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Staging is a family affair with kids in the house : Store toys, declutter when on the market

Aug 29, 2019 - USA Today

We've all seen those immaculate homes on HGTV with freshly painted walls, supremely organized closets and not one item out of place. But when you've got kids at home and potential buyers on the way, a staged house can be tough to maintain.

"The way you live is not the way you sell," says Jorge Fernandez, a real estate agent with 11 years of experience, who is with Compass real estate brokerage in Miami.

According to the National Association of Realtors' 2019 Profile of Home Staging,...