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A home staging company with solutions! We're working smartly for agents and homeowners throughout the entire St. Louis region.
You only have one chance to make a first impression!
It's not enough to have a home on the market that only looks as good as its competition--that dilutes the odds that a buyer will choose your property. Make your home stand out and gain an edge in this housing market. We offer a full range of services for occupied and vacant properties that fits any budget and time frame.
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I've been interviewed on KMOV's Great Day St. Louis, providing tips on how to stage homes successfully.
After earning the Accredited Staging Professional designation, I have been elected to serve on the board of the St. Louis chapter of the International Association of Home Staging Professionals for two consecutive years.
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We offer color consultations, redesigning rooms with existing furnishings or shopping for new decor and home organizing to make your space function for your lifestyle.
I'm very happy and satisfied that I chose Arranged Smartly to stage my house for sale. Cathy Brosius was very friendly and professional, but most importantly, her design ideas brought out the special features of my otherwise plain home. She suggested fresh, contemporary paint colors for many of the rooms. All the furniture and accents she chose were perfectly suited for my home, and I genuinely feel that without her staging, my home would've continued to sit on the market for a long time without any offers. The staging fee was affordable and worth every penny!
--Catherine Lucy, St. Louis, MO
Since I began using Cathy's services as part of my marketing plan for sellers, I have had tremendous success in selling my listings very quickly--all within 30 days and some even within the first week on the market. Cathy is very professional and quickly develops a good rapport with my clients. She offers them very practical advice regarding what they need to do to stage their home so that it outshines the competition. What my clients seem to like the most is that Cathy can help them work with what they have, rather than spend money on furniture and/or accessories. Their biggest expense may be paint. If so, Cathy helps them choose a color that will appeal to the widest pool of buyers and also present well in the pictures that are posted on the MLS and other web sites. Cathy's services are an integral part of my marketing plan.
--Kathy Koutsobinas, Marketing Specialist, Coldwell Banker Gundaker, St. Charles, MO
Cathy was a gem to work with. She came to my house for an hour and gave me some simple, but important suggestions to make my home more appealing to buyers. I am certainly not a decorator-type, but Cathy's suggestions were easy for me to understand. I made one trip to Michael's Craft Store, moved some furniture around as Cathy had suggested, and voila!!, my house sold in 2 days!!!! It was simply amazing. I would recommend Cathy to anyone trying to sell a home or wanting to brighten up an existing home.
--Sandy Clark, St. Peters, MO
With over 25 years of experience in St. Louis home sales, I felt pretty knowledgeable about preparing a home for sale. Then I met Cathy Brosius of Arranged Smartly and she took it to a different level. Where I may have been too direct with my Sellers, Cathy "suggests" changes to the home in a way that the Seller understands and readily accepts. With her special training and keen eye for detail, she has made a big difference in my success with sellers BEFORE the listing. This has translated into homes showing much better from the beginning which means faster sales.
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