pic-2Planning a move? Worried about listing your house for sale only to have it sit on the market for months?  If just the anticipation of calling a realtor gives you a serious case of the jitters, relax, take a deep breath, educate yourself with the facts and consider staging your house to sell. There is good news out there for home sellers. According to ASP.com (Accredited Staging Professional) national statistics show that 94% of staged homes sell on average of 29 days or less. In contrast, and most likely the reason for your trepidation, a non-staged home stays on the market for an average of 145 days.

More good news! Not only does staging your house to sell help it move quicker, The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that sellers who stage their homes get more money than those who don’t. Statistics show thatthe average staging investment is between 1 and 3 percent of your asking price, which yields a return of 8 to 10 percent.

This is just the beginning of the benefits that come from staging your house to sell. You can spend hours searching the internet for statistics regarding home staging, or you can find a wealth of information at home staging resource.com, which outlines the top ten reasons you should call a professional before you put your home on the market.

Once you have determined that staging your house to sell is the best decision for you. . .the next step is  to find a company that only uses nationally accredited, licensed home staging professionals. If you are listing in Charlotte, North Carolina, the team at Creative Home Stagers are fully qualified to help you stage your home for the quickest sale as well as to help you get the most return on your investment.

Creative Home Stagers are equipped with all the industry statistics and ready to be your best home staging resource. Before you hoose an option that best suits your needs, a team member will sit down with you and take the time to answer all your questions and concerns about staging your house to sell. Once you are armed with the facts, the only decision will be when to get started on staging your home.

Less time on the market, more money for your home, less stress and time spent worrying about selling your house. . .these are just some of the facts and statistics that help home sellers, all over the nation, follow the National Association of Realtors advice and hire a professional home stager first. The facts are in . . .when you are on the move, staging your house to sell is the smartest decision you can make!