The saying "you never get a second chance to make a first impression" rings true for your home. In today's real estate market a large percentage of buyers see your home for the first time while viewing photos online, so presentation is key.
Having your home staged will highlight it's best features and downplay any weaknesses. Staged homes can sell faster and for a higher price than unstaged homes.
Some facts from the National Association of Realtors 2017 profile of Home Staging:
77% of buyers' agents say that staging makes it easier for BUYERS TO "VISUALIZE" the property as their future home.
49% of buyers' agents say that staging a home INCREASES THE DOLLAR VALUE OFFERED
62% of sellers' agents say that staging a home DECREASES THE AMOUNT OF TIME a home spends on the market.