Real Estate Staging in Guelph & Kitchener-Waterloo

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If you’re putting your home on the market, you want to make sure that you’re getting the best return on your investment. Professional real estate staging will help your home sell faster and above competitive market value. 

At Centre Staged, we provide real estate staging services for homeowners and realtors in Guelph, Kitchener-Waterloo, and the surrounding area. Our team has seen firsthand how professional staging offers a proven ROI and delivers superior results in any market.

The award-winning team at Centre Staged is led by founder and British-born designer Jenny Hilborn, a USC™ Certified UltimateStager™, who brings a European style to home staging. Our team’s extensive design background means that we’re always up-to-date with current market trends and we have an in-depth knowledge of how to appeal to buyer psychology.

Find out how real estate staging can help you get more for your home.

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Why You Need Home Staging

From the moment that a buyer pulls up in your driveway, you want them to be able to visualize themselves living in your home. Through careful design choices and space planning, professional real estate staging will help buyers immediately engage and connect with your home.

Our award-winning team understands how to make buyers feel comfortable and excited about a home. We use a variety of design strategies to make homes more appealing. From outdoor staging to interior decor and furniture layouts, we select every design element with intention and purpose.

Real estate professionals throughout the region have recognized our team’s ability to understand what buyers want. That’s why homeowners rely on us to help them sell their homes faster and for higher prices.

How We Transform Your Home

Did you know that most buyers will make a decision based on their first impressions? Studies have shown that buyers form their first impression of a home within 7-10 seconds — and these initial seconds are crucial to your success.

Our home staging services make the most of these precious seconds to form a positive opinion, by using focal points to optimize each room and make buyers feel attracted to the home. Great focal points will attract the buyer’s eye and create a feeling of comfort.

Our team understands how to identify and highlight the best characteristics of your home to ensure buyers see its potential. Traditional feng shui space planning is used to guide our placement of furniture and decor, in order to enhance the energy of your model home.

Here are some focal points that will make your home shine:

  • Fireplaces — Does your home have a fireplace ro another design feature that stands out? We love to highlight what’s in the home to stage a memorable viewing experience for buyers.
  • Windows — Windows make great focal points. Natural light will help to open up a room and emphasizing a window is a great way to showcase the lighting quality in a home.
  • Art Work — A piece of art will help tie a room together by attracting the buyer’s eye. Art is essential for making walls feel functional and less bare.
  • Furniture — Creating focal points using furniture placement; our supply of gorgeous furniture and accessories provide pieces that will fit perfectly in your model home.

Before & After Staging

What Our Clients Say

"We worked with Centre Staged for selections for our home renovation. Brittany helped to conceptualize and create the space of our dreams. She was responsive, informative and provided great knowledge and understanding of what we were looking for with out end product. The end results were incredible and we would not hesitate to use her again for future project."
“My Real Estate team has used Jenny and the Centre Staged team multiple times to overhaul listings and provide our clients with the best interior design and staging. Our clients and our team have nothing but 5 star service. Thanks!”
“Wanted to leave a heartfelt review for Kelsey and her team who came into our listing and did a tremendous job of giving us advice during the consultation and subsequently staging the home beyond what we expected. The listing showed extremely well and without the amazing staging done, we would not have sold with the same results. Thank you so much, would recommend their services to any agents working in the Guelph area!”
“Jenny and her team are fabulous to work with! The knowledge and experience Jenny bring to her clients is priceless!! Everyone with a home or office space should be inquiring about the services Centre Staged provides….. they go way beyond just buying and selling!”
“Jenny and her team will transform your home into a beautifully saleable residence. Jenny’s talent will make your home so gorgeous in preparation for sale that you might want to stay in the transformed space! Many thanks!”
“Jenny brings an energy and an enthusiasm to whatever she does. Her personality is uplifting and engaging. Jenny is exactly the person you want working for you when you are selling any property. Jenny Anstruther, USC™ a Certified UltimateStager™ and a real professional!"
“Thank you for drawing up the plans for my new suite. I wouldn’t have had a clue where to begin! I appreciate all the work you put in to drawing them up, and I know I will feel completely at home there thanks to you. I will definitely recommend your services to anyone!”
“Jenny Hilborn is a Certified UltimateStager with an amazing eye for detail and design. Jenny takes the approach that client care is paramount, and she’s really wonderful to talk with.”
“When faced with the task of selling our first home, our real-estate agent asked us to consider the idea of home staging, a new idea to my husband and me at the time. We called Jenny Hilborn from Centre Staged who made herself quickly available. We were impressed with her professionalism at our home consultation and after making use of a number of her preparation suggestions, she was able to work within our limited budget and with the furniture we had to transform our bungalow into an attractive show piece. Her eye for detail, simple and elegant touches and overall expertise helped us to sell our home for $16,000 over asking price! We are thrilled! We would highly recommend Centre Staged to anyone wishing to make their home look it’s best and maximise their homes selling potential. It is more than worth the investment!”
“We’re so happy we used your services to help sell our home. We got 99 percent of the asking price and it sold within a week! Thanks so much for all the thought you put into making our home reach its full potential!”
“All the work was well worth it ! 7 days on the market, 5 cash offers, all at or above list! Thank you so much for all your advice, patience, and hard work to pull off all the details. Simply Awesome”. “Jenny, a warm thank you from me as well! I am now a believer about preparing one’s home to encourage buyers to imagine their own bright futures in a house. We received an abundance of feedback that our house showed beautifully. We’d be happy to be a reference for your services!”
“On short notice you stepped up, assessed and provided me with a plan to emphasize the features and maximize the value in my home. I am grateful that you were able to accommodate me in your busy schedule and appreciate the effort it took to do this project so quickly (start to finish in 3 days). Your plan was right on for today’s market and I had an excellent offer within 48 hours. Thank you so much for the contribution you made to my successful sale”.
“When I recommend professionals to my clients, it can be a risk as it is a direct reflection on me. One professional I can always count on to do the right thing and make me look good at the same time is Jenny Hilborn, owner of Centre Staged Inc. She has an innate talent to turn homes into top notch multiple offer contenders ultimately ensuring more money in the pockets of my sellers. The investment of hiring a qualified and professional stager such as Jenny is critical for a successful home sale and that is why she is at the top of my list. Doing a great job, ensuring more money for my clients and making me look good…..I can’t ask for anything more!”
“I can’t believe how beautiful the place looks, and I had a conditional offer signed 3 days after staging. You worked some amazing magic!”
“I recently booked a staging consult with Centre Staged for an upcoming listing I have and I was really happy with how it went. Kelsea did the consultation and the job she did was 10/10. The first thing I’ll mention is that she did an awesome job handling questions from my Seller. Having the technical knowledge she does is so important, but her people skills are a perfect compliment to her expertise. Giving advice on how best to change the look of a home to make it the most appealing to buyers can be a sensitive topic and Kelsea handled it beautifully. The advice she gave for each room was detailed and very well thought out, and when she left, my seller had all the information she needed to maximize the potential in each room of her home. I will definitely be working with Centre Staged again. Very impressed!!”
“Such a fantastic business. Jenny the owner is a true professional and an amazing designer. The homes she stages look phenomenal and her design jobs are gorgeous. Her staff of professionals are incredibly talented and really know their stuff. I had the pleasure of hanging my artwork in their beautiful office space as well. I highly recommend Centre Staged.”