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Checklist: 4 Quick Tips for Prepping a Home for Sale Real estate pro and stager Barb Schwarz, founder of the International Association of Home Staging Professionals, recommends some of the following general staging tips in prepping homes for sale. 1. Super clean. Make the house shine from top to ...
02/10/2012
  In 2012 Staging is no longer optional, according to real estate guru,  Barbara Corcoran. Here's what real estate agents say about staging -Out vs In. OUT - Don’t Understand                 IN – Understand What Home Staging IS "Staging costs too much" "Staging is a short-term, high yield investm...
01/28/2012
People form their first opinions before they step inside a home. Forty-nine percent of buying decisions are made from the street, according to the National Association of Realtors®. But curb appeal matters whether or not your house is for sale. An attractive, well-maintained house and yard welcom...
01/22/2012
Statistics show a staged home sells for almost 7% higher than a non-staged home and up to 50% faster.  Non-staged homes sit on the market longer with thousands of dollars in price reductions to attract an offer. By investing a few hundred dollars in staging  you will reap a faster sale and a high...
12/31/2011
Many questions answered here by the flooring expert Debbie Gartner. If you are considering selling your home and you are considering replacing your flooring read this blog post first for some excellent information and advice. Thanks Debbie! Brenda Hughes     Home Staging & Re-Design Specialist, S...
12/19/2011
Wonderful one owner, immaculately cared for 3 bedroom, 2 bath "stand alone" condo (House in a condo association) with spacious vaulted ceilings in the entry, great room, and master bedroom. Large Kitchen with eat-at-bar and dining area, plus a large laundry room with plenty of storage. Move right...
11/09/2011
I have wondered and stated so many times why the first thing I see many agents do is lower the price..  I don't usually hear about a list of reasons that they back the suggestion up with, other than it hasn't sold so lets lower the price and get it back up to the top of the listings??:) It would ...
10/24/2011
I hear this a lot:  Oh the property looks great they don't need any staging.... I love this post that my fellow Stager in Plano, TX,  Karen Otto made. I really enjoy working with the owners own things too.  I often move items from room to another and eliminate the over crowding in some rooms and ...
10/14/2011
DON'T LET YOUR HOUSE SIT ON THE MARKET EMPTY! Professionally staged homes sell 78% faster than empty homes and there are definitereasons.  Only 10% of the prospective homes buyers have any vision, empty lacks warmth,nothing to detract from negatives.....and the list goes on.  I did a Partial stag...
10/12/2011
Proud to be a Graduate of Michael Finlason's of "The Stager" Advanced Staging Course, the techniques and ideas that Gary Sefferman NICKIAN HOME STAGING - is referencing in his post. Gary wrote such a great post I just wanted to repost it to spread the word:) THanks Gary! Brenda Hughes Home Stagin...
09/19/2011
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