Home staging is a visual art. It helps homebuyers visualize space as livable. But do you have to spend thousands of dollars to physically haul in furniture and decorate the place to ignite your buyer’s imagination?
Virtual staging can do it for you at a fraction of the cost. With virtual staging, you can digitally insert furniture and décor items into your listing photos through a simple function of drag and drop.
Virtual staging, like traditional staging, is beautifying a property to show off the best qualities and features with the intention of making it attractive to the buyers. As the name suggests, virtual staging is done using Computer-Generated Imagery.
There’s absolutely zero real furniture, potted plants, area rugs, or other décor involved. Professional virtual experts digitally insert visually-appealing elements in high-resolution photos to showcase the empty rooms’ full potential. But, it still manages to create an emotional connection to the property that translates to speedier sale.
If done properly (with the help of a virtual staging expert), virtual staging is best for these homes:
Virtual staging is usually a lot cheaper than traditional staging. But, each method has its own set of pros and cons. Let’s take a quick look:
Pros and Cons of Virtual Staging
Pros and Cons of Traditional Staging
Absolutely. If done correctly, with the help of professional virtual staging solutions, it is easier to sell virtually staged homes than it is to sell homes that are completely empty, occupied by tenants, or have outdated décor. Virtual staging helps prospective buyers see a home that is comfortable, inviting, and easy to live in.
Author Bio: Rahul Agarwal is the Co-founder & Chief Business Officer at Styldod, where he has taught a computer to do interior design! Styldod provides the most hassle-free & inexpensive virtual staging solutions for real estate agents so they can sell their listings faster, and for higher prices. Rahul was also a co-founder of Mebelkart (which is acquired by Ask Me). He’s your everyday IIT Kanpur nerd who pushes the boundaries with his innovative entrepreneurial stints and is also a sound startup investor & advisor. Rahul attributes his success as a professional to the discipline he has learned from his district hockey days, being a swimmer and a gym enthusiast.