Ten Reasons Real Estate Agents Should Include a CSP™ in Their Marketing Plans
With a CSP™ on your team you increase your opportunities of securing more listings and revenue.
With a CSP™ you position yourself as an innovative marketer - one who stays on top of the Real Estate Industry.
Including the services of a CSP™ in your marketing plans provides a leveraging tool to help stay ahead in a highly competitive industry.
Save money by not having to spend dollars repeatedly marketing a listing not ready for sale -A staged listing moves quickly. With a CSP™ on your team you will have access to additional marketing exposure for your listing on the public CSP™ site in “Staged Listings For Sale”.
A CSP™ staged home shows better than unstaged property- you have beautiful photos to attract more buyers in print and on MLS listings. More serious Buyers and increases opportunity for more bids... Read More
Maximize your Results by Staging Your Listings
There are some really interesting statistics available in support of the process of home staging:
HomeGain, an online real estate lead generating website, surveyed 2000 agents in 2006 for opinions about home staging. The consensus was that completion of the staging process results in 586% R.O.I.
Maritz Research 2006: 63% of buyers would pay more money for a property that was move in ready
Maritz Research 2005: 79% Sellers would spend up to $5000 to get their property ready for sale – if they knew what to do...Read More
Canadian Professional takes the LEAD on Staging
While crude oil is predicted to soar to the $100 a barrel mark, and interest rates predicted to rise closely behind, the real estate market is expected to flip from the sellers to the buyer’s market- which for many Canadians will mean less money for their homes. In a country where we can be nomadic, changing dwellings every 3-5 years, this may mean less money for our homes on resale... Read More
No Room For Amateurs In Staging - Professionals Take Over CSP™ Raising the bar on staging standards
In the last several years mass media has bombarded the public with renovation and ‘sell this house’ style shows. So much so that the viewing public is now educated on some of the finer points of both - and many amateurs having followed the trend, are touting themselves as ‘professionals’ and starting staging businesses with little or no training... Read More
Ann Maurice-TV House Doctor Signs Agreement with Canadian Staging Professionals™
Canadian Staging Professionals™ a Canadian leader in the Home Staging Industry announced a three year agreement with Ann Maurice –TV House Doctor and staging guru... Read More
Colour Your House SOLD
Certified Staging Professionals™ Will Color Your House SOLD
TV home makeover glamour hits the real estate market now that Certified Staging Professionals™ and Canadian Staging Professionals™ (CSP™)... Read More
The Circle Principle
I was talking to a real estate professional recently who was astounded to learn how much I knew about the industry as well as how much research I do. She knew I am in the staging industry so assumed, as many agents do, that I am a decorator. It is so very important for real estate professionals to understand that the staging process is not about decorating. A staging consultant has the same goal - to get the house sold... Read More
The way you Live in a Home and the way you Sell your House are two very Different Things!
Your house is probably your largest asset, selling it can be one of the most important decisions in your life.
If you want to ensure your house sells fast and for top dollar you may consider a new idea… "Home Staging" or "preparing a home for sale".
When you list a house for sale it becomes a product. Just like other commodities for sale, your house must be seen in order for it to SELL. To sell quickly, it needs to stand out from similar products in the marketplace. Staging a property is a smart investment, sends the message of a well cared for home... Read More
Royal LePage Poll Finds House Staging A Pre-Sale Must For Canadians
CONTRARY TO BELIEFS, COSTS ARE LOW AND NEED IS HIGH
- Poll also finds 75% of Canadians classify their home decor as current and 45% call themselves pack rats-
- 45% of Canadians classify themselves as a pack rat and in rural areas, the number rose by almost a third
- 86% of Canadians rank storage space as important to potential buyers
- Nearly three-quarters of Canadians are open to house staging technique: furniture removal
- Curb Appeal Counts
- Additional poll findings... Read More
The Truth About Hiring A Home Stager, Part 1
Concern: Home Staging is a unregulated field.
The truth is it is an unregulated field, however it doesn’t necessarily mean you need to be alarmed. It is all the more reason, to take care, when choosing the home stager you want to work with... Read More