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HomeGoods Post #5 - Creating an Oasis in your home - 03/24/08 07:48 PM
Hi all, Happy Monday. Make sure to stop by my HomeGoods blog this week. My latest post is about creating an oasis in your home. I am excited to hear what room in your home inspires you the most. Click here to take a peek. KH (6 comments)
How to avoid a common Home Staging crisis- my HomeGoods blog 4 - 03/22/08 08:52 AM
Does your home suffer from bookcase abandonment? As a home staging professional I often encounter a common design dilemma- Bookcases that have been crammed with massive amounts of unused items! I am especially shocked when I see home sellers with gorgeous custom built-ins overflowing with their sophomore year English class paperbacks, children's art creations, tennis ball cans, and cd-collections as if they were the highlight of their living room. Let me make one thing clear- bookcases are a great storage solution for an office or library but if the bookcase in question is a focal point of a room, or a (8 comments)
My HomeGoods Blog 3: Have you discovered the hidden "rooms" your home offers? - 03/19/08 03:05 PM
As a home staging professional one of the things I help home sellers with is making sure that each space in their home has a defined purpose and that their resale homes are competitive with newer construction homes that offer spaces that have special uses such as "the home work room," "the craft room", "the yoga studio", "the garden room" and so on. What I discover when I help home sellers is that a lot of times they already have these spaces in their homes but they just have not discovered them yet. An extra closet in a guest room can be (2 comments)
Need Instant Art? Read my HomeGoods blog number 2 - 03/16/08 08:48 AM
As a home staging professional I find that my resale clients are concerned that their older homes do not have the same look as the newly decorated model homes on the market today. Often times they have not gotten around to decorating or furnishing their home and now that it is time to sell it needs to look more complete to be competitive with other homes on the market. One thing clients always seem to need is artwork. I have discovered that almost every home has a hidden stash of artwork if you only know where to look. Interested in finding out where I (15 comments)
HomeGoods recognizes the Home Staging Industry on their Openhouse Blog Featuring Kate Hart of Select Home Stagers - 03/14/08 02:10 AM
It with great honor that I announce that I have been asked to be a featured writer for HomeGoods' online blog Openhouse this month. I am excited about the opportunity to share my home staging and design advice with home sellers and consumers. I am also honored to represent our industry in general and that HomeGoods recognizes that home staging professionals use their products to help home sellers market and showcase their homes. I invite you to visit my guest blog and comment on my posts- I hope that your feedback will show HomeGoods that home staging professionals are excited about (44 comments)
Home Staging on the News- Tune in TODAY at 5:00 p.m - 03/06/08 11:40 AM
If you are a Philadelphia area home seller and you are looking for ways to get top dollar for your home then tune in today to the 5:00 news on channel FOX 29 to learn more about home staging. We had the pleasure of meeting with reporter Michelle Williams today at one of our client's homes to give her some quick and easy tips to make resale homes more show-able. Cleanliness, clutter control, the condition of your home, and making your home more competitive with new construction homes were all issues we discussed with our home seller. If you are not able to catch the (17 comments)
Home Staging Clients Switch Houses! Well Sort of... - 03/04/08 08:02 AM
I have gotten a few emails and comments asking why my new blog is called Home Staged By Owner. Some people are confused that I am teaching home sellers how to stage or that I am not doing the actual staging for their homes. The goal of my new blog is to talk to consumers or home sellers about home staging in simple terms so they can better understand how a Select Home Stager can help them market and prepare a home for sale. I also want to give home sellers some easy tips and suggestions of things they can do to make their homes more (7 comments)
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