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Older homes are a delight to live in. It is impossible to recreate the charm in their newer counterparts. The craftsmanship is incredible and the tall ceilings and inviting yards are very appealing. The challenge and opportunity is to show a prospective buyer how these charming homes can meet the expectations of today's buyers. This home in Glendale, OH was recently staged by the Design To Market team. It is a beautiful home and with the impact of furnishings delivers the message so critical to today's buyer. As you put yourself in the shoes of a prospective buyer which would (5 comments)
This home was staged by Design To Market in July and sold in 3 days! It is a great success and it is real. It also defies the myth that some believe staging is only for high end homes. This home was listed for under $200,000. At all price points a fast sale means lower carrying costs, the opportunity to buy that new dream home you are hoping for, and most importantly a higher sale price. Whether your home is vacant or you live there, staging is CRITICAL. If you are trying to sell quickly and for more money talk to your Realtor (6 comments)
home staging cincinnati: 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)
According To Lawrence Yun a Chief Economist with the National Association of Realtors, "A vacant home listed for sale always applies downward pressure on home prices. The opportunity cost of carrying a vacant home is high." According to the U.S Census Bureau records, we have the highest number of vacants on record since 1956. What does this mean for homesellers as we wrap up 2008 and look with hope to 2009? It means that if you have a vacant home on the market, it is critical that you investigate staging your vacant home. Design To Market Home Staging in Greater Cincinnati has been staging vacant homessince 2004. We have seen (6 comments)
The election has passed and we are all looking optimistically for change. Change in the economy, change in financial markets and most importantly...change in the housing market. What is a seller to do? There are many theories on best times to capture a buyer. Spring, Summer, Fall or even winter: A buyer is a buyer if they need to buy. Corporate transferees, changes in family status, successful sale of a home that has been on the market...all of these are perfect reasons for a buyer to buy. Keeping this in mind it is critical to have a 2 pronged (15 comments)
After months on the market this wonderful loft in Downtown Cincinnati sold within days of staging by Design To Market. As is often the case, the open floor plan and unique features made it difficult to visualize the wonderful livability of this space. Adding warm and inviting furnishings did the trick! 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 please call us at 513-265-0952 or visit our website at www.designtomarketllc.com . (12 comments)
What is the most significant difference between the first and second photos? The first was taken on a Thursday before the house was sold and before staging by Design To Market Home Staging. The second was taken 3 days later after the home was staged and after it sold! Staging works! Call Jo Potvin at Design To Market at 513-265-0952 to learn how staging can help sell your home. 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 please call us at (16 comments)
Before After Before After Before After Design To Market has been staging homes throughout Greater Cincinnati since 2004. For more information about these projects and our other Cincinnati home staging services please call us at 513-265-0952 or visit our website at www.designtomarketllc.com . (12 comments)
Before After Before After 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 please call us at 513-265-0952 or visit our website at www.designtomarketllc.com . (16 comments)
The Cincinnati Business Courier recently featured an article on Cincinnati's top home staging company Design To Market. Click here to read this article and to learn more about home staging in the Greater Cincinnati area. 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 please call us at 513-265-0952 or visit our website at www.designtomarketllc.com .
Design to Market's owner, Jo Potvin, will be featured with Gary Sullivan this Sunday, February 17 at 11:30 AM. Tune in to see the transformation of a Cincinnati area home to experience first hand the impact of home staging. 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 please call us at 513-265-0952 or visit our website at www.designtomarketllc.com . (2 comments)
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 .
home staging cincinnati: Call a bedroom a bedroom! - 01/30/08 09:53 PM
We are often working with empty nesters and individuals that have decided to turn their homes' bedrooms into other more creative spaces. In a home that is owner occupied this can become confusing as the inventory of spaces to match the family of a prospective buyer gets jumbled by other purposes for these spaces. It is often inexpensive to turn a craft room, a second office or even an empty space back into a bedroom. It is important for 2 reasons: If the room borders on small the addition of a bed and a simple nightstand will give definition to the space availability.If (14 comments)
Hearth Room after staging by Design To Market... WHICH WOULD YOU BUY? 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 please call us at 513-265-0952 or visit our website at www.designtomarketllc.com . (26 comments)
What is one of the most alluring spaces in a home on a dreary day in January? Easy answer...the FIREPLACE. Take the time to look at this space though the eyes of a prospective buyer and make it POP! These fireplaces settings were staged by Design To Market home staging in Cincinnati. For more information contact Jo Potvin at 513-265-0952 or visit our website at www.designtomarketllc.com . (26 comments)
home staging cincinnati: Why Stage It Now?: Tales of a Family Room Redo - 01/04/08 02:54 PM
It is an exciting time of year in the real estate world. 2007 is behind us with some good news, some challenging news, and optimism for an improving 2008. Regardless of the competitiveness of the market, one truism never changes: It is essential to put your best foot forward when selling your home. This truism translates into an easy solution. Call a stager...NOW! The picture below is an example of a room before the Cincinnati Home Staging company Design To Market completed an accessories only staging project. As a prospective buyer (or seller) take a quick look at this photo and decide how (17 comments)
A prospective client called Design To Market in crisis mode...they were about to lose the home of their dreams if they could not sell their current home. They were desperate for help creating the right look for the kitchen in their otherwise updated and well maintained home. The asking price was modest but expectations were high in this up and coming neighborhood. 80's dusty blue, damaged vinyl and a dated border were not enticing to the prospective buyer. The needed offer was not materializing. The challenge... TO CREATE A NEW KITCHEN FOR UNDER $2,000! This kitchen as shown above in the early (13 comments)
Design To Market has been staging homes in Cincinnati since 2004. As our clients become more aware of the opportunity to plan their moves to maximize the enjoyment of their new homes while minimizing the expense of staging, we have worked with them to identify selected furnishings they can leave behind to work into the staging design plan. In the living room pictured above, the addition of a coffee table and decorative items to a client's existing furniture delivers the look that drives both showing activity and offers. For more information about our Cincinnati Home Staging services please contact Jo Potvin at 513-265-0952 or (25 comments)
A little furniture goes a long way! It is a wonderful time to take advantage of the serious buyers shopping in the winter months. This vacant home is a perfect example of the impact that professional home staging can have on both the virtual world of Internet marketing and the WOW! factor so critical in selling homes in today's competitive market. For additional information about many other successful Cincinnati Home Staging Projects, Please contact: Jo Potvin Design To Market LLC 513-265-0952. (12 comments)
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)
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