For Homeowners

A great, budget-friendly DIY staging alternative to full-service staging to help you create a strong, plan to get the property photo and market-ready and appealing to potential buyers. Our DIY Staging Consultation will provide valuable information, knowledge, and immediate feedback on how to best highlight your home's potential by including your existing furniture and décor. Our DIY Home Staging Consultation affords you the opportunity to stretch your preparation dollars further, at the convenience of executing the staging suggestions entirely around your schedule and budget.

Get Started:

Free 30-minute Discovery Call is your first step to learn more about how to prepare your home like a Professional.

Consult with a Certified Home Stager, Before Listing.

National Association of Realtors fined that 90% of people can’t visualize a house beyond what they see. Staging a house helps buyers imagine themselves living in it. Staging house has been proven to help sell faster. Staging a house gets it showroom and market-ready, and allows potential buyers to imagine themselves living there.

Staging consultations are more curtail now, during these times of the Covid-19 pandemic! over 90% of home shoppers are house hunting on line, and are used to seeing picture-perfect houses in person, on home decorating shows, and in online listings, so learning how to stage a house can make a huge difference in time on the market, money (ROI) when listing your client’s home.

Did you know if you don’t capture the home buyers' attention in the first 20 seconds you lost them?

  • 95% of the viewers viewed the online photo first before anything else.

  • On average more than 20 seconds was spent on the online photo.

  • Over 60% of potential buyers' time is spent on viewing photographs.

  • Staged homes photos were viewed for over twice as long as non-staged.

  • Over 41% of the viewers never read the agent's remarks. Don't just say it, show it!

Our Process:

First, we will have an in-depth discussion with the client to get an insight into their expectations and goals. Next, we can share how we “Stage for Optimum Results” using our 8-step, first impressions “FEEL HOME” staging process. We will help them disconnect personally and consider their home as an asset to merchandise.

During the walk through, we tour the entire property, from the curb to the back yard. The client will take notes using our first impressions, “Buyer’s Eyes” questionnaire and worksheet. We will give immediate feedback on furniture and accessory placement, color suggestions, overall recommendations, and staging tips to create strong photos and a market-ready property that will appeal to their buyer demographics for a faster and more profitable sale. We will work with what they already have, however in some cases we may recommend purchases or rentals to complete the look.

Occupied Home Staging Consultation includes:

§ Detailed phone interview to get an insight into their expectations, goals, and project.

§ Buyer demographic research, for custom target designing for their typical buyer.

§ Curb appeal landscaping and maintenance recommendation (Resource checklist provide).

§ Room-by-room recommendations including items for removal and rearranging/moving.

§ How to Neutralize, declutter, and depersonalize.

§ Lighting strategy for the photo shoot and buyer showings.

§ Space planning and room configuration guidelines to ensure each space is valuable to the buyer.

§ Identify existing furniture that needs to be edited or re-purposed.

§ Principal design strategy for balancing visual weight and sight lines

§ Paint color recommendations, if needed.

§ Open House Checklist.

§ Organizing and storage solutions for “staging the move” (Resource checklist provided)

§ Recommendations for repairs and upgrades that align with the client’s target buyer and price point.

Realtors often find it difficult or awkward to communicate to clients that their home may be disorganized or overly personalized. We have the expertise, to gently explain and educate the client regarding the marketing needs to present their property in the best possible light. We have difficult conversations, so you won't need to.

Vacant Home Staging Consultation

Contact us to receive a free email estimate proposal. During our vacant staging consultation, we will provide you with a general indication of what it would cost to accentuate the best features of the home to generate greater interest and create an emotional connection for buyers. A $100 fee is required to book your in-home vacant staging consultation appointment. When you choose Hart Home Staging & Interior Design to complete the hands-on staging services, the vacant staging consultation is complimentary.

Vacant Home Staging

The home must be professionally cleaned and “Stage Ready” before the Staging Day.

Vacant home staging is designed for sellers who are no longer living in the home while it is on the market. Hart Home Staging & Interior Design (HHS & D) specialize in enhancing empty spaces with quality furnishings and accessories to promote the unique architectural features of your client's home, whereas crafting a model home appearance to generate greater interest and emotional connections for potential buyers.

Vacant properties are difficult to sell due to most home buyers are unable to visualize the properties possibilities and know only what they see and not what it can be. An empty house appears to be cold, uninviting, and small in size - not exactly that “welcome home” feeling. Potential buyers leave an empty house feeling empty, with a failure to make an emotional connection or the ability to visualize themselves living in the house. Many times buyers are willing to make an offer for more than the asking price when they feel a strong emotional connection to a well-showcased property that they feel is their “dream home” or the place they can call “home”.

During our initial visit to the property, we will take pictures, measure, and assess what enhancements are needed. After reviewing the property, we will select the most suitable furnishings and décor, then provide a comprehensive proposal with the estimated staging investment to stage the home. The proposal will include the investment for rental of stylish, high-quality furniture, accessories, and design services. Pricing varies and is dependent on size and rooms staged.

