Boston, MA, November 27, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Home staging is an integral tool when selling a home and can bring the homeowner up to 500% return on their invested staging costs.
The site of DaVinci Designer Gallery’s latest staging project was located in Peabody, MA, in a quaint property with an aqua blue bathroom (shower, sink, and tub), cut up floor plan, steep stairway, and dysfunctional rooms.
After assessing the upgrades, formulating a plan, and scheduling the trades, the four day project was set into motion. Several rooms were painted, a pass-through bedroom was redesigned as a den, carpets were professionally cleaned, and the problem bathroom was updated. The vanity and toilet were replaced and the tub was reglazed. Updated light fixtures were added throughout along with furnishings, art, area rugs and window treatments.
Before the staging process, the Realtor Jim Armstrong, of Armstrong Field Real Estate, Salem, MA was considering putting this property on the market for $309,000. After the staging was completed Jim and the homeowners agreed that the asking price would be set at $339,000.
The home sold for full asking price at the first open house. The following facts should be reviewed by homeowners who are preparing to sell:
1) The Realtor provided the homeowner with a professional home staging report by DaVinci Designer Gallery in order to educate them on how to add value to the property.
2) The homeowners spent approximately 2% of the value of their home.
3) The homeowners enjoyed an approximate 500% return on their staging investment.
4) The homes’ visual presentation added to an immediate