Renovate and Stage Now

Prepare your home for sale with no up-front fees.

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Professional staging and design

Sotheby’s International Realty California and Manhattan brokerages now offer professional staging and high-impact cosmetic renovations designed to maximize your home’s value with no cash out-of-pocket or up-front fees.

High-impact cosmetic upgrades. Licensed, insured and vetted providers 100% of costs deferred until agreed-upon term or closing.

SIR Home Sale Preparation Services Platform

According to NAR’s 2019 Profile of Home Staging, 22% of seller’s agents reported an increase of 1% – 5% of the dollar value offered by buyers in comparison to similar non-staged homes, and 17% reported an increase between 6% – 10%.

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of buyers’ agents say staging made it easier for a buyer to visualize the property as their future home.
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of sellers' agents say staging decreases a property’s time on market.
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of buyer's agents said staging increases its value.

Available services

What home sale preparation services does this platform offer?

The specific services and providers on this platform vary by market.

Professional design and home staging

High-impact cosmetic upgrades including painting and flooring


Roof repair / replacement


Carpet Cleaning

Trash Removal

Power Washing

Structural Repairs




Gerontology consultation/ elderly services

And more

Frequently Asked Questions


Currently, this platform is available to California, Greenwich, Houston and Manhattan markets.

Please fill out a consultation application for your home. Let us know what the types of services you’re looking for help with. A project manager will get back to you within one business day.

Once you submit a consultation request , a designer will conduct a walk-through of the home with the agent. While onsite, the designer will take a 3-D scan of the home for prospective vendors to use to provide quotes for the work needed without needing to do subsequent site visits. These 3-D rendering can be further used to show full bathroom or kitchen renovation renderings to prospective buyers along with prices to do the work, quantifying the investment to potential buyers. We will then provide a proposal with professional recommendations and a fixed price for these services.

No. These services can be offered to SIR homeowner clients at all price points.

Yes, this platform is not available for use on (a) spec properties or developments, (b) homes that are currently in foreclosure, (c) homes owned by sellers currently in bankruptcy.


Request a Consultation

Using the SIR Home Sale Preparation Services Platform provides the peace of mind that all services are performed by licensed, insured and vetted providers. Please fill out the form below and a staging professional will contact you.

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