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Regardless of whether you call it home staging or home fluffing; the goal is the same – to get your home sold quickly and for top dollar. There is an abundance of articles and information which will tell you how to go about staging your home. These articles however, while they tell you the basics of what to do to get your home ready for sale, they don’t say how to do it. Told to de-clutter and neutralize, sellers often scratch their heads and wonder what should get packed away, how much is too much and what are neutral colors to decorate with which (10 comments)
diy staging: I'm Just Going to List my Kitchener Home and See How it Goes ... - 09/27/10 09:47 PM
As a professional home stager, I can't count how many times I have heard this statement from home owners and realtors alike. They want to try to avoid investing in staging and they think if they have de-cluttered a little, set the table and mowed the lawn .. voila! They are good to go. Well sometimes that kind of gambling pays off, but most homes need a professional to go through them before they are listed for sale just so that the sellers can get a clear, concise list of things which should be done before buyers show up. The cost (17 comments)
I was driving in the car today and listening to the radio when an ad came on for How Realtors Help homeowners sell their homes. I understand and agree that Realtors are excellent guides for the home selling process. They deal with people and situations that homeowners shouldn’t have to and they provide essential information which is crucial when it comes to getting the most money for your biggest asset – your home.
What I didn’t agree with and continue to have issues with is how these ads claim Realtors can help homeowners stage their homes. Professional stagers don't (8 comments)
diy staging: Kitchener-Waterloo Home Staging Party Gets Results! - 05/11/10 09:58 AM
A few weeks ago, I did a consultation for an older couple who wanted to list their home fast but were overwhelmed by the sheer amount of work it would take to get their home into prime selling condition. I spent over two hours making suggestions and recommendations but it came down to defining room functions and editing out a lot of the furniture and pictures in every room. When I spoke to the realtor, she was hopeful that they would implement my recommendations because she was concerned that because of the area the house was in and the condition of (16 comments)
diy staging: Why you should NOT stage your own house - 03/29/10 02:14 PM
Recently, I read a magazine article which profiled the wedding day of a particular couple and one part of their story really struck a chord with me. The bride was determined that they would spend as little money on their wedding day as possible. She got the bright idea that she would do her own hair for the wedding - from colour & highlights to cut and style. Nevermind that she'd never done it before, she'd always gone to a hairdresser and she had absolutely no idea where to start. She plunged ahead, dollar signs that she was saving in her (19 comments)
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