Vacant Or Occupied

One empty living room and one fully furnished living room

Will a home sell faster and for a better price if it is vacant or occupied? The general consensus is that occupied homes sell faster than vacant homes. Buyers have a harder time visualizing themselves living in an empty home. Vacant homes can appear cold and uninviting. Empty rooms seem smaller, and any flaws become more obvious. One of the best ways to counter these negatives is to stage the vacant home with furniture.

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Even a small amount will help. Staging typically results in buyers spending more time at showings, and it makes them feel more comfortable as they look around. The bottom line an occupied home will typically sell faster and for a higher price than a vacant house. But if you have no choice and must sell a vacant home, talk to your realtor for tips and ideas on how to properly stage the home for a successful sale.

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One of the reasons to call the Agardi Team if you want to buy a home or have one to sell is:

Not only do we sell our clients’ homes for more money and faster than the average area agent, but your home is also more likely to sell. According to 2015 MLS statistics, only 71% of area homes sold during their listing term. Compare that to our 95% of homes listed that sold before the end of the listing term. YOUR HOME SOLD GUARANTEED OR WE’LL BUY IT*

To discuss the sale of your home, call The Agardi Team at 718-755-2882 and start packing!

*Agardi Team and the seller have to agree on the price and the closing date.

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