Nowhere in life is the old adage that beauty is in the eye of the beholder truer than in real estate. The challenge is this: staging is an investment, 1) every seller can’t afford to make (although studies have shown professionally staged homes sell faster and for more than non-staged counterparts). So many sellers take it on as a do-it-yourself project which, like all DIY home improvement projects, can be fantastic or, mmm, not—depending on the approach, skill, and resources of the ‘self’ who does it. Click below to read more....

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