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Advice To New Hampshire Sellers: You Are Not Selling Your Things!! - 01/30/12 08:05 AM
Advice To New Hampshire Sellers: You Are Not Selling Your Things!! Advice from a New Hampshire Home Stager: If you want to sell your house, there is something you should know.... Your things will influence how people perceive the value of your house. How you have decorated and the colors and accessories you have chosen will become a factor as to whether or not you receive an offer. Kathy Streib has written an excellent post on the subject. Although I don't share her confession (I've never been a member of the "if they don't like it, tough" club) I do (5 comments)
I Don't Want To Lose Picnik! Is Picnik Really Going To Shut Down? - 01/21/12 09:48 AM
Have you heard the news? Picnik has announced they are shutting down on April 19, 2012. Picnik gone? Every picture I take is run through Picnik for some sort of edit.....color and brightness adjustment, cropping, rotating, cloning out distracting background, adding text. I use the collage feature for my "before & after" shots and compiling pictures of my grandsons. I am still discovering new ways to use all the fun and creative special effects. It's ease of use makes Picnik an INVALUABLE tool, especially for bloggers. So why are they closing? Is it a publicity stunt...the announcement (88 comments)
New Hampshire Home Staging - Feeling The Love - 01/20/12 08:39 PM
New Hampshire Home Staging - Feeling The Love You've probably heard that once you list your New Hampshire home, it's no longer a "home" but now a "house" for sale....a product. Although it's important to remember that selling a house is marketing a product, it's also important to make sure that your product is emotionally appealing to buyers. Janice Ankrett, professional Home Stager in Canada, suggests feeling the love when it comes to real estate preparation and I totally agree! Via Janice Ankrett Burlington Ontario Accredited Staging Professional (Janice Ankrett Home Staging):
In Staging we talk a lot about de-personalizing a (8 comments)
Think Like a Home Buyer if You Want to Find a Buyer For Your Home - 01/14/12 09:15 AM
Think Like A Home Buyer if You Want To Find a Buyer For Your Home Listing your New Hampshire home? For the best outcome, you need to do your "home work" BEFORE listing. Greg Gillespie is an agent in Jackson, TN and he wrote this great post detailing some important questions you should be answering in preparation of marketing your house for sale. Preparation is key to creating perceived value in the eyes of buyers. Via Greg Gillespie, CRS, CDPE, GRI, RE/MAX Real Estate Broker Jackson TN, 38305 (RE/MAX Realty Source Home for Sale Jackson TN 38305 Madison): Selling your home? Then you (16 comments)
What Will I Find If I Google Your Business Name? - 01/09/12 08:00 AM
What Will I Find If I Google Your Business Name? As many of you know, we have recently listed our house for sale. Shortly after listing, we started receiving solicitations from moving companies....post cards in the mail and phone calls from movers who are looking for our business. I received a call from a very friendly woman asking if I would like a free estimate. She assured me that I would be very impressed with their representative, Dan...."everyone loves Dan!" I agreed to have Dan call me to set up an appointment. I decided to google the moving company before Dan called (145 comments)
Using Home Staging To Define Each Room - 01/05/12 09:22 AM
Using Home Staging To Define Each Room It's very important when preparing your house for sale to clearly define the purpose of each room for potential buyers. Here's a post written by Kathy Strader listing some easy ways to make your house's true potential shine through. When selling, it's best to leave nothing to chance! Via Kathy Strader, ASP (Memorial Staged Homes): Is Your House Really That Special? Penny Hull of Raleigh NC recently posted a blog referencing AIA survey results featuring special function rooms that are increasing in popularity. As I read this information, it struck me how very important (10 comments)
Scarves aren't just for Winter and they aren't only for keeping warm....they are a wardrobe staple, worn all year long. Men, women, old and young, use scarves to add a splash of color and personality. I enjoy scarves too, but like many people...don't know a whole lot about different ways to wear them. I had no idea that there are twenty five different ways to wear a scarf, not until a friend shared a great video on facebook. The video is more than a tutorial... it's (29 comments)
Author Bio: Sharon Tara is a professional Home Stager serving the greater Seacoast New Hampshire area. Sharon specializes in owner-occupied home staging consults to help sellers prepare and present their home for sale.
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