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Back to School! - 07/31/07 06:37 PM
Back in the uh-um* years the start of August was back to school thinking and it probably is still today. But back in the uh-um* years, back to school preparation meant checking out all the cool new text books, shopping for 1 new outfit (not a whole wardrobe, bookbag on wheels, cell phone and ipod) and getting a practice walk to school or the bus stop (for timing purposes) with my ''great" mom. I think TODAY they just time the drive. Today, in my neighborhood the Parents drive the kids to school or the less fortunate just get a drive up (23 comments)
Home Staging; Avoid a Groundhog Day Experience - 07/28/07 08:17 PM
Home Staging; Avoid a Groundhog Day Experience Remember the movie, Groundhog Day, with Bill Murray? In 2006, Groundhog Day was added to the United States National Film Registry as being deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant." Having your house on the market is the same as living in the real estate version of this classic flick. Everyday you must wake up and make the beds, wipe down all the counters, clear any dishes, sparkle up the faucets, hide the bath towels, tuck away any pending laundry, tidy up the toys, make the floors shimmer, and, well, you know the drill. The list goes (3 comments)
Remember the movie, Groundhog Day, with Bill Murray? In 2006, Groundhog Day was added to the United States National Film Registry as being deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant." Having your house on the market is the same as living in the real estate version of this classic flick. Everyday you must wake up and make the beds, wipe down all the counters, clear any dishes, sparkle up the faucets, hide the bath towels, tuck away any pending laundry, tidy up the toys, make the floors shimmer, and, well, you know the drill. The list goes on and on, because today may be (1 comments)
House Hunting? Are you skeptical of a staged home? - 07/19/07 02:21 PM
Home buyers look at multiple homes when surfing the market. Generally they look on the Internet first in the comfort of their home or Realtor's® office, then they head out for an excursion tour guided by their Realtor® hoping to find the family solution that fulfills their dreams for daily living. Sometimes buyers, some Realtors as well, feel that if a home is staged, the sellers are trying to "fool" the lookers; trying to cover up something, or they are trying to trick the buyers into thinking the home is larger than it is. Home Staging is actually just the opposite! The purpose (13 comments)
Avoid Displaying Your Home Office in the Master Suite - 07/19/07 12:47 PM
Even setting up a small personal office in the master bedroom suite dilutes the mood of privacy and relaxation. BEFORE -- AFTER -- In this Atlanta area home, staging simply required rearranging the location of the desk, depersonalizing the space, and adding a seating arrangement. Now a potential buyer can appreciate the benefit this space brings to the master suite. This bay window nook took on a tranquil feeling and displays a sense of privacy for reading and personal time. Small tapestries above the windows were used to show off the height of the ceilings and add a splash of color. For more tips (8 comments)
Home Stager Highlights - 07/14/07 10:06 PM
When I was a kid I LOVED Highlights, the magazine. I would fight my little sister for the Hidden Pictures page. Then, when I had my own kids, I got to LOVE Highlights magazine, again! Yes . . . I am ashamed to say, I fought my kids, as well, for the Hidden Pictures page! I now can't wait for grandchildren so that the subscription will be renewed and I once again will have access to the Hidden Pictures page. (Oh, please, don't let me hurt a grandchild) Recently I found Highlights on line! Wow! Highlights Magazine has downloadable Hidden Picture Pages! That's (6 comments)
Home Staging for the Average Joe - 07/13/07 01:42 PM
Everybody knows the average Joe. Although the average Joe varies from region to region across the country, you can bet you know him where you live. Most of us are friends with, and do business with, the average Joe. In fact, most of us ARE the average Joe. The average Joe in the state of Georgia lives in a $235,000 home. The average Joe in Georgia moves every 7 years. The average Joe lists his home with a Realtor when it's time to market his home. The average Joe sifts and sorts through pictures of available homes on the Internet when wanting to (11 comments)
I am excited about this. I, or I should say, Peachtree Home Staging LLC, just got it's approved membership to the Metropolitan Atlanta Better Business Bureau. We were also approved for BBB on line for the web site http://www.PeachtreeHomeStaging.com/ With home staging being an unregulated field, I consider this to be very positive asset for my business.I won't bore you with all my company background info that's in the Press Release; but here is some of it that I want to share on AR ____________________________________________________________________ -- Peachtree Home Staging, LLC is pleased to announce the company's membership appointment to the Metropolitan Atlanta (26 comments)
Peachtree Home Staging, Atlanta, GA – What Should You Expect - 07/11/07 10:49 AM
Peachtree Home Staging -- Atlanta, GeorgiaHome staging, sometimes called home fluffing, home enhancement or home redesigning is the art of decorating a home to appeal to the most potential buyers. Peachtree Home Staging will bring out your house?s best features, downplay the negatives and create an inviting atmosphere. The result of Peachtree Home Staging is reduced market time, and realizing top dollar for your property. Peachtree Home Staging?s process always begins with a thorough consultation that examines the interior and exterior of your home. During the consultation expect rooms to be transformed and to receive recommendations to showcase your home?s space (0 comments)
Picture This for Showings! - 07/03/07 04:31 PM
The Internet has changed everything regarding Real Estate Marketing Today, Class, we are going to explore:
Lesson 1: No posted pictures = a no show Illustration -- (Yeah, right . . . whatever . . .)
Lesson 2: Unappealing pictures = very few showings Illustration --
Lesson 3: Providing inaccurate pictures = angry showings Illustration -- Illegal marketing wallpaper use (although this is the best use for wallpaper that I have seen)
Lesson 4: Average pictures = average showings Illustration --
Lesson 5: Staged Home Pictures = S O L D before (41 comments)
Realtors and Stagers . . . Do we have to sleep in the Guest Room? - 07/02/07 06:41 PM
Home Sellers - Taking Responsibility for Less Stress and More Profit! Selling a home in today's market is considered stressful by many. Most all life changing events are. The stress of selling your home becomes quite manageable when you understand key factors regarding your home sale. Some of these are in your power of control, some are not. Treat yourself to less stress and have a profitable and pleasurable home selling experience by accepting your responsibilities and taking action of those things you can control: The condition and market appeal of your home -- Hire a professional home stager to evaluate your property's (8 comments)
Home Sellers - Taking Responsibility for Less Stress and More Profit! - 07/02/07 06:07 PM
Selling a home in today's market is considered stressful by many. Most all life changing events are. The stress of selling your home becomes quite manageable when you understand key factors regarding your home sale. Some of these are in your power of control, some are not. Treat yourself to less stress and have a profitable and pleasurable home selling experience by accepting your responsibilities and taking action of those things you can control: The condition and market appeal of your home -- Hire a professional home stager to evaluate your property's condition and market appeal. A home staging consultation is easy (0 comments)
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