home stagers: “Thanks, but please tell Mr. Potential Buyer to go suck rocks!” - 01/30/11 03:42 PM
WHOA, HORSEY!! This blog post discusses the seller’s knee-jerk reflex when it comes to “low-ball” offers on their properties.
The first thing I will point out is that I am a Home Stager, so pricing, negotiating, or any part of the sales process is simply not within the scope of my profession. This HAS to be left up to the Professionals.
The reason I am writing this is that I run into the following situation all the time. Most recently, I had a client for whom I had provided Staging services, e-mail me just yesterday.
Their vacant century-character-home here in Edmonton, … (17 comments)

home stagers: What did YOU Love about your home when you were inspired to make an offer to purchase it? - 12/08/10 02:25 PM
Let's face it, whether it is a hot-tub, a pool, a jetted soaker-tub in the master en-suite, or fire-place, it took our breath away when we bought the home, but, now, the novelty has worn off.
When we originally viewed the property during our home-search, these features often make the home stand out above the competition. This is because the idea of them is nice, and the visualization that they create for buyers is fantastic.
But, because humans lead such busy lives these days, finding the time to enjoy these features dwindles over the years. So, these features get lost or … (0 comments)

home stagers: A mandatory, but over-looked, key to Selling a Property Successfully! - 11/21/10 12:57 AM
A mandatory, but over-looked, key to Selling a Property Successfully!
It is not your "home" anymore, so a shift in mentality is in order.
Perhaps the most difficult, yet necessary, adjustments to make when selling your "home" is letting go of all emotional attachments.
"Home IS where the heart is"! This will never be a false statement. "Home" is where many of your fond and/or less-than-favourable memories are created. Maybe you have raised children there, had grand-children over for festivities, accomplished great things during your time there, or have experienced great loss whilst living there.
No matter how you cut it, … (9 comments)

home stagers: No, not just anyone can be a Home Stager!!!! - 11/13/10 01:12 AM
The world of Home Staging includes many "out-of-the-box" concepts, or abstract ideas.
Home Staging is not solely about preparing a property for sale, and does not strictly deal with pretty presentation.
There is so much more to this profession than most people realize. And, this is precisely why successful Professional Home Stagers are the ones who have had extensive relevant education, training, and experience. Successful Home Stagers are also talented, are incredibly intuitive, and follow the Real Estate Market very closely.
I have heard many Interior Decorators/Designers say that they could do a Home Staging job "any day".
This is so … (14 comments)

home stagers: Why are most Realtors® so reluctant to utilize such a readily available tool and increase their income by at least 10%? - 11/11/10 11:11 PM
It simply baffles me.
There "IT" is, much like a gleaming gemstone, sitting right in front of Realtors®, yet most of you turn your back, and adopt an attitude of "If it isn't broken, don't fix it".
It is "broken" if you are making less than your full potential!
This is much like continuing to attempt to force a nail into a stud by hand, when there is a perfectly good hammer within reach.
Must I provide you with more blunt comparisons?
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home stagers: Home Staging is not unlike Retail Merchandising - 11/11/10 09:58 PM
The Brick...one of Canada's Largest Furnishing Retailers, right?
How does The Brick suck the buyer in to purchasing more than what they were planning to purchase?
VIGNETTES!
Go to The Brick, and walk around their store, even just for a few minutes. Take note of how their furniture pieces, accessories, and electronics are displayed, or "merchandised".
Not only are individual items more attractive as part of a grouping, the vignettes give the buyer a greater sense of scale and stimulate realistic visualization within their minds.
These vignettes are set up and styled by professional "merchandisers", and their goal is to create … (5 comments)

home stagers: I would greatly appreciate some feedback and/or opinions on the new Home Staging Tool I have just officially launched.... - 10/22/10 11:01 PM
I LOVE Active Rain, and I certainly value the ability to throw ideas out to an amazingly qualified and professional crowd.
My question is this: Do you see value in my new Home Staging Service outlined below? Do you view this as a tool that would be valuable to Realtors(R) and Home Sellers? I would love to hear what you think. NO HOLDS BARRED!!! Thank you in advance!
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Real Estate Sales.......You have heard all of the buzz words such as; Neutralize, … (11 comments)

 
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Revealing Assets has been Staging properties of all types/sizes in Edmonton, Alberta and surrounding areas since 2009 with a consistent track record of success. Professional Home Staging is an absolutely invaluable tool that, statistically, yields between 298%-500% ROI (return on investment). When providing Home Staging services to our clients (home-sellers, REALTORS, Real Estate Investors/Flippers, Builders), it is our undying goal to do everything within our power to help get their property SOLD in the shortest time-frame possible for the largest amount of money possible. Here, in our ActiveRain Blog, you will find Home Staging Tips and some crazy stories. Enjoy and thank you for stopping by!


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