Ever wonder what it would be like to set foot in the homes of Katy Perry, Brad Pitt, or Scarlett Johansson? Home staging is the act of preparing a private residence for sale in the real estate marketplace. The goal of staging is to make a home appealing to the highest number of potential buyers, thereby selling a property more swiftly and for more money. Today, staging a home to look like a Hollywood set—in hopes that it’ll sell like an opening-night ticket to a “Star Wars” sequel—is all the rage
Chief Negotiating Expert Brett Furman uses his new book “What You Really Need to Know about Selling Your House” and experience to explain how you can stage your home to look like an A-lister—if you know a few basic principles.