Color me Staged!

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Home Stager with Decorate To Sell - Merrimack Valley Real Estate Staging

Color is amazng.  In real estate especially!  Statistics tell us that yellow houses sell faster than other houses!    

  • Are you prepared to discuss color with your homeowners and Realtors?
  • What do you say when Realtors ask you about color?
  • Do you have color chips available for their selection?
  • Do you dismiss any questions regarding color?
  • Is color the differentiator for the house you are currently staging?
  • Is color a business differentiator for you and your Staging business?
  • Have you added color consultations to your staging business yet?

 Real estate - the business that is dominated by statistics, interest rates, cma's, credit scores, multi-million dollar producers!  But what sells the house?  Emotion!

And color gets those emotions moving at breakneck speed!  The buyer falls in love!  In a business filled with statistics and banking and mortgage - emotion sells the house!

And, of course, if 2 yellow houses are for sale on the same street, the yellow house that is Staged will sell the fastest!  Color me Staged!

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Margaret Innis
Owner & Principal of Decorate To Sell, LLC
Why be "For Sale" when you can be "Sold!"™
Visit our website www.DecToSell.com

 

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Laura Cerrano
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I totally agree with you on Color, Margaret. It can make a home look inviting and warm or cold and unfeeling.  Color has alot of impact, inside and out. Thanks for sharing that!
Mar 26, 2007 07:44 AM #1
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Joanna Bonicker
First Impressions by Joanna: Home Staging, Redesign, & Decor - Baltimore, MD
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Great advice, thanks!  I also wanted to add that the color yellow is the color our eyes see first.....it grabs your attention.  but be careful in the shade of yellow being used!!!!

 

For curb appeal- if painting the exterior of a house yellow is out of the question, have plenty of yellow flowers to grab attention:)

 

 

Apr 01, 2007 11:06 AM #2
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Angel Walker
Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners - Johns Creek, GA
Margaret, do you have any favorite shades of yellow?
Apr 01, 2007 11:39 AM #3
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Phyllis Pafumi
ReStyled to Sell Home Staging New Jersey - Old Bridge, NJ
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for a great shade of yellow try Benjamin Moore's Antique Lace...I love it and use it just about all the time. It is creamy, soft and RICH looking

Phyllis Pafumi

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Cindy Richter
Interior Motiv Home Staging - Flower Mound, TX
IRIS Dallas, TX Home Stager

Thanks for the post.  I didn't know that about the color yellow.  I think I'll use it next week at my staging. 

May 19, 2007 04:51 PM #5
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