All packages include:

  • Delivery

  • Installation

  • Removal of all items upon the contract completion.

Full staging day for up to 5 hours

50% Deposit is required to hold appointment day and time.

E-Design (Virtual Packages)

Budget-friendly Custom Designed Space At Your Pace

Our E-design Packages are easy and economical professional space designing for those DIYers willing to do the legwork themselves. We will create the perfect design plan based on your style preference, room dimensions you provide, and budget you specify.

The Process:

Through the convenience of email and online tools, we design spaces for clients, both local and anywhere in the world. This affordable option, provides a design "roadmap" for you to implement your design projects like a pro!

• A discovery call, followed by you completing a detailed questionnaire.

• Virtual Zoom call to remotely walk through the spaces of your home to discuss ideas and action plan.

• We will customize a mood board based on your feedback. Included is a custom color palette, furniture plan layout, accessories, and inspirational images.

• You'll receive a complete shopping list with purchase links of furniture, lighting, art, and accessory items needed to easily redesign your space

• Install your purchases and fall in love with your custom designed room!

Pioneer E-Design Package:

• Discovery Zoom Call

• Project action plan Instructions & Investment Manager

• 1 Room Transformation & Inspiration Concept Board

• 1 Final Room Design

• 1 Customized Color Palette

• 1 Shopping List with Product Links

• Many Shopping Sources

• Designer Guidance and Support Notes

• Trade Tips & Styling Guides

Investment: $250


Ultra E-Design Package:

• Discovery Zoom Call

• Project action plan Instructions & Investment Manager

• 2 Room Transformation & Inspiration Concept Board

• 2 Client Solution Revisions

• 1 Final Room Design

• 1 Customized Color Palette

• 1 Shopping List with Product Links

• Many Shopping Sources

• Designer Guidance and Support Notes

• Trade Tips & Styling Guides

Investment: $550

Occupied Home Staging

Our goal and focus are to give each room in your home a makeover, which will result in a faster and more profitable sale. We will make use of your current furnishings and our marketing strategies to coordinate any needed stylish, rental furniture and accessories tailored to your home and investment allowance. We will create a customized rental package based on your home's needs to highlight the home's best features and complete the model home appearance to generate greater interest and emotional connections for potential buyers.

We can extend the advantage of our shopping service ($75/hour - a minimum of 2 hrs) to increase your properties' marketing appeal. The Hart Home Staging team pours our heart into every detail; it is a labor of love.

We recommend you schedule the occupied home staging service one day after your home's professional cleaning. We also recommend you have storage space, boxes, and packing supplies on hand to store any unused items.

The Home Staging Process

  1. Schedule your Pre-Staging Action Plan Consultation

  2. You must complete your “Action Plan" items developed during the consultation.

  3. Schedule for your Half Day/Full Day staging appointment for us to spend the time together Stage the “Key Rooms” in your home utilizing the furnishings that you already have.

  • Stage Key Rooms

  • Style Bathrooms

  • Create Accessory Shopping List (if necessary) We will shop for new accessory items to complete the stage & style your property before the professional photography.

Investment Structure:

*Pricing varies based on the scope of the staging.

*50% Deposit is required to hold an appointment day and time.

* A Consultation (Pre-Staging Action Plan) is required before booking the Occupied Home Staging service.

*Home must be professionally cleaned and "stage-ready" before the staging day.

*We work within your time frame and budget, and prioritize accordingly. We will discuss the investment estimates after the initial consultation.

Staging of kitchen, dining room, main living area, and master bedroom .

Interior Redesign Consultation

The redesign process begins with a complimentary meet -and- greet phone interview before scheduling the 2-hour consultation. Together, you and your designer will determine what you want and what best expresses your style. Following the 2 hour consultation, you will receive a customized Client Action Plan that details how to achieve a fresh new look using items you already own. The plan will include suggestions regarding furniture placement, design tips, cosmetic updates, and items to edit/purge, paint color, items to fix or repair, and a shopping list of optional items to purchase. We also can do the shopping for additional needed items to compliment the redesign transformation. As an additional service, you can choose to hire HHS & D to complete the redesign project for you.

During our 2-hour redesign consultation, you can expect the following:

Project Overview: We will address the details and concerns of each room included in your project to increase space optimization. To maximize our time together, please prioritize your design questions to ensure we maximize our time together and cover your most important concerns first.

  1. Design and Lifestyle: I will guide you through a style quiz to help us identify your home’s style and your personal design preferences.

  2. Color Advice: We will provide paint/color advice for the rooms we will be redesigning.

  3. Discover the Light: We will explore lighting and window treatment ideas as we browse inspiration pages and samples.

  4. Investment Goal: If you don’t have an investment plan, we can work out a total project budget. If you are not clear where to begin, we will partner together to set room goals and create an investment range that is healthy for you.

