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After owning iStagehomes.com since 2004, I have been invited to join the Welcome Home Staging team based in Roseville. It is with much excitement that I make this business move!
I am the owner of www.iStageHomes.com and for over 7 years I have been staging homes in the greater Sacramento area.I got into the business to help my husband Allen Zarou, of Coldwell Banker, with his residential listings. From there the word spread and my business has grown tremendously. I have worked with hundreds of clients and realtors and helped their homes sell quicker and for money had they not been staged. I am an Accredited Staging Professional (ASP) trained by the person who invented Staging in the 1970's, Barb Schwarz. 2007 was an amazing year with much growth as the market declined the need for staging increased.
Early this year I was gaining many new clients, builders, homeowners etc. and was in the need of some help. I ran into Dawna Johnson, a fellow stager and owner of Sacramento Staging Solutions, and asked if she could help me with some jobs. We liked working together so much that we have decided to bring our talents together and form the "WOW" Factor Home Staging Team. Whenever homeowners or realtors came to see our work the word that kept coming out of their mouths was "WOW". They loved how we combine our love of art and decorating into a masterpiece in a home. Whenever you work with a stager it is important to make sure that they can deliver the "WOW" to the home. We have "restaged" homes for clients because the stager they hired didn't do enough. We tend to ensure that the home look so good that people want to come see it.
We also provide a virtual tour with every home staging as seen in the link above.
Dawna and I have worked with realtors, developers, homeowners, and "flippers". Whether it be a 9,000 sq. ft. mansion or a 950 sq. ft. bungalow, Dawna and I have done it. We have acquired over 2,000 sq. ft. of accessories and we keep adding to our furniture inventory. We also have a connection for renting Tuscan style upscale furniture for custom homes.
Cari, Dec. 29, 2009
When we put our house on the market, we were apprehensive about using a home stager. Our agent recommended some light staging and we questioned the value and expense. Nevertheless, we decided to stage and the results were impressive. Thanks to Cari's expertise and professionalism, our 11-year old home looked like a model. This helped us sell the house in 12 days! Thank you Cari!"
We are off to our new adventure in Seattle!
Bill & Jan Shadle
" As you know, 2007 has presented itself as a very challenging year in Real Estate!! The initial reaction that a buyer has to our listings really makes the difference if it makes it in the "keeper pile". I want to thank you for helping me make this year a successful one with your outstanding staging skills. Your inventory is always fresh and up to date...and you're fun to work with as well!! I'm looking forward to working with you in 2008".
Liz Kiener, Coldwell Banker Real Estate
I want to thank you again for doing such a great job. My house looks wonderful and we want to thank you. Becky came over last night and she was also very impressed. Here is the shocker- Dave told her that he really liked what you did. He said, "I have to admit
this is the wave of the future", and he is thinking about calling you to see if you can stage the houses we have for sale on Sunset. Latter that evening he also said that we should see if you can help us decorate our new house!
Nancy & Dave Burford, Homeowner/ Contractor
Thanks so much for the staging of our home. I was very skeptical when our realtor suggested "Staging". I just never thought the need to see furniture in a home was a necessity when shopping for one. WOW was I wrong! This is a modest track home
That you made into an elegant high-end looking home. When my wife saw the place she told our realtor she wanted it back! All the houses in our subdivision that were for sale when we put our house on the market are still for sale. My sister has had hers on the market for 10 months. This sale took 30 days in a very bad sellers market. I have to say your artistic expertise, honesty in things we needed to change, and the quality of the furniture and knickknacks displayed made all the difference in the world. Thanks so much!
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