Home Staging Statistics

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  • Staged homes sell 88% faster and for 20% more on average when compared to homes that were not staged. (Realtor.com®)
  • 85% of staged homes sold for 5 to 23% over their listing price. (Real Rstate Staging Association)
  • Staging helps sell homes three to 30 times faster than the nonstaged competition. Further, staging can help increase the sale price by up to 20% on average. (International Association of Home Staging Professionals)
  • For sellers who decide not to stage their homes, the average price reduction on a home was five to 20 times more than what the staging investment would have been. (International Association of Home Staging Professionals)
  • The two least important rooms to stage are the home office (9%) and guest bedrooms (7%). (Homelight)
  • 83% of agents say that a staged home will sell faster than an unstaged home. (Homelight)
  • Homes that have been staged spend between 33% and 50% less time on the market. (HomeAdvisor)
  • Staged homes sold for an average of 6% above the initial listing price. (Coldwell Banker)
  • In a 2021 survey of 4,600 properties, homes that were staged sold about 9 days faster than the average. (Real Rstate Staging Association)
  • Staged homes sold for 25% more than homes that were not staged. (Realtor Magazine)
  • Homes that were staged by experts sold 73% faster than homes that were not staged. (Professional Staging)
  • 82% of real estate agents that work with home buyers said that staging a home made it easier for the buyer to imagine the property as their future home. (National Association of Realtors)
  • The longer homes stay on the market, the more the price of those homes drop. (National Association of Realtors)
  • About 75% of real estate agents have provided complimentary home staging services to their seller clients. (Homelight)
  • 96% of realtors believe that home staging positively influences a buyer’s decision. (Homelight)
  • 23% of agents said that home staging led to increased offers between 1% and 5% compared to similar homes that weren’t staged. 18% of agents think that home staging increased their offers by between 6% and 10%. (National Association of Realtors)
  • According to buyers, the living room is the most important room to be staged (46%), followed by the primary bedroom (43%) and kitchen (35%) (National Association of Realtors)
  • 31% of real estate agents reported that staging a home greatly decreased the amount of time it sat on the market (National Association of Realtors)
  • 67% of top agents say that home staging helps a seller fetch more money for their house at resale. (Homelight)
  • 75% of sellers saw an ROI of 5% to 15% over asking price (Real Estate Staging Association)

Virtual Home Staging Statistics

  • 93% of home buyers use the internet during their home search. (National Association of Realtors)
  • Virtual staging can reduce the cost of staging by up to 97%. (LCP360)
  • Nearly half (47%) of people who bought a home made an offer without physically touring the home according to a recent survey of more than 1,000 homeowners. (LendingTree)

How Much Does Home Staging Cost, and Is It Worth it?

According to Realtor.com® home staging costs about $2,000-$2,400 per month on average. Considering that home staging helps sell houses faster and for a higher price, it’s easy to see how investing money in home staging could have a positive return on investment in most cases.