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2007 

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Are you a truly talented Home Stager? Can you stage a house using ONLY what the seller owns? Regardless of what type of items? Anyone with an eye for color and scale can stage a vacant house. Brand new rented furniture and props are easy and fun to put together. However, what if the call came tha...
04/21/2007
Home Staging is a complex industry, we don't just bring in a few pillows and a plant and move a couch and call it "STAGED". As well, we don't decorate. Staging requires real talent, as we are not decorating, we are marketing a product for sale. So "stagers" that spend ...
04/21/2007
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Need new props? Maybe the ones you have are getting tired, but only because you are tired of them! They could still have lots of life left in them for someone else to use....try organizing a local area stager prop swap event. Meet at someone's house or even in a parking lot on a sunny day! It...
04/17/2007
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Textures are great for staging, as I learned. I spent so much time buying similair types of textures because it was what I knew and frankly it was faster to just "run in and get it" when I was busy and running off my feet. However the look was becoming very cookie cutter and as I wrote ...
04/17/2007
Staging requires personality...not just being neutral and cookie cutter. We are selling a product for sale and attempting to achieve the highest price possible for our client, so the look should never be mundane. Experiment with new concepts and ideas, surf the net for ideas, read magazines and t...
04/17/2007
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Over the last 11 years I have seen the market ride out slow times and then nearly fall apart with the intense increase in multiple offers and the huge supply demand issue. We had such a lack of properties and that the prices were driven to unheard of numbers, back about 8 years ago,when I was a R...
04/14/2007
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The general overview of staging has been to NEUTRALIZE!! Yes this is mostly true, however there are exceptions to that rule and I like to break those rules when using "lifestyle selling" elements. Some times a kitchen can have  a feature color, or a master bedroom can benefit from somet...
04/13/2007
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Staging is a very large and growing industry and hiring a trained Home Stager is the best option if you want to truly maximize your dollars. It is getting bigger each day and with the amount of Staging TV shows out there, most people think they can stage themselves...but Sellers often get stuck o...
04/13/2007
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Homeowners are cashing in on Home Staging, but many make the mistake of only going a s far as de-cluttering. They miss the mark and lose equity because only getting a house decluttered makes it look like it was vacated quickly and causes the buyer to think that it's a distress sale. Declutter...
04/13/2007
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Make sure that your entry is appealing...clean the exterior first with a pressure washer, and get the windows professionally cleaned. Sweep away all the leaves and dirt build up, remove garbage and any items that are smaller than a soccer ball. We don't need to clutter your steps with little ...
04/13/2007
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Jill Gargus

CID - Specialists in Vacant Property Staging
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