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cincinnati home stager: Forgotten a Password Lately...Read This - 04/16/12 08:13 PM
I was in a technology tips sharing meeting today and was told about a fantastic tool. If you are currently carrying around a notebook with passwords that you have recorded (not a good idea!) or if you are like me and have to get your passwords reset on a regular basis then read on. RoboForm is a great tool that will store websites you visit that require log ins and will automate the sign in process. Many in the group had been using this tool for years and strongly endorsed it as a great alternative to trying to remember. Please (7 comments)
As Cincinnati Home Stagers we regularly see TV's, computers, old streos, and other electronic equipment that needs to be disposed of. The challenge is that it is not always easy to get rid of these items. Tomorrow, October 15th Hamilton County is offering an easy way to responsibly dispose of these items. 2011 Computer and TV Recycling EventUntitled document Hamilton County, Ohio Residents Only May 2 through October 31, 2011 Monday - Friday, 9 am - 4 pmAlso open Saturday, October 15, 9 am - 2 pm Drop-Off Location: 11085 Kenwood RoadBlue Ash, Ohio 45242 Items accepted at no charge: (2 comments)
As we completed a home staging consultation in the Cincinnati suburd of Hyde Park yesterday, I noticed some great steps that the homweonwetr had taken to begin to prepare their home for the real estate market. I can't take credit for these ideas but I can share them. Many older homes in Cincinnati have wooden steps that are do not have risers and can be fairly steep. The added challenge is that many of these homes have laundry in the lower level and can make these steps appear to be a safety hazard. We felt this homeowner had taken an (5 comments)
Look at the images on the left...the "before shots" and look at the "afters" on the right. Compare the 3 homes. What do these properties have in common? What is different? In common: These Cincinnati homes were staged by Design To Market These Cincinnati homes were not ready to put on the market before they were staged by Design To Market All three of these homes were listed within the last 2 months All three of these homes sold within 3 weeks of staging Differences: These homes ranged in price from $68,000 to $450,000 These homes were (13 comments)
cincinnati home stager: Cincinnati Staged Home Sells in 6 Days! - 08/22/11 08:25 AM
This beautiful home was staged by Design To Market on August 8th and was under contract in 6 days! Design To Market's stagers are staging homes in Cincinnati on a daily basis. We are staging Cincinnati's vacant homes. We are staging Cincinnati's investor properties. We are staging Cincinnati model homes We are coordinating Cincinnati contractors to stage all kinds of homes. And in the case of this home, we are staging Cincinnati owner occupied homes. How do you stage an owner occupied home? What is a partial home staging? The MOST important goal in this type of project is that it looks GREAT and that it doesn't (5 comments)
Cincinnati's Columbia Tusculum neighborhood will be host to a new and exciring home show June 17-19 and June 24-26. The new event is called Greenarama and Design To Market is proud to announce that we have been selected to stage one of the incredible homes that will be on the tour. The home we are staging is located at 428 Strafer Cincinnati, OH 45226. To purchase tickets visit the Greenarama Website .
Design To Market has been staging homes in Greater Cincinnati since 2004. Visit our website at www.designtomarketllc.com or call us at 513-265-0952 for more information about our (4 comments)
If you work in real estate you probably drive...ALOT! These gas prices are terrible and getting worse. I learned about a mobile app today that I am really excited about. It is called GasBuddy.com and it is a free app (at least on my Droid.) It identifies your location with the GPS on your phone and tells you the cheapest nearby location to purchase gas. I used it today and found a spot that was $.10 cheaper than my normal gas station. I am always looking for other ways to save...PLEASE SHARE!!!!!
Changes that made the difference: Remove wallpaper - It's tough to create broad interest in a room with wallpaper. Wallpaper can be a turn off to buyers with different taste. Remove window treatments - It's safest to stick with neutrals. In bedrooms pleated shades are safe. In rooms where privacy is not an issue just take them down. (15 comments)
cincinnati home stager: Design To Market 3 Cincinnati Staged Homes Sell in under 30 Days - 07/07/09 11:17 PM
3 quotes-3 Cincinnati Home Sellers-3 Months! All of these homes have sold in the last 90 days. The common thread was a fear that the current market would prevent them from selling their homes and that they decided to take control. All three clients worked hard to put their best foot forward and sold in less than 30 days after staging with Design to Market Home Staging. Read their stories! Client #1 My house was for sale for 2 years and after Design to Market added their decorating touch it sold in just 30 days! They incorporated some of my (4 comments)
I think I am becoming a tree hugger! I have worked diligently over the last 6 months to minimize the number of catalogs that come into my home. It has become a game for me to see how effective my campaign is as we fall into the holiday season and the storm of catalogs that usually begin appearing in early November. I have attempted to stem the tide by using Catalog Choice and I have also resorted to sitting with my latest stack and calling the customer service lines of these same companies. The reality of all of this is that a (8 comments)
My daughter and I sat yesterday evening staring with rapt attention at the photo of the African child we were soon to sponsor. The plight of children in poor third world countries has been a big topic in our extended family over the past 2 years as my sister and her husband have gone though the rigors of an international adoption and look ahead with joy to the time that they will receive their new Ethiopian baby girl. My thirteen year old has been profoundly affected by their experience and in her teenager way has set out to make the world a better place. She (13 comments)
cincinnati home stager: Home Staging Cincinnati: Furniture Makes All The Difference! - 08/07/08 09:58 PM
Home staging in Cincinnati continues to grow as more and more home-sellers experience the power of a well presented home. These before and after pictures of a home staged by the Design To Market design team are another example of the impact this investment can make when selling a home. This home had been on the market for months with showings and no offers. The sellers investment in staging generated a sale in under 4 weeks!
