Staging your home can be an investment that pays off handsomely. Whether you’ve lived in your space for a while and you’ve accumulated your fair share of junk, your home looks dated, or you simply never got around to decorating the way you’d like, home stagers can truly transform your space for a sale. If you’re thinking about hiring someone to help show your home in its best light, consider these top home stagers in New York City.
Interior Marketing Group. Interior Marketing Group, helmed by former real estate broker Cheryl Eisen, specializes in the luxury sector, making multi-million dollar listings shine. Cheryl is regularly featured in the media and on TV as a home staging expert, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The New York Post, Good Housekeeping, NBC, CBS, and more.
Sold With Style. Sold with style is owned by Parsons School of Interior Design graduate and former Mark Hampton employee Barbara Brock. The firm takes an analytical approach to staging, first developing potential buyer profiles and conducting market research in order to determine the best design approach. But even more importantly? Sold with Style has the stamp of approval from New York real estate tycoon Barbara Corcoran.
Meridith Baer Home. Meredith Baer Home is one of the most sought-after staging companies not just in New York, but around the world. The firm currently operates locations in Los Angeles, New York, Miami, and London. Her most recent success story? Helping get Julia Roberts $850,000 over asking price for her New York City penthouse apartment, though she’s also staged homes for celebrities like Bruno Mars, Benji Madden, Andy Roddick, Wolfgang Puck, and more.
Designed to Appeal. Designed to Appeal, which serves both New York City and the Hamptons, was founded in 2007 by one-time marketing executive and design-lover Donna Dazzo. She’s since made a name for herself as one of the premier staging firms in the area, and has appeared on Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing New York, and HGTV’s Selling New York.