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Often times when I am asked to give an estimate on a vacant home I give clients recommendations beyond what rooms to stage and what furniture to rent. If the home decor is too personal I will often tell the client to repaint a room, remove wallpaper or replace outdated carpet in certain rooms. I am not paid for this advice but I realize that simply adding furniture will not transform the space into something less personal. What can you do then as a stager when a client's home is overly personal or due to time and/or budget constraints they simply cannot get (16 comments)
home staging chester county pa: Home Staging 101: Too Little Clutter? - 06/17/07 03:15 PM
Have you ever entered a home that did not have ENOUGH clutter? Recently our team worked with a client in Berwyn Chester County PA that had purchased a new home and decided less than a year later to relocate. The home was stunning and had every upgrade imaginable- the problem, however, was that it somehow felt hollow or empty. It was not completely vacant but it did not have a personality about it that buyers would remember. This was a quick fix for us- we brought in some furniture and accessories to give it a memorable quality. Usually less is more but (7 comments)
home staging chester county pa: New Fine Living Network Show to Feature Staged Home in Downingtown PA - 04/08/07 09:10 AM
Last week our team shot the before episode for a new television show that will air in the Fall for the Fine Living Network. The house was located in Downingtown in Chester County PA. It was a great experience- the producers, the director and the crew were wonderful to work with and the family that we selected were a dream- they completely understand the need to get their home ready for sale and were willing to do the work it takes to make the best first impression. Below are some shots from the filming and some before shots of the areas (10 comments)
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