Home Staging, Virtual Staging or Nothing at All?

Photo of a home office that's staged nicely

I was recently asked to contribute to a real estate Q&A entitled Real Estate Photography, Home & Virtual Staging Q & A: Tips & Advice that is found on Porch.com. So of course, I accepted. *wink*

There are some great opinions in the piece so if you’re interested, I encourage you to head over and check it out.

Like most things in life, quality matters. Poorly done virtual staging is worse than no staging at all. The same case might be made about poor home staging but I’d put less weight on that. At the end of the day, the home’s quality/features and how well they’re captured in the photography that means the most. At least to me.

Have a great day!

Virtual Staging and the Future Of Real Estate

I came across this tremendous piece by Hermann Samano and wanted to share it with you. For years, home staging has been mostly straightforward—less is more, declutter and clean, fix all the obvious broken things in order to sell their home faster. Now with virtual staging, we’re in a whole new world! I’ve started the article below, then click over to read the rest. It’s really quite interesting!
-Tre Pryor

Staging a home for sale has been a tool used by real estate agents and sellers for years. When a home is beautifully staged, it can be a real lure for potential buyers. The process of home staging involves a lot of heavy lifting, rearranging furniture, and intense attention to detail and decorating. Most buyers prefer to purchase a home that looks well-kept and on-trend, which makes staging the property a smart marketing move. However, a lot of physical work, time, and effort comes with the staging process and it doesn’t mean that a quick sale is guaranteed. Virtual staging uses the same principles as regular staging, but with a technological twist. This process can save you a lot of headaches while still providing you with amazing results. 

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