Carrying costs may include: Utilities, HOA Dues, Landscapers, etc.
Months on Market
The Real Estate Staging Association® (RESA®) study shows 126 homeowners had their property on the market on average of 263 days before they decided to stage.
(263 days = approximately 9 months on average.)
Reduction in Months
The RESA® study also shows 284 homes that were staged before they went on the market and they sold on average in 40.5 days. This is approximately 223 days less time on the market.
(223 days = approximately 7 months)
Cost to List
According to the RESA® study, you are likely to keep your home on the market on average 9 months if you do not stage. This is the amount of money you will be spending on average if you do not stage.
According to the RESA® study, if you stage first you are more likely to spend 78% less time on the market which could equate to this savings.