MonthlyMortgage Amount $ MonthlyCarrying Costs $ ? Carrying costs may include: Utilities, HOA Dues, Landscapers, etc. Months on MarketWhen Unstaged ? RESA's national study of 1081 vacant and occupied homes shows homeowners had their property on the market for an average of 225 DOM which equates to 7 1/2 months. Round up to 8 months of expenses. Reduction in MonthsWhen Staged ? Had those homeowners staged first, their time on market would have been reduced by 202 days on average. 225 DOM minus 23 DOM = 202 DOM. 202 days divided by 30 = 7 months. Staging Fee $ Cost to ListUnstaged $ ? According to the RESA® study, you are likely to keep your home on the market on average 8 months if you do not stage. This is the amount of money you will be spending on average if you do not stage. Savings WhenStaged First $ ? According to the RESA® study, if you stage first you are likely to spend 90% less time on the market which could equate to this savings.