An Alternative to Hiring a Professional Home Stager

    As a Realtor, I know plenty of home stagers out there who I love and adore. However, as a fiduciary, I also have an obligation to net my sellers the most money possible. 

    So if you’re putting your home on the market soon, is it worth the cost to hire a home stager? To answer that question, I’ll explain what a home stager does and what a real estate agent such as myself does when preparing a home to list. 

    A home stager will first come out to your home and charge you a consultation fee. After that, they’ll rent out furniture to you that they’ll use to fill your space. 

    If my goal is to net you the most money possible and I know that we need to fill a certain space in your home, I recommend letting me cover this cost.

    If my goal is to net you the most money possible and I know that we need to fill a certain space in your home, I recommend letting me cover this cost. If you have an expansive room to fill, I’ll digitally stage it for you. This way, you aren’t limited to what a stager may or may not have in their warehouse—we can arrange suitable furniture exactly how we want it at no extra cost to you. 

    It’s also worth noting that, oftentimes, vacant houses sell quicker, so some rooms will look better if they’re not staged at all. With that in mind, when you have a listing consultation with our team, we’ll walk through your house room by room and make recommendations on which rooms will photograph better if they’re vacant. If any digital staging needs to be done, we have plenty of options to proceed. 

    If you have any questions about this topic, feel free to call or email me. I’d love to speak with you. 

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    Alexis Weigand

    Recognized industry-wide as a person of influence, Alexis Weigand is renowned for her passion, leadership and steadfast commitment to consistently producing a high level of achievement. A native Texan from Boerne, Alexis is also widely known for her energy, professionalism, and knowledge of the San Antonio and Hill Country Luxury real estate market. Over thirteen years as a top-producing Broker in San Antonio Alexis Weigand has earned a reputation as the go-to luxury Realtor in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Alexis is an experienced bilingual Real Estate broker who has managed hundreds of transactions for both domestic and international clients alike. Alexis began her career in Austin in 2005 and then joined forces with her father as an associate broker at W.K. Shumpes Company in Boerne. When Keller Williams opened their first ever luxury real estate office, Alexis saw the opportunity to partner with the #1 real estate agency in North America as a way to exponentially grow and expand her business and better serve her clients. Since joining KWLI, the Alexis Weigand Real Estate Group has continuously outpaced and negotiated the market, receiving multiple awards and recognitions over the years including No.1 Agent in Boerne and Fair Oaks Ranch for fastest home sales, KW Top Team Awardee, No. 1 KW Listing Agent per number of homes sold and volume sold for two consecutive years, and Platinum Top 50 Winner to name a few. Alexis largely credits this success to a unique approach to a team concept where each team member is extremely efficient by focusing on their individualized areas of expertise. For her, real estate is about the people AWRE serves – and helping them achieve their goals and build wealth through real estate. Alexis’ greatest passion is developing leaders and teaching. She can regularly be found in the classroom educating new and seasoned real estate agents. Always wanting to be remembered most as someone who made things better. Alexis strives to keep learning each day by committing herself and her team members to high-level business coaching and training programs to stay ahead of the curve. When Alexis is not championing the San Antonio Luxury market, she's likely to be somewhere outdoors with her husband Chris and their three children, Carter, Cade, and Elise. As an avid business reader, there's a good chance you'll also find her at the gym, working out and listening to a good audiobook about leadership! Specialties: - ALHS, Accredited Luxury Home Specialist Certifications: - Broker - Broker Associate - CRS®, Certified Residential Specialist® - GRI, Graduate REALTOR® Institute - CLHMS, Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist - Institute for Luxury Home Marketing - Texas Realtors Leadership Program - IMSD, Internet Marketing Specialist Designation Awards: - Centurion Award Winner 2014-2019 - 2018 Top Team - Keller Williams Realty City View - 2018 Platinum Award - Keller Williams Realty City View - 2018 Top Growth Partner - Keller Williams Realty City View Industry Organizations: - NAR, National Association of Realtors - TAR, Texas Association of Realtors - SABOR, San Antonio Board of Realtors - NBCLAR, New Braunfels/Canyon Lake Association of REALTORS - REALTORS® Land Institute (RLI) Council - CRS, Council of Certified Residential Specialists Community Involvement Types: - Local: Organization, Association or Club - National: Organization, Association or Club Community Involvement Organizations: - Dallas Children's Advocacy Center - Habitat for Humanity, ALC - National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Congregation Rodfei Sholom of San Antonio Texas - American Lung Association - Children's Hospital of San Antonio - Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - American Heart Association - 100 Women of South Texas - SA2020 - Product Council of Urban Land - SNIPSA - Homes for Our Troops - MD Anderson Cancer Center - Ryan's Well Foundation

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