Design To Market has been staging homes in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky since 2004. For more information about this project and our other Cincinnati (14 comments)
cincinnati home stager: Wallpaper: To Remove Or Not To Remove - 06/08/08 07:54 PM
As professional stagers we are often asked by homesellers to assist in deciding the advisibility of removing wallpaper. It is not inexpensive to remove wallpaper. However, if the goal of homestaging is to assist in making a listing appeal to the broadest number of prospective buyers then how can we skip this critical step? Take a look at the following projects staged by Design To Market and see what you think.
Design To Market has been staging homes throughout Greater Cincinnati since 2004. For more information about this project and our other Cincinnati home staging services (17 comments)
cincinnati home stager: Hearth Rooms Revisited: Check out these before and after shots - 02/01/08 09:18 PM
Hearth rooms represent a pivotal space in a home. They are the heart of the home and when well staged can be most effective in creating the WOW! factor that helps a prospective buyer envision themselves living in the home. The following before and after shots provide examples of the impact of staging these enticing spaces:
These rooms were staged by Design To Market home staging in Cincinnati. For more information about our home staging in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky contact Jo Potvin at 513-265-0952 or visit our website at www.designtomarketllc.com .
For those that missed Part 1 of the Warehouse series, please click here to take the initial tour. In this new entry, we will share additional shots of the Design To Market Warehouse. The photo above is a racking system that enables us to use vertical space while maintaining visibility of the furniture and ease of access for our moving team.
Hanging bars enable us to store bedding for maximum visibility, ease of sorting, and little to no wrinkling.
100's of artwork options are displayed while hung on chain link allowing the Design To Market design team (41 comments)
We at Design To Market LLC have been staging homes in Greater Cincinnati since 2004. We are asked repeatedly where we keep our inventory and how we manage to stay on top of the demands of managing these items. The answer to this question has been an evolving response that started with a crowded basement and a 10 x 10 storage unit. Today we are the proud owners of a "well-oiled" 4,000 square foot warehouse that serves as command central for the projects that we implement on a daily basis. Our ability to respond to the (50 comments)
cincinnati home stager: Before and Afters in a Web Based World - 10/11/07 07:56 PM
How many times in today's competitive real estate market does a beautiful property get hits on the web but few actual showings? It is increasingly important in our hustle bustle world to tell a compelling story on the web...just to get prospective buyers to schedule a showing. Put yourself in the shoes of a buyer and decide which photo would cause you to schedule a visit... OR.......................
The reality is that if they don't see it they don't buy it! Call Design To Market Home Staging Cincinnati and learn how we can help you to transform your home. Click on the link to see more examples of (27 comments)
You could ask..."what did you do to that kitchen?" The answer would be no we didn't put in new cabinets, we didn't put in new counter-tops, we didn't even hang new artwork...The amazing answer is that we picked (with a stagers eye to colors that work) an engaging new wall color to make a kitchen Pop! For the price of a few gallons of paint and a homeowners hard work this somewhat dated kitchen has the interest and warmth to engage any buyer. This home in an attractive suburb of Cincinnati was staged by Design To Market. For (27 comments)
Housetrends magazine has recently released an article about Cincinnati based Design To Market LLC and home staging. Click here to see a slide show of images in the article. Click here to view the article.
For more information on home staging services in Cincinnati, Contact Jo Potvin at Design To Market LLC 513-265-0952 or visit our website at www.designtomarketllc.com . (14 comments)
The following quote tells the story! Jo, My house has been on the market for a year with no offers. Since I had moved before listing it, there was no furniture when we had the showings. My realtor suggested I stage it and contacted your company to do the work. I agreed with your suggestions to give it "eye appeal". The furnishings were lovely and just enough to show perspective buyers how beautiful the house is when decorated. In just 3 weeks the house sold! Without your services I would probably still be waiting for an offer. EYE (7 comments)
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