  5. Shopping: Once the project begins, we will shop online and purchase the new items (within your investment range.) that will beautifully showcase your personality and style! However, we shop your home first and document the furnishings to be incorporated into your final design.

The consultation is a vital part of every project; therefore, we ask that all decision-makers be present to avoid the need to make major changes to the initial project plans!

You will receive an emailed copy of your customized Client Action Plan for later reference that will outline what the designer covered. This meeting is structured to give you a compiled report and guide of the redesign objectives and task accomplishments needed to create the redesign for your space(s) before committing to the full home redesign service.

Investment Structure:

In-Home Design Consultation investment starting at $200 up to 2 hours/Paid upfront/Non-refundable.

Rate following consultation $75/hour

Minimum project fee $450.00

or

Remote (online) Design Consultation investment starting at $150 up to 2 hours/Paid upfront/Non-refundable.

Rate following consultation $75/hour

Minimum project investment $450.00

Interior Redesign

Your home is your sanctuary and it should be filled with meaningful pieces that create a comforting and calm environment. Let Hart Home Staging & Design (HHS & D) collaborate with you to create beautiful, functional spaces that are tailored to your lifestyle and reflections your personal style and taste. Our redesign services are cost-effective solutions to update your current décor, getting your new home move-in ready, or helping you solve design challenges. We have the expertise to transform your entire home, or room(s) of your choice, with the use of items you already own.

After you have completed your “Client Action Plan”, Contact HHS & D to book an appointment for us to return to your property to create the redesign transformation for the significant rooms, utilizing the furniture and accessories you currently own, to create a beautifully functional redesign transformation that is tailored to your lifestyle and reflections your personal style and taste.

Investment Structure:

Varies based on the scope of the re-design. We work within your budget, time period and prioritize accordingly. We will tailor your investment estimates after the initial consultation.

Design Consultation fee ($200) + minimum design fee of $450.00

Online Organize & Declutter Services

Accomplish your organizational goals with our personalized Action Plan and change our life. Virtually we will tour the areas of your home we will be working in. To design a master plan that will fit your lifestyle, we will discuss your habits, organizational challenges, lifestyle to accomplish your organizational goals, and easily adaptable practices and knowledge to maintain your new organized and peaceful life.

How Virtual Organization Works:


  • You'll complete a detailed Questionnaire.


  • We'll "walk" through your spaces via video conferencing (Zoom or Facetime call) to discuss and identify challenges and areas you have selected to organize.


  • We'll provide you with a step-by-step action plan, to strategically implement your new organized and relaxed lifestyle.


  • Enjoy your new organized, relaxed, and peaceful space.

Lifestyle organization Investment: $250 up to 4 hours

Holiday Design Service

Relax and enjoy your friends and family this holiday season! Let us take the stress out of the holidays by having an expert holiday designer work with what you already have to create a gorgeous holiday home perfect for joyful entertaining!


Virtual Holiday Décor Solution Consultation

Investment $200

In our intensive 2 hour virtual consultation, we will be reviewing your current holiday décor and how it fits your needs and your home's style. We will work with what you already have, as well as make inexpensive recommendations to hone your Christmas style and tie it all together so that your home really sparkles this holiday season. You won't believe the creative ways we re-purpose your current décor into a holiday home!

holiday style: glam, rustic, traditional, farmhouse, coastal, classic, modern, vintage or a mix of styles.

(Up to 2 hours virtual conference , each additional hour reverts to $100 hourly rate)

Additional Holiday Services:

Power Holiday Shopping $100 per hour

We’ll create a budget and shop for those gorgeous holiday accessories that work perfectly with your holiday vision and your home’s current décor.

We know where to go and even get “Designer Discounts” to save money on purchase for you.

Christmas Light Hanging

Take the danger and risk out of hanging your own Christmas lights! Our insured and expert light hangers will do the heavy lifting for you!


Additional services available based upon the home owner’s needs.

Photo Prep Session

This service applies only to properties that have received a home staging consultation from Hart Home Staging & Design (HHS & D). We will do a one-hour walk-through of you client's home following the home staging consultation. Once they have had a chance to implement the HHS&D recommendations, and before the photos and listing. We will re-visit the home to answer any questions they may have, review the work completed, outline any next steps, and ensure that they are on the right track! (Usually scheduled within the week before the listing photos.)

OR

Paid upfront / Rate following session at $75/ per hour.

TOP REASON TO STAGE YOUR HOME BEFORE PUTING IT ON THE MARKET

  • You will make a lot more money - staged homes sell faster and for more than unstaged homes.

  • Staging doesn't cost a dime! On average 1% of the home's value spent on staging = 1000% ROI.

  • Your online photos will stand-out amongst the competition - 95% of buyers search online FIRST

  • Staging makes your home more marketable - appealing to a wider segment of buyers.

  • 90% of home buyers can't visualize a home's potential. Staging highlight your home's incredible features and achieve the Wow factor making your home unforgettable.