Home Staging: Why You Should Go Digital

Published On: January 27th, 2020Categories: Virtual StagingLast Updated: March 1st, 20249.5 min read

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There are a lot of details that go into selling a home, and one that might not cross your mind until your realtor brings it up is staging. Home staging is the process of preparing your home for showings so that it is as appealing as possible to potential buyers. Home staging (in a traditional sense) takes time, effort, and money in most cases. Yet, now there’s a new option available called digital staging. Here’s why you should go digital next time you’re putting your home on the market.

What is virtual staging?

Virtual home staging is an advanced digital process that allows you to transform a vacant space into a fully furnished and decorated interior. It’s considered a great benefit for buyers and sellers alike because it helps buyers see what a home is intended to look like with furniture and helps sellers to get a home sold faster.

What are the benefits of using virtual staging services vs. traditional staging?

If you’ve never heard of staging before, you’re probably asking yourself what on Earth the benefit of it is. Home staging allows a potential buyer to envision themselves in your home. If all you see online is are images of a vacant home, you’re going to have trouble picturing your own furniture there. How large or small is the space? You have no frame of reference!

Staging a space is a huge benefit because it allows a buyer to picture themselves in that space even if you’ve moved out. Furthermore, traditional staging of a vacant space is often incredibly pricey (see the next section for more details). Yet, if you want to strike a happy medium, you can invest in a virtual staging service that helps you obtain the desired result for less.

How much does home staging cost?

Believe it or not, traditional home staging can cost you a pretty penny. For most individuals, if you bring in a home staging designer, there’s a initial design consultation fee of $300 to $600. Tack on another $500 to $600 per month per staged room, which adds up to thousands of dollars. If this isn’t in your budget, then you’ll digital staging pique your interest.

With virtual staging, you can have beautifully staged rooms for $25 per staged image. Even if you have 8 rooms virtually staged, you’re nowhere near even the initial design consultation fee. Much more reasonable!

Final thoughts

For all of your digital staging needs, visit our website: SQFT Productions. Upload the images of your space to our online ordering site and have our professional editing team add digital staging features like furniture and décor. It’s the perfect way to take your vacant space to the next level for potential buyers for only $25 per image. Home staging has never been so easy!

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