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Why Home Staging is Important for Every Price Point

Hiring a home staging company will help your home sell faster and for more money. Here’s why.

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Design Trends We're Happy to See Go This Year

They may look great now, but down the road, many home design trends will make your house look dated. These are some home trends that it’s time we say goodbye.

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7 Ways to Make Your Home Feel Bigger

Professional home stagers and home staging services have tons of tips and tricks to make a room feel more spacious and highlight a home’s best features. Here are seven easy things to try in your home to make it feel bigger and brighter.

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling a Vacant Home

If you are selling your Minneapolis, Minnesota vacant home, you can’t afford to make costly mistakes. Whether you’re a first time seller or a seasoned real estate dealer, placing your house on the market can be a scary and challenging experience. And since ,“oops,” is not something you wish to say, it’s essential to learn some common mistakes other home sellers have made in the past so you can avoid them. From making repairs to hiring professional home stagers, you want to do everything right. Here are five mistakes you should avoid.

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Home Staging for Success: 5 Common Mistakes Sellers will Make

When selling your home, it can be tempting to prepare your house using a few tips found on your local real estate show. However, overeager homeowners often make some simple mistakes when staging the property that can negatively impact the ability to sell in a timely fashion. When you hire professional home stagers from Set to Show, they can help you avoid some of these common missteps and close on the sale for a better price in record time.

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3 Benefits Of Professional Home Staging

What A Home Staging Company Does

Set To Show provides a unique and valuable service. What we do is called home staging. Essentially, we provide furnishings and other items for home on the market and carefully arrange these items to improve the home’s ambiance. Studies show that a professionally staged home sells more quickly and for more money than an empty home. Put yourself in the prospective buyer’s shoes: Is it easier to imagine great moments with your family in a vacant house or a home that looks ready to move into? To learn more about the specific benefits of professional home staging, read on.

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How Staging Can Increase Your Resale Value

It can be difficult to understand exactly what drives a home's value when there are so many factors behind the final number. However, one thing is clear about the psychology of selling — it can be extremely helpful to stage a home so potential home buyers can really picture themselves living there. See how it works, and why a home staging company may be able to help.

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How Staging a Home Can Help It Sell Faster

A staged home spends 90 percent less time on the market than unstaged homes and sells for about 17 percent more than unstaged homes. If you are looking to sell a home, staging is something you should consider based on these statistics alone. But if you have never staged a home before, you may wonder why home staging can help a home to sell faster. Here are a few of the reasons why.

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5 Common Home Staging Misconceptions

Home staging has been around now for several years, and with that are several misconceptions. In the ten years we’ve been providing expert home staging services in the Twin Cities, we’ve heard it all. However, once homeowners experience the benefits of home staging, they’re our biggest advocates! Effective home staging is about more than moving around furniture and updating the trim. It’s about taking a holistic view of a home and property and creating an inviting space for potential buyers to envision themselves as the new homeowner.

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Spring Clean Your Home’s Curb Appeal

After a long and cold winter, people are looking for signs of spring at every turn. Warming weather, budding trees, and the first daffodils all mark the slow arrival of spring here in Minnesota. Spring is a time of renewal and excitement, and over the years has shown itself to be a prime season for selling a home. There are other reasons why spring is the busiest home selling and buying season. We see longer days, easier travel, more options for buyers, better prices for sellers, and of course, the return to the outdoors. Getting a house ready to sell in the spring requires more attention to the outside of your home, including the exterior and yard. Here are some tips we have for improving your home’s spring curb appeal after a long winter:

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What Our Clients Have to Say About Set To Show

Home Staging Testimonial

"As we wrap up another great year in real estate, I wanted to take a moment and thank you for the amazing help you’ve provided me over all the years we’ve worked together. You are an irreplaceable component of my listing and sales activity. From the simplest condo or townhome to the luxury million dollar property, you make each seller feel like they’re the most important client I have. And, as I tell each client you work with, “the more you follow Set To Show’s advice, the faster your home will sell and for a better price”. Those words ring true for each of my clients you’ve helped."

Marty S., real estate agent
Realtor Staging Testimonial

"After working with Janet and Set To Show for almost 10 years, I always know they will truly listen to our clients and put them at ease during the entire staging process, from start to finish. They are truly able to transform homes to enhance and update in a magical way so from the photographs online to actually viewing it will draw the most attention and therefore selling the homeowners valuable asset for top dollar!"

Stephanie and Ben T., real estate agents
Vacant Home Staging Testimonial

"Set To Show did a great job with staging our house to sell. We were selling a mid-century home and they brought in items to highlight the mid-century charm of the house. It all looked great! From planning, to actual staging, to de-staging, they are great to work with. I definitely recommend Set To Show!"

Renee F., remodeler
Home Builder Staging Testimonial

"I just wanted to thank you again for your expertise and hard work. I am grateful for the artful, wonderful eye that you have. I am quite certain that the gorgeous environment you and your team created is what got the house sold so quickly. Cheers to you! "

Natalie B., homeowner
Builders Association of the Twin Cities