Archive for March 22nd, 2012

Does Staging a Home REALLY make a difference? Take a look at this Before and After!

Categories: Ortega, Sellers
Posted on March 22nd, 2012

Take a look at these before and after pictures of a home that we had listed in the Ortega neighborhood of Jacksonville, FL.  As you can see the before picture is pretty bland.


And….. after. Add, sofa with contrasting pillows, a leather armchair, some pictures on the wall and accessories on the built in shelving. Don’t you love the green glass jar?

Now look at the before and after pictures of the deck just outside the family room.


And……after. Add furniture, some plants and pillows, an area rug and, voila, a space Martha Stewart would be proud to call her own!

deck from side angle

You probably wouldn’t be surprised to learn that shortly after staging, we received an offer on this darling home. As real estate experts in Avondale, Ortega and Riverside, we often use resources like staging to help our homeowners get the most out of their property. Count on us for valuable tips like this to ensure you get top dollar for your home!

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Written by Allison Steilberg // Discussion: Please leave a comment.

Allison Steilberg

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty 3627 St. Johns Avenue Jacksonville, FL 32205 904-252-5181 (Allison)