8 home staging props that look great and save money

Help potential buyers envision themselves living in their new home

Faster. Better. Together.
Inman Connect San Francisco, Jul 17-20, 2018

Listing agents strive to help potential buyers make a connection with the home from the moment they pull up to the curb. One way to prompt this feeling is through staging. Staging sets the mood of a room, which allows homebuyers to envision themselves living there and making new memories. However, staging is a marketing cost that not all agents can afford. To save money without making rooms look cheap or empty, here are some props agents can easily reuse in any listing. Mirrors Decorators say mirrors can be a powerful staging tool because they open up rooms by mimicking windows, but they also add a homey feel to the space. The presence of mirrors shows that the room was thoughtfully decorated and meant to be used. Clients will appreciate how mirrors add design elements to each room. Hang mirrors throughout the home, or buy a standing mirror to easily reuse in house after house. Flower arrangements Flowers imply thoughtfulness and love, which is why they make a p...