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Home Stager - Evansville Home Staging & Re-Design
RECENT BLOG POSTS
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 ...
Posted about 2 years ago
  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...
Posted about 2 years ago
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...
Posted about 2 years ago
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...
Posted over 2 years ago
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...
Posted over 2 years ago
I have been asked to do a Webinar for my local Realtors Ass., it will be live to be viewed by 900 agents. I am new enough to this that I am thrilled with the opportunity, but at the same time scared to death:) I have a total of 45 min and will be open to questions, this will be a GoTOMeeting webi...
Posted over 2 years ago
How do you Present Your Pictures? What Realestate Show or Video Program do you use? I am trying to find a better way to show my Before and Afters in a video presentation and I figured the best way to find out the best way to do it would be to ask fellow stagers what they use.. So I would apprecia...
Posted over 2 years ago
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...
Posted over 2 years ago
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 ...
Posted over 2 years ago
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 ...
Posted over 2 years ago
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Home Staging & Re-Design Southern IN, KY
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