HOME STAGING SERVICE AGREEMENT
THIS AGREEMENT made effective as of the _____ day of ______________, _______.
[NAME OF CONSULTANT]
[address of consultant]
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[NAME OF CLIENT]
[address of client]
WHEREAS Client is in the process of selling his/her home, located at
________________________________________ [insert address of property] (the “Home”) and wishes to
engage the services of Consultant to stage the Home to maximize its viewing potential in an effort to sell
the home more quickly;
AND WHEREAS Consultant wishes to accept the engagement, and represents to Client that Consultant
has the necessary qualifications, experience and abilities to provide the staging services to Client;
NOW THEREFORE THIS AGREEMENT WITNESSES that in consideration of the mutual covenants
and agreements contained in this Agreement and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt
and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged by the parties, the parties hereby agree as follows:
1. Scope of Agreement
1.1. Client hereby engages, and Consultant agrees to provide, the services as more fully described in
Schedule “A” attached to this Agreement with respect to staging the Home for sale, and such other
services as the parties may agree from time to time (collectively, the “Services”).
1.2. The Services specifically do not include interior or exterior painting, or repairs. If Client requires
these services, Client must arrange for services to be provided by third party contractors.
1.3. Consultant cannot give advice or recommendations with respect to structural alterations. Client
is responsible for obtaining any such advice from a suitably qualified professional, such as an architect or
1.4. All third party work performed with respect to preparing the Home for sale, including but not
limited to, structural repairs, painting, exterior or interior repairs, landscaping, real estate listings, and
cleaning, is the responsibility of the party performing such work, and Consultant has no responsibility or
liability with respect to such work.
1.5. Client understands and agrees that, while home staging techniques are a proven method of
presenting a property in a manner that will appeal to a wide range of buyers, Consultant cannot
guarantee that the Services will ensure that the Home will sell faster or at all, or that it will sell at a higher
market value or at any price.
2. Term of Agreement
This Agreement shall become effective as of __________ [insert date] and shall continue in effect on a
month to month basis until the Home is sold or until this Agreement is terminated by either party as
provided herein, whichever is earliest (the “Term”).
3. Fees and Expenses; Payment of Invoices
3.1. Client agrees to pay Consultant the fees for Consultant’s services in accordance with Schedule
“A”, attached hereto and made a part of this Agreement.
3.2. Payment for fees shall be paid as follows: __________________________________ [set out how the
client is to pay the fees, for instance, of all fees are payable prior to the provision of Services, or if it is to be paid in
installments, such as 50% upon signing the Agreement and the balance at the end of the Term, or whatever other
arrangement you have worked out with the client].
Item Date Due Amount
Non-refundable deposit Upon execution of Agreement $___________
3.3. In addition to Consultant’s fees, Client agrees to pay the actual costs incurred by Consultant for
accessories, props and supplies purchased or rented for the staging and redesign of the Home, to a
maximum of $________________. Consultant will submit receipts for all such items, and Client agrees to
reimburse Consultant within ____ days of receiving receipts from Consultant.
3.4. Client agrees to furnish Consultant with the agreed sum of $_____________ for the purpose of
renting furniture for the staging of the Home for a period of one (1) month. This sum is Consultant’s best
estimate of the costs involved, based on previous rental and staging experience. If the actual rental cost
will exceed this sum, Consultant shall obtain Client’s written approval prior to contracting for the rental.
If Client agrees to the additional costs, Client will reimburse Consultant for the additional rental costs
upon receipt of the rental contract. If the actual rental cost is less than the agreed sum, Consultant will
apply the excess amount to its invoice.
3.5. If Client wishes to extend the rental period beyond one (1) month, Client must arrange for the
extended rental directly with the rental company(ies).
4. Staging Requirements
4.1. Whenever possible, Consultant will move unused furniture items to a designated area of the
Home, however, Client understands that in order to properly stage the Home, some furniture or
accessory items may need to be removed from the Home. Storage of items removed from the Home is the
sole responsibility of Client.
4.2. To keep costs to a minimum, Consultant will use as much of Client’s furniture and accessories as
possible, however, Client acknowledges that certain items may need to be replaced, refurbished or
accessorized. Accessories and other items purchased for staging purposes will be deemed the property of
Client. Consultant may, at its sole option, repurchase certain items from Client at _____% of their original
4.3. Client hereby grants permission to Consultant to remove anything in the Home or on the
property, including furniture, accessories, window coverings, items from cupboards, cabinets, closets,
drawers and otherwise that Consultant deems necessary at its discretion to prepare the Home for sale,
except for the following items: _____________________________________________ [list any items not to be
4.4. Client is solely responsible for arranging for pre-staging cleaning, decluttering and packing /
storing of personal items. Client agrees to have the Home, including carpets and windows, professionally
cleaned prior to commencement of the Services.
THIS IS AN 8-PAGE CONTRACT.