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    Home stagers know that 63% of buyers will pay more for a home that is ready to move into at closing, and they advise their clients accordingly. If it’s that important to considerably more than half of the people looking for a home, sellers need to know what it means to make their homes “move-...
06/09/2010
    Real estate professionals know that it is not a good thing to have a vacant home on the market. The vast majority of buyers will choose a furnished home over an empty one, and one study found that 64% of expired listings are vacant. Home sellers’ finances can be severely stressed by the cost ...
05/23/2010
Are you a frugal home seller, wondering whether home staging a good investment? We know a couple that thinks it is! They invested less than 1/2% of their home’s listing price to have Gloria Home Staging prepare their home for sale, and 8 days later, they had an offer. An investment is defined as ...
02/23/2010
On the weekend of January 15-17, Gloria Home Staging had the opportunity to stage the Monty Anderson Construction Group's display home at the Orlando Spring Home & Garden Show. They began building the home right there in the Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday morning. By the tim...
01/20/2010
That’s right! Gloria Home Staging has been asked by the Monty Anderson Construction Group to stage their display home for the Orlando Spring Home & Garden Show. They will be building a small home right there in the Orange County Convention Center, and we will be dressing it up! The Orlando Sp...
01/13/2010
One of the very most important reasons to stage a home is to create a good first impression. Buyers will have an immediate reaction to any home -- well within the first 60 seconds, they will have formed either a positive or negative opinion of the home. They will spend the rest of their time in t...
12/07/2009
If only the home seller had had a home stager in for a consultation... This morning on NPR’s Morning Edition, host Steve Inskeep told of a Realtor and buyer in Louisiana that discovered a pile of human bones in the basement of a home they were looking at. Apparently, the bones may have come from ...
11/25/2009
Picture an occupied home -- comfortably furnished, nicely decorated. How would having it staged help it sell? Is it worth the expense? Here are five reasons for sellers of occupied homes to consider a professional home staging consultation: #1 –Getting a home ready to sell can be overwhelming to ...
11/23/2009
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