The master bedroom suite had a bunk bed for the children
  • The children’s room had a full bed and a desk set up as a home office

In my home staging consultation I recommended that the sofa be moved to the living room in front of the bookcase and that a dining room set be rented from a furniture rental company.

I also recommended that the furniture in the two bedrooms be switched.  A master bedroom with ensuite bathroom should be shown to its fullest potential.

Rather than repositioning their existing furniture, they decided to move themselves and their furniture out to temporary quarters in their new location, and rent furniture so that the home could be shown to its fullest advantage.
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The transformation was so dramatic and enticing that…

  • The real estate agent had 35 appointments in one week!
  • The homeowners received 3 offers at the first open house!
  • They ultimately sold it 8 days after the first showing!

The homeowner said:

“We had a very tight open house deadline with no room for error, but Donna still pulled off the staging beautifully – and it was completed with the given monetary budget. The apartment was not priced low, yet we received 3 offers and it sold 8 days from the first showing.”

The real estate agent said:

“….[this was] an amazing staging job…for my two-bedroom exclusive.  I know [the] staging helped my sales process tremendously.”

Home Staging Works!

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