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In my last blog, “Propping Up” Open Houses, someone mentioned their recent purchase of a P-Touch label maker.I must confess, I have been in love with my P-Touch since I bought it over 3 years ago. It cost only $40, but has been far more valuable than that to me.I use it for absolutely everything ...
Open HousesWhen I stage for an Open House I charge a flat fee to go in and add those extra touches that really close a sale. By limiting the use of your props, you will prolong their life and protect your investment.The fee includes the cost of:1) Using the goods for the Open House2) My time to s...
I have started building a “prop” library but I’m starting off smaller with a more cost-effective solution. I decided to begin with purchasing accessories to help add personality to rooms without homeowners incurring additional costs.Smaller items such as dinnerware, glasses and placemats are grea...
When selling a home, remember that a master bedroom should convey the feeling of relaxation, peace and a get-away for prospective buyers.Simple steps such as removing children’s artwork and toys, finding a new home for laundry and ironing, and giving it a fresh coat of paint, can go a long way fo...
We all know that getting our names out there is crucial to building a business, but it can be particularly difficult when dealing with a relatively new industry. While home staging has been popular in some areas of the U.S. and Canada, it can still be a new concept in other locations. What that m...

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