Staging Your Home

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Turn on any popular home network on cable TV and you’ll find a program on staging.

Re-arrange your furniture, pick a soothing color palette, clear out the family photos, and your home will sell faster, and for more money. Sound too frou-frou to be true?
It’s not! The soft and decorative side of staging is backed by hard facts.

Real estate agents like great-looking homes because they are easier to sell. Why is that important?

  • An agent’s job is to please their clients, and they will direct their buyers to the homes they think they will buy.
  • Agents talk to other agents who are also directing their buyers to the best homes on the market. An attractive listing will be shown more often, meaning more market exposure—critical for a quick and profitable house sale.
  • Staging is non-negotiable in many parts of the country. Staging a listing for sale in an area where the concept hasn’t caught on can give you an advantage, particularly if there are many unsold listings similar to yours on the market. Buyers gravitate to listings that look good and are in move-in condition.
  • Buyers are looking for value. When prices are flat or on the decline, buyers need to perceive that the house is worth the price.
Bottom line: staging is more than an exercise in tasteful interior design. It is a business decision that can have a huge impact on your financial return and timeline.

Home Staging 101

We sat down with our Professional Home Stager and asked them a few tricks to help your home sell. This isn’t a complete list, so if you need more assistance let us know. We provide a staging consultation, by a professional designer, for each of our new listings. Light it up! – A warm, lit…Read More

 

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Welcome to Aquino Homes Real Estate

Our Firm’s philosophy is simple – we understand and care about people who ask for our real estate service since 1991.  We make a commitment to your entire family.  Any real estate office can sell houses.  We find homes for families – homes and neighborhoods that meet our clients’ dreams and desires.  We sell homes for families at the highest fair market value possible.  That’s the reason our clients return again and again. It is the basis upon which trusted referrals are sent.  It is the extra care and personal touch that represents our attitude and style.  We are dedicated to serving you better than anyone else.