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2008 

When Staging existing homes, I am constantly looking for inexpensive techniques that I can recommend so sellers can make upgrades and improvements to their homes. One of my biggest pet peeves is dark grout lines with light colored tilework, especially in an entryway. Dark grout lines really break...
04/29/2008
When Staging existing homes, I am constantly looking for inexpensive techniques that I can recommend so sellers can make upgrades and improvements to their homes. One of my biggest pet peeves is dark grout lines with light colored tilework, especially in an entryway. Dark grout lines really break...
04/29/2008
When Staging existing homes, I am constantly looking for inexpensive techniques that I can recommend so sellers can make upgrades and improvements to their homes. One of my biggest pet peeves is dark grout lines with light colored tilework, especially in an entryway. Dark grout lines really break...
04/29/2008
Okay, so I am a professional Home Stager and NOT a financial wiz :-)  However, I learned something very interesting last week at a presentation that is ANOTHER striking financial reason to price right and stage a home before it's listed on the market.  I do not have all of the technical terms dow...
04/27/2008
Inevitably when Staging existing homes  I run into several that have been updated at least half-way.  At least MOST of the wallpaper has been removed and replaced with paint, at least MOST of the flooring has been upgraded, at least MOST of the lighting has been replaced with more fashionable opt...
04/26/2008
How closely to you supervise your furniture movers while they are moving things into or out of a vacant Staging job? I usually watch my guys fairly closely, but not like a hawk. I use two vendors; one team is very careful, usually wraps moving blankets around doorways, cover wood floors before as...
04/25/2008
In the last three weeks I have received three hand-written thank you notes from clients - one from an agent pleased with the Staging work I have done for several of her clients, one from a builder-owner happy with the results of a vacant staging just installed, and another from a regular agent cl...
04/23/2008
Even though smoking is no where near as "chic" as it used to be, there are still some die hard smokers who eventually decide to sell their home.  Their addiction to smoking then becomes an agent's problem as homes with lingering cigarette odors are much harder to sell than clean smelling listings...
04/22/2008
I wouldn't believe it if I hadn't seen it with my own eyes!  A few weeks ago I was at a client's house beginning our Staging walkthrough. I had mentioned that the wordwork was pretty beat up in the floor trim and around the doors. The seller stopped me to excitedly explain that she had found the ...
04/20/2008
Okay, so I am a professional Home Stager and NOT a financial wiz :-)  However, I learned something very interesting this week at a presentation that is ANOTHER striking financial reason to stage a home before it's listed on the market.  I do not have all of the technical terms down but I will do ...
04/18/2008
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