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To make things easier, Altona Design has compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions that we have been asked by our clients so that we may be able to provide quick answers to commonly asked questions. If the answer to your question is not here or in the event you are not satisfied with our answer(s), please contact us and we will be more than happy to answer your questions.

Q: Do I need to stage my property if I want to sell it?
A: ABSOLUTELY! Statistics have proven again and again that a staged property sells much faster than a non-staged property. Bottom line folks…if you want to sell your house faster, get it staged!

Q: How much will I have to pay for getting my property ready for sale?
A: Typically it costs a minimum of 1% of the list price of your property to get it market ready. This may include painting, minor repairs, staging (which may include furniture, art, linen, and accessories rental charges). Please note that staging is one aspect of preparing your property for sale. Charges to stage are quoted once a consultation is done to determine what is needed for staging the property.

Q: What are your consultation fees?                                                                                                                                                        A: The fee for an occupied property consultation is $235. +HST which will be applied towards the staging service if staging is booked at time of consultation.

Vacant staging quotes:

Quote only: no charge

Vacant property quote with consultation: $125.00 +HST which will be applied towards the staging if staging is booked at time of consultation.

Q: How much will it cost to stage?
A: Each property is assessed on an individual basis for its’ specific staging needs. We then put a quote together which may or may not include furniture rental, art, linen, and accessories rental. It is difficult to quote a price for a staging unless we have had an opportunity to view the property.  The cost to stage your property is less than the carrying costs for one month on your property.

Q: What do I need to do to get my house “list ready”?
A: Take a look at the handy info graphic below for helpful suggestions to prepare your property sale:

Home Staging RESA Infographic

Q: Will you reduce your fee?
A: Will you reduce your list price?

Q: Will you do a good job staging?
A: Of course! Isn’t that why you called us?