How to introduce a staging consult to your occupied listing clients
By Michelle Finnamore, Preparing your property for sale
(Toronto GTA, Alliston, Newmarket)
Staging in Vaughan and Toronto GTA we are asked by agents how to introduce staging to their occupied listing clients and how to incorporate it into their listing presentations.We ask the agent to explain to the seller that most people are unable to "see" their own home as others view it.Buyers want move in ready homes if they are to pay top dollar.In the picture below of the sitting/dressing area of the master bedroom you can see it looks like most homes when people are in a rush in the morning to get going in the morning. It does not present the lifestyle of living in this particular home. A listing photo taken of a home with no preparation done is leaving money on the table serving neither the seller nor the agent.When we are at the house we take a few pictures of the rooms to show th...