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Statistics Show that Home Staging Works

In comparison to the 145-day average non-staged homes stay in the market, statistics from staging education website, StagedHomes.com, show that “94% of homes staged by an Accredited Staging Professional (ASP) sell on average in 29 days or less.”

And with that in mind, here are the top 12 home improvements for sellers identified in a HomeGain survey, with highest returns on investment:

1. Clean and de-clutter

2. Home staging

3. Lighten and brighten

4. Landscaping

5. Repair plumbing

6. Update Electrical

7. Replace or shampoo carpets

8. Paint interior walls

9. Repair damaged floors

10. Update kitchen

11. Paint outside of home

12. Update bathroom

For more home staging and home improvement tips prior to a sale, check out this related article.