Even before the real estate market entered into the stagnant state in which it is today, people were eager toreal estate. They eagerly consulted their agents, the Internet, and books on selling a house for great tips on making their homes more appealing to potential buyers.
One great idea which has really caught on over the past five years is that of home staging. This is the process by which a piece of property is essentially stripped of the personality of its current owner, but made up to be an attractive living space for those who come to view it. Home staging has been made more visible by shows on the Home and Garden station among others, where the results can be readily viewed by thousands of people all over the continent.
The effectiveness of home staging, and its appeal as a career for many of those with an artistic mindset, means that many people have seized on it as an opportunity to start a business. Just like any other business, though, home staging requires an investment of capital to be successful. You need somewhere to store your pieces in between staging a house for sale in Windsor and elsewhere, and ways to transport those items as well.
The transportation is where industrial vehicles come in. Don't make the mistake of thinking that a pickup truck is the ideal way to get the furniture and decorative pieces from your storage facilities to the piece of real estate you have contracted to. Remember you will not be transporting items just once, like you would if you were moving, but over and over again. Each time there is a risk of damage to the goods that are an essential part of your business.
That means you need to use a means of transportation which is reliable and offers protection for your inventory. Cube vans and possibly even a large moving truck are the ideal industrial vehicles for any home staging company. They are easy to load, can get your staging items from one property to the other with ease, and they are easy to find too.
One thing to keep in mind when you are looking for such a vehicle for your business is to try the second hand market first. Many moving and transportation companies such as U-Haul sell off stock regularly, as they have deals in place with manufacturers allowing them to replenish their stock at lower costs. That means it's not too hard to find a good deal on a cube van to transport furniture from storage to a piece of property you are staging for a sale.