The real estate agent/ interior designer relationship is an important one for the end user.
Most likely if you are getting ready to sell a property, or interested in purchasing a property, you have enlisted the services of a real estate agent. Once that process begins, you are either preparing your home for sale, or trying to figure out how to make the properties you are viewing work for your needs.
Both can be a daunting task. If a realtor can recommend a good interior designer at the onset, everyone will benefit.
Fact # 1: Staging a home to sell increases its value.
Decluttering, rearranging furniture, adding special touches, repainting an accent wall, are all small improvements that yield a large return. Hiring an interior designer for a couple of hours to offer professional advice on ways to stage your home is well worth the investment.
Fact #2: Visualizing how a new property can work for you is always a difficult task.
Walking into a potential residence and trying to visualize yourself living there can be overwhelming. Whether it’s trying to figure out how your furniture will fit into the living room, or which walls will need to be painted, or how much it will cost to remodel a kitchen or bathroom, an interior designer can help you answer those questions in one brief meeting.
Offering simple remodeling suggestions, quick study furniture layouts, color and finish recommendations, your designer can ease the pain, and help you find the house of your dreams.
So don’t be afraid to ask your real estate agent for interior designer referrals. A good interior designer/Realtor relationship is one that ultimately benefits you!