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home stagers reno: Staging your outdoor spaces - 05/05/09 01:16 PM
Ideas for outdoor living space With spring lurking in a few months this is a great time to start thinking and purchasing items for your outdoor living space. In Nevada because of our beautiful warm weather our outdoor areas are seen as an extension or another room to our home. The possibilities are endless when it comes to outdoor spaces. It can be another eating area, lively gathering place, calm refuge or a place for our children to play all without leaving your backyard. Choose a theme that reminds you of a favorite setting or vacation destination. Then get started on (1 comments)
home stagers reno: Who pays for Staging- Realtor or Homeowner - 09/26/08 08:35 AM
So after you decide that you are going to stage who will pay for it? I would say that about 70% of the time the homeowner pays for the service. After we build a relationship with a Realtor we find that they want every house staged because they see the benefits and then they pay for the staging or share the cost with the seller. We encourage Realtors to have the client pay for the service up front and then reimburse the seller 50-100% on closing. This becomes a win-win for both the seller and agent because they save money on marketing because (4 comments)
home stagers reno: Are you lacking personality? - 08/21/08 09:17 AM
Ever meet a person that is monotone and doesn't have the ability to tell a story or answer a question? Well houses are the same-they must engage the buyer and create conversation! When selling a home many times the homeowner has already relocated and the home now sits empty lacking the once beautifully decorated furnishings that helped to give the home a great personality. We staged a home yesterday that couldn't create a good conversation with the buyer. It has been on the market empty for over 6 months and is listed for $1,7500.00 so not having the WOW was not an (1 comments)
home stagers reno: Great Tips to get a house sold! - 07/27/08 09:20 AM
Real Estate Staging Unlimited is the largest home staging company in the Reno areas. Great Tips to get your home ready to SELL!l Curb Appeal: Buyers begin to make decisions whether they will buy the house as soon as they drive up to it. At minimum, lawns should be freshly mowed, leaves raked or snow shoveled. Consider a hanging or potted plant for the entrance. Sweep the porch, deck and all walk ways and ensure garbage and recycling are stored away from the front of the house. Assure that your front door, porch, outside railings and steps are clean. Get Rid (1 comments)
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