Even in a hot market, buyers will determine if they want to see a house from the photos. Almost all (99%) millennial homebuyers start their search online, according to NAR.
A 2021 National Association of Realtors study on home staging reported that 82% of buyers' agents said staging a home made it easier for a buyer to visualize the property as a future home resulting in a higher offer.
When determining the cost of not staging your listing, a recent IAHSP Survey showed that the average price reduction was 5 to 20 times more than what the staging investment would have been. For flippers looking to increase their ROI staging is essential!