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Cole House Design recently staged a Brampton Ontario home.  It sold in 6 days for 99% of the asking price.  Hooray!  Another example that staging works!! Cole House Design was called by this Brampton homeowner as he wanted his home staged before listing.  He and his wife were retirees living in a...
Cole House Design just read an interesting article, written by Gordon Powers for MSN Money.  It discusses the changes which will be voted on next month regarding the Multiple Listings Service (MLS).  If the proposals pass, homeowners may have future access to the website to post their own listing...
As a follow-up to our blog yesterday (Cole House Design Stages Million Dollar Mississauga Penthouse), I thought I would share more before and after photos of the three bedroom penthouse from Mississauga Ontario.  The property sold for approximately $1.3 million with 15 other listings in the same ...
Cole House Design staged an impressive grand penthouse condominium in the latter part of 2009.  The condo is located in the trendy Square One area of Mississauga Ontario.  It recently sold for approximately $1.3 million with 15 other condos in the same area still on the market. The condo had been...
Cole House Design has recently attended a few fall open houses in the Halton region, and I was surprised at what we found.  Although many of the homes had wonderful interiors, the outside of the houses had been neglected and or forgotten about.  Although Mother Nature can sometimes throw us all a...
Cole House Design was called by a Halton homeowner recently, to assess what could be done to help her plain-jane taupe coloured powder room.  Living in a smaller sized house, she had little storage space on the main floor, and was hoping to remedy that by redesigning the bathroom.  The pedestal s...
Cole House Design was called to this Muskoka cottage in Gravenhurst, Ontario this past summer.  After the homeowner had already reduced the price by $150,000...he was unsure as to why the home just wasn't selling.  After a full home staging consultation (inside and out) by Cole House Design, the ...
Cole House Design was hired this summer by a client in Mississauga Ontario who needed some redesign assistance in her home.  One of the areas we tackled was a linen closet in the upstairs hallway, which needed to be completely reorganized.  The homeowner also wanted the dirty clothes hamper, whic...
Cole House Design, a home staging firm located in Georgetown Ontario completed this staging transformation recently.  The home had been a former Georgetown builder's model home in the 1980's and had been decorated in some wild colours like violet and aqua.  The homeowners had recently re-painted ...
Cole House Design is now offering home staging services in the Muskoka region of Ontario.  We will serve the communities of Gravenhurst, Bracebridge, Bala, Port Carling, and surrounding areas. After providing staging recommendations on two cottages last year, and redesigning a waterfront rental p...

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