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House Goes From Blah To Ahhhhh! - 07/27/08 08:20 PM
A Bachelor Pad No More! Our company just completed staging a house in Ann Arbor (Michigan)--and the Realtor made the staging investment! I thought I'd share some before and after photos to demonstrate how staging with RE:STYLE can completely change the functionality as well as the look and feel of a home. I must apologize upfront, as these photos are not up to my usual standards, and I will be retaking the Afters. (Regretfully, the Befores no longer exist--duh!) This is what you saw when you walked in. The lockbox was actually on the sliding doors off the deck, as there is (16 comments)
Group Think - 07/14/08 07:55 PM
As I was deciding what groups to add to my list, I was reviewing the groups others had added. And it struck me--can you conclude anything from the groups Active Rainers belong to?
For instance, who joins Staging in the Nude? Are these stagers who like to live on the edge a little? And what if they also belong to Redesign Renegades? Now I'm thinking this person likes to work outside the box! And if they've also added Going Green, is this a wild nudist who enjoys nature? Just a thought...
Have some fun and look at the list (5 comments)
Realtors--You Can Be The Hero! - 07/12/08 08:32 PM
Because of the proliferation of all the home staging shows on HGTV, TLC, DIY, etc., the selling public is very aware of the benefits of home staging. Gosh, HGTV even said that the Number 1 Real Estate Mistake is “Failing to Showcase Your Home” (and they suggest hiring a professional home stager)… <!--StartFragment-->
Why would you want your clients to call a home stager without you getting the credit for suggesting this? Or, why would you want to have a seller ask you if you offer a staging consultation, when you could have been the one to mention it first? (14 comments)
Okay, I look pretty happy here about jumping into the ocean for a dive at Molokini crater off Maui. But, before any dive, I always feel a little trepidation--this dive into blogging included! I guess I should introduce myself and give a little background: I was actually one of the first home stagers to set up a profile in Active Rain. I was even the featured one from my area before Active Rain caught on. My business also caught on--so much so that I was over my head in work, submerged in running my business, unable to surface until now! (6 comments)
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