Home Staging in Burlington with Janice

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  Sharon Tara a stager from New Hampshire is so right!  During the early spring when the temperatures are in flux and it's too early for flowers, mulch is a great way to show buyers a well maintained garden.  Curb appeal is important no matter what the season.   If your New Hampshire home is curr...
Posted 5 days ago
When people find out I'm a Stager, one of the first questions is 'How do you tell the sellers about their home without hurting their feelings?' I think that is one of the reasons Realtors hire a Stager to do a consult. They don't want to tell their client those uncomfortable truths about their ho...
Posted 12 days ago
Staging changed this home from Living Mode to Selling Mode.  The focus changed from the Seller's needs to the Buyer's perspective as they walked through.  Great Room   Kitchen   En suite   Even the Home Office took on a new look. Make sure your home 'talks' to the buyers.            
Posted 25 days ago
When preparing your home for sale you switch from Living Mode to Selling Mode. There are different guidelines for how the house should look. The focus switches from the seller to the buyer.  I tell my clients we are going to walk a fine line between looking like a model home and looking like a ho...
Posted about 1 month ago
So many starter homes are supposed to have a living/dining space plus an eat-in kitchen.  Most of the time these homes are small and it's hard for the buyer to imagine how to use the spaces.  Staging helps you show the buyers how to use these spaces.  This great room does manage to fit both funct...
Posted about 1 month ago
Some days I feel like this Sparrow.  I arrive at a home and inspect it's appeal. Is there enough space? Is there enough storage? Is it as dark as a cave or flooded with natural light?  That's because I am looking at the home with the eyes of a Buyer so that I can help my client  prepare their hom...
Posted about 2 months ago
My job as a Burlington Stager is to give an honest assessment of a home during a consult.  I give an objective view of each part of the home and create a plan of action to help prepare the home for sale. This often requires a delicate balance between truth and tact. .  I have to be truthful about...
Posted about 2 months ago
I did a consult in a small townhouse complex recently.  The clients were empty nesters.  One of the first things I asked them was what age groups their neighbors fit into.  Why? Because I wanted their home to 'speak' to the correct group of buyers.  Staging is about helping buyers see themselves ...
Posted 2 months ago
It's the middle of February. It's Early Spring Market Time! This winter has been particularly cold and snowy. We have all been hibernating and dreaming of Spring.  Believe it or not you need to wake up and get busy now if you intend to go on the market this Spring.  Give yourself time to prepare ...
Posted 2 months ago
No matter what size of home you have the Gem you need to uncover it Space. Buyers need to feel that your home is spacious for that size of home.  Show them the space for living and the space for storing.  That is why there is so much talk about removing Clutter from a home before it goes on the m...
Posted 2 months ago

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Burlington Ont. Accredited Staging Professional
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Home Staging tips and advice offered to help sellers. Working in Burlington Ont. and surrounding areas Janice Ankrett ASP helps sellers prepare their homes for sale. Janice works with real estate agents and owners to help the home sell as quickly as possible for the best possible price.