Don’t overlook the importance of staging your home because it can be a mistake that costs you both time and money. Despite the statistics and research on the topic, some buyers feel they can get by without staging their home, and they leave it empty or don’t take steps to make it appealing to a buyer. These sellers typically find out the hard way this wasn’t the right decision. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 83% of buyers’ agents say staging a home makes it easier for a buyer to visualize it as their future home. Around one-fourth of buyer’s agents said staging a home increased the dollar value of offers anywhere from one to five percent, compared to homes not staged. The following are some key things to keep in mind when it comes to staging a property.