HouseWow the UK's leading property styling and home staging professionals



Home Staging, Show homes, Interior Design, Home Improvements, House selling tips and Declutter with HouseWow®     

   Home   |   About  |   Contact   |   Team   |   Show Homes  |   Home Staging  |   Declutter  |   Interior Design |   Furniture hire  |   Testimonials  |   Gallery 


Furniture rental tips 

"should I rent furniture to sell my property faster?"

Is furniture rental suitable when dressing a property to sell ? 


Furniture rental tips to sell your house


The value, costs and benefit of furniture rental or furniture hire to dress empty property vary.  We discuss the issues that you should consider and the options which are available to you to dress a property with wow factor to sell at the best price quickly.


Whether in an area with strong or weaker property market, it is not the worth chancing your most valuable asset, the sale of your home to poor presentation and empty rooms.  All property will benefit enormously from designer furniture rental to draw in higher numbers of motivated buyers to fall in love with the property and not want to lose it!  Buyers respond emotionally to a property presented to them. Few viewers have the creative vision to imagine an empty property as fully furnished when it looks cold and empty. How can you expect  them to remember the house in a positive light when most viewings are conducted quickly with a fast walk around and out again.  After viewing a few houses in a weekend, it's often the "feel of the house" and the impression that it leaves on you rather than the specific details. Fully furnished and stylish property gives this good first impression.


Furniture rental - don't leave property empty!

An empty property without furniture will appear cold, may have echoes and viewers will find difficulty in visualising how and where furniture would fit.  By presenting a property with furniture, and that is; the right furniture and adding stylish accessories the property will have life breathed into it - and with life comes that all important - first impressions of life style. A buyer want to buy into a life style, not just bricks and mortar. Believe it or not rooms will look smaller when empty than when furnished and styled for maximum appeal and ideal layout. This can be achieved by employing a professional Home Stager to choose the furnishings, decide that best layout and add stylish accessories.


Furniture rental - Can I rent small quantities?

If you wish to rent small quantities of furniture or just accessories it will probably be a similar cost to you going out and buying them. This is because of the logistics involved in the rental company packing up, delivering and installing the inventory and then a team of people coming back to wrap, collect them at the end of the rental period and putting them safely back to storage again. You should weigh up the benefits of having all of this done for you with fast delivery and installation and removal quickly at the end of the term compared to buying the goods your self and then selling them again on a website such as ebay after you no longer require them.


Furniture rental - full assistance to choose and style a mixture of purchased items and rental.

A HouseWow Home Stager can assist you with choosing the best layout for the furniture and a combination of appropriate furniture purchases and furniture rental to suit the property and the likely buyers. The charges for costs will be broken down for you into fees for time spent styling, sourcing and so on and the rental and purchase costs. Of course this professional help will cost more than if you do it yourself. However we know from experience what works to sell houses. The professional Home stager will provide the expert styling help needed to make your property stand out from the crowd and give it the wow factor that pulls in more viewers and more motivated buyers who commit and see the sale through to completion. Additional services for decorations, window treatments repairs and gardening are also available.  Full report available for property owner. Overseas clients can have the option of an independent pdf report with images of the property in its current condition.  Ask for details.


Furniture rental or furniture purchase?

Deciding whether to rent furniture or purchase furniture to dress your home will depend on your selling circumstances, the value of the property, the area and whether you may use the furniture again or be able to sell it onto the buyer. Property which is likely to be a first time buyer property is even more likely to benefit from the wow factor that correctly staged furniture and accessories can bring. And the buyers are more likely to want to buy the pack of furniture from you when purchasing the house to get the show home look and furniture. With HouseWow furniture rental you will always have the opportunity to buy the furniture at some point and re-sell it to the property buyer, should they request the furniture to come with the house.


Furniture rental - for investors and developers


Developers or investors who are likely to use the furniture again in other properties would be better advised consider a furniture purchase option to dress the property.  The cost of show home rental over a prolonged period to sell a number of houses on a housing development are unlikely to be cost effective. However for 3 months furniture rental will be cheaper than a purchase and at 6 months is likely to break even with the price of buying the show home furniture and finishes.  Decorations and window treatments can be added as an additional service. 



Furniture rental - for selling residential property


Sellers who prefer to have the furniture and dressing installed professionally and removed at a time convenient to them would be best advised to consider furniture rental.  A specialist furniture rental company, such as HouseWow, can style effectively for the property sale, choose and install the furniture and remove it later when the property is sold.  Time and money can be saved by handing the furnishing task over to the professionals. 


Furniture rental - Classic, Eclectic or Contemporary Styles 


HouseWow® can buy custom pieces of furniture to suit the style of house and create the correct ambience for classic, eclectic or contemporary furniture styles. Furniture rental styles for furnishing the lounge, drawing room, dining room, bedrooms, kitchen, bathrooms, en-suite, family room, conservatory, cinema room, wine cellar, home office and more can easily be accommodated.


