The Details of Staging (Kim's Blog)

Home Stager
Kimberly Wester's experiences, views and tutorials on staging in the real estate industry, with a focus on educating the RE industry on the benefits of home staging and bringing the staging community together under a united message.



A few weeks ago, I prepared a bid and short report for a relocation company.  The house was a very nice two story, very well built, nice layout and in a good neighborhood.  It did have some minor issues, but none that couldn't be easily remedied, hence the short report.  So short, I didn'...
This recipe works with any type and size of pork roast, so use your favorite and however much you need.1 Pork RoastDurkee Grill Creations Chicken and Rib RubHoneyRub entire roast with Chicken and rib rub.  Let marinate for as long as you wish, but it is not necessary. Preheat oven to 350 degrees....
Recently, I received a phone call from a fellow stager in a different part of the state.  She was flustered over the fact that she was dealing for the first time with a home at a higher price point and a very intimidating top producing Realtor.It seems the property in question could do with a goo...
Once a year, Downtown Valparaiso closes down Lincolnway (our main thoroughfare) between Michigan and Lafayette streets to create a 'kid-safe zone'.  In this zone, they offer Trick-or-Treating, cider, hayrides around the square and other fun family activities.  This is a good opportunity t...
Most of you will remember our own Craig Schiller recently wrote a blog or two about the Coldwell Banker Emagine Expo 2007 and his participation in the blogging lounge as a blogging expert.I remember we all thought it was a great idea and I also remember specifically thinking what a great opportun...
For those of you who do not know whoTim Gunn is, he is the gentle voice of encouragement and instruction on ''Project Runway" on the Bravo network and was recently given his own show 'Tim Gunn's Guide to Style', where he instructs fashion challenged women on how to dress ...
If you are looking to spend a few Autumn hours with your family, head over to the County Line Apple Orchard, located on County line Road in Hobart, In.Along with the obvous U-Pick apples, there are many things to see and do with your kids, including a kid's farm, a corn maze, Observation Bee ...
It occurred to me today as I was catching up on my blog reading that a large amount of stagers blogs are focused on educating listing agents about the benefits of staging their listings.  That is a GOOD THING and definitely should be something that we all work on as staging to sell is the core of...
This blog was written because of a simple request for help in starting a blog about staging.  Let me say that I am not expert in blogging, but have generated a lot of business because of it, so I feel that every professional in this industry should at least give it a shot.  If a small amount of g...
Okay, If you read my blog at all (and thank you if you do) you know that business slowed down recently.  It's my fault and I'm trying to get things moving again.My first task was to create a mailable flyer that I have used to target both smaller RE offices and individual agents.  It is th...

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