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2010 

There is a myth out there that Staging your home will cost you a lot of money.   Most of Staging is Sweat Equity. It involves time and effort.     Clean your home. Give it a Spring cleaning because the best scent in a home for a buyer is 'clean'. Clutter is a word used in Staging. Remember, one m...
05/30/2010
As a Stager I see homes of varying ages.        I often have to advise clients on how to make the big ticket items like kitchens more appealing.                      The seller is about to leave and does not want to renovate but the kitchen is showing wear.            Paint can make a big differe...
05/27/2010
Curb appeal is what draws a buyer into your home.           You have 7 to 10 seconds for the buyer to form that great first impression.                      Your home should appeal to the buyer but also reassure them it is well maintained.   So, your home is well maintained with no deferred maint...
05/27/2010
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Your Curb Appeal has drawn the buyer into your home.        The first thing they see will set the tone for their visit.                Make their first impression a good one.                    Ensure that they want to see the rest of the house.                          Put away those shoes. Any ...
05/25/2010
Focal points are what draws your eye. They should be positive. When the buyer arrives at your home the front door should draw their eye. This can be a challenge when the garage is prominent. You need to lead the buyer past the garage to the front door. This can be accomplished by setting out gard...
05/24/2010
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There are many things to consider when preparing your home for sale. One of them is the view. What view? Let's start with the view from the curb: stand on the curb in front of your house and have a look at the curb appeal. does your home look well maintained? is the landscaping fresh? does the fr...
05/24/2010
Staging a home is more than fluffing pillows. Staging a home is about preparing it for sale. It addresses maintenance issues such as roofing, plumbing, paint, landscaping and flooring. Staging looks at traffic flow through the house. This can mean editing furnishings or simply rearranging furnitu...
05/23/2010
   That is one of the Staging phrases I learned during my course. It has proved true so often. Buyers form their opinion about how spacious a room is by looking at your furnishings. They can have trouble seeing past what is there.     In these pictures you have the same basic room. The builder in...
05/21/2010
When you put your home on the market it becomes a commodity. Your home is a product for sale. Like any other product it has to be marketed to the buyers. The goal of a Professional Home Stager is to help you prepare your home for sale. Staging your home helps it stand out against the competition....
05/19/2010
I have an update on Hard Sell! (link to previous post)     Our gay little bachelor was really married!     Turns out he was singing his wife's praises all this time while she sat on the nest.       Today she happily announced the birth of their babies.       Bachelor was very impressed and went i...
05/14/2010
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