Staging Statistics

Staging is effective in selling homes fast and for top value. Here are some of our favorite staging stats!

  • Nationally, 95% of ASP® staged homes sell on average in 11 days or less.
  • More than 80% of buyers say that a staged home is easier to visualize as their future home.
  • A majority of buyers are willing to pay more for a staged property.
  • ASP® staged homes sell for up to 17% more than homes that are not staged.
  • As of 2017, 38% of sellers’ agents stage all sellers’ homes prior to listing them for sale.
  • Many buyers’ agents say that staging a home increases the dollar value offered.
  • Over 90% of agents recommend that sellers declutter their home before putting it on the market.
  • Staging is an advertising expense and tax deductible (IRS code 523) while price reductions are not tax deductible.
  • Staging the living room for buyers was found to be most important 55%, followed by staging the master bedroom 51%, and staging the kitchen 41%.

Sources: StagedHomes.com®, National Association of REALTORS®
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