Furniture rental - timescales

Property sellers may need to keep the rental furniture in place for 3-6 months depending on housing market factors and speed of sale to exchange of contract and completion.  It's not a good idea to empty the property after a buyer makes an offer,  and we would advise to retain the whole look and feel of the property until the sale completes. Furniture rental packages can be turned around within days. Additional work for curtain treatments, decorations etc will take longer. 


Furniture - costs to rent or to buy


It's possible to compare prices for furniture rental or furniture hire with a furniture and styling purchase option. Buying a complete home furniture pack or new home starter furniture pack can be less than you think and means that you keep the furniture as long as needed.  The cost of renting a full room lounge set with furniture and accessories and 1 bedroom fully installed and styling ranges from £500 per month plus VAT. See more options here. HouseWow may also consider a buy back option where furniture has only been used in an un-lived in property.   


Furniture rental - Wow factor


The furniture and accessories which HouseWow® supply gives the property the essential wow factor and buyer appeal required for selling.  Wow factor and buyer appeal have been shown time and again to achieve a faster sale closest to or above asking price. A well presented property will receive more competitive interest and this affects offer price and commitment to a faster, less troublesome sale.  Estate Agent's prefer to sell property which has a warm and inviting feel to it. They are more likely to consider your negotiation on fees if the property is styled to sell rather than empty. Ask their opinion and check the fee structure. 


Furniture rental to sell property - examples

The HouseWow Associates have dressed many properties with furniture and accessories hired in order to sell the property quickly. You can see Furniture rental examples> here.



 Get a quote for furniture rental

HouseWow® offer various furniture hire options, check out our furniture rental examples for more details and contact us for a furniture rental or furniture purchase quotation. If we cannot offer you what you need then we will put you in touch with a partner who can.





If you found this furniture rental article useful why not share it?

home staging House Wow logo

Follow stagingnetwork on Twitter

Follow us 



Whether your interest is staging a home to sell , to create a wow factor show home, a home makeover, full interior design project, finding a local home staging service ,  house dressing and furniture rental for property sales, buying furniture or furniture hire for show homes then HouseWow® have local home staging stylists available to provide solutions for your property or house styling requirements.  For fast results find out how to improve your property for sale with a HouseWow home staging reportSell your house faster with HouseWow.  See home staging projects for feedback.




  about    services    contact    sitemap     terms    privacy     associates     media      partners     resources    house selling tips 




Quick site content navigation links to popular pages



Contact us

Log in


Picture Gallery





Media - PR




Cleaning Leeds

Declutter and organise

Declutter coach

Freelance Interior Designers

Furniture Hire

Furniture rental

Furniture rental Scotland

Home makeover

Home Staging

Home Staging Report

Staging for Estate agents

Staging for Builders

Hotel Interior Design

Interior Design

Landlord Furniture

Landlord furniture Rental

House Styling

Styling rental property

Show home

HouseWow® Teams

HouseWow Bedfordshire

HouseWow Bristol

HouseWow Buckinghamshire

HouseWow Cambridgeshire

HouseWow Cheshire

HouseWow Cumbria

HouseWow Derbyshire

HouseWow Devon

HouseWow Dorset

HouseWow Durham

HouseWow East midlands

HouseWow Essex

HouseWow Greater Manchester

HouseWow Hampshire

HouseWow Hertfordshire

HouseWow Kent

HouseWow Lancashire

HouseWow Leicestershire

HouseWow Lincolnshire

HouseWow London

HouseWow North West London

HouseWow Norfolk

HouseWow Northamptonshire

HouseWow Oxfordshire  

HouseWow Suffolk

HouseWow Surrey

HouseWow West Midlands

HouseWow Yorkshire

House Wow Scotland



Home staging

House staging

House makeover

House makeovers


Interior design

Property staging

Quick house sale

Show home

Staged to sell


Previous Articles

De-clutter open day

Property photography

Estate Agent open day


Tips and info pages

Best online estate agent

Decluttering Tips

Declutter your home

Declutter Leeds

Furniture rental 

Furniture rental tips

Home Insurance

Home Staging Tips

House Selling Tips

Online estate Agents

Property links

Quotes selling houses

Sell my house fast

Stamp Duty Rates

What is home staging?


Home Staging course

Home Staging Course


Home improvement 

Bed  mattress sizes

Home improvement

Hot tub reviews

Wallpaper murals for walls 



Property Buying & Selling

Getting a Mortgage

House Conveyancing

Home survey

Stamp Duty Land Tax Rates

Costs of selling a house

Costs of buying a house

Property valuation

Selling property privately




      Copyright © 2013  HouseWow®  is a registered trading name of HSC Design Ltd  Company Registration  06576986  for Home Staging, Show homes, Declutter and Home improvement in the UK