Groups are smaller communities within the larger ActiveRain. Join groups created by others. or start your own and
get others to join
This is the place to view the past and present contests put on by ActiveRain and its members. Everyone can join the
group and help encourage each other. Current contest will be highlighted posts so it's easy for you all to see. Let it
Curious as to what others in your profession think about a certain product or tool?
AR's community takes the time to leave honest and transparent reviews of their experiences
so you can be a bit wiser about your purchase.
Broken down by categories and subcategories for easy finds
Get an unfiltered look at what real users are saying
Leave a review yourself for others to benefit from
Add new products as you use them and gain points for doing so
ActiveRain University (ARU) provides free on-line training. We coach, consult and support real estate professionals about real estate trends, technology and social media.
ARU Calendar provides class types and registration links
Watch short tutorials on updating your photo, inserting a hyperlink and much more
Sign up for the Daily Drop so you don't miss out on AR's daily happenings
Find answers to most FAQ's
Whatever it is you're into and wherever you are, AR surely has a group for you to join.
Brand, off the wall, specific subject matters…whatever it is you're looking for.
Each time you write a post you can syndicate your post to 5 groups.
And if by chance you don't find what you're looking for, start a new group today!
Get your content in front of more eyes
Search by location or type
Feel free to start your own group
Find some that are close to home and close to heart
Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
that will boost their business and increase their visibility in the community and beyond.
Earn points by partaking in these contest and climb the leaderboard
Do what's good for you and your business by participating
If you have an idea for a contest, just let us know
Stay motivated and on track with new contests popping up each month
Ask a Real Estate Question
Here's another avenue for you to build relationships with others. Share your expertise with someone searching for answers.
Play the teacher role and help someone out today
Your Homepage will alert you of new questions in your state
A wonderful way to open a door to a possible new client
Ask a question yourself to get help
These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
State, County, City and Neighborhood pages make it easy for consumers to find what they're looking for.
Post your listings, school information, local events, market reports and more
Consumers peruse these pages for information
Farm your niche market and cover all the happenings in your neighborhood
Carolina Spaces, LLC- Award-winning ASPM® Master Stager, Model Home Merchandiser, IAHSP® Int'l Director. Serving the Carolinas! Charlotte, Myrtle Beach, Aiken, Columbia, Charleston
Award-winning Accredited Staging Professional Master (ASPM®), ASP-SRS, ASP-REO, IAHSP Premier
NC/SC Licensed Realtor, CD Realty
2011 NCHBA STARS Award, Best Interior Merchandising (under 250k), 2011 HBASC Pinnacle Award, Best Interior Merchandising
Our Towns Habitat for Humanity ReStore ReStyle 2011 Designers Challenge, Peoples Choice Award Best Room
2010 NCHBA STARS Award, Best Special Project - Marketing, 2012, 2011, 2009 Five-Star Award, Overall Customer Satisfaction
2013-2014 IAHSP Int'l Board of Directors, Public Relations
2011-2012 IAHSP® Int'l Board of Directors, Membership
2011 Lake Norman HBA PR Committee Chair, Best of the Lake Committee Chair
2010 Public Relations Director Charlotte IAHSP
2008 President Charlotte International Association of Home Staging Professionals (IAHSP®) Regional Chapter
IAHSP Chapter Excellence Award for the Year 2008
AA Interior Design Degree, BS Business Administration
Carolina Spaces, LLC (formerly Lake Wylie Home Staging) works within your budget and your timeframe to do as little or as much as you desire. My goal is your goal: To prepare the inside and outside of your property to get you the most attention and sell for the most amount of money. I provide property owners, REALTORS®, builders and investors with consultations, bids, occupied staging and vacant staging. Offering residential, commercial and event staging.
I use my own NEW furnishings. I do not use generic rental company furniture like most stagers. I do not use thrift store or used furniture like many stagers.
Vacant and model home specialist using my own NEW high-end namebrand furniture and accessories to create that WOW factor so important to attract buyers. Also assisting with paint colors and pre construction material selections for new construction and renovations.
I have a team of tradesmen and women who work with me to provide services from cleaning, organizing, packing, painting and landscaping to renovations and historical restoration. My movers can haul and arrange for storage of excess items.
I SPECIALIZE IN PRESENTATIONS! CONTACT ME FOR A DYNAMIC HOME STAGING PRESENTATION!
I give FREE price quotes. I'll also give you a FREE second opinion on any other "stager's" home staging service or recommendation.
Areas of Expertise
Model Home Merchandising & Interior Design
We are an award-winning Model Home Merchandising company specializing in creative budget solutions for builders! Contact us for information 803-628-8053
For individual design clients - I don't tell you what you haveto do with your home. I give you options that will work and YOU choose what you are most comfortable with. I help you make those important decisions, and I'll shop for the perfect items to create the room of your dreams. From gutting a bathroom to its studs to adding trim and molding, I've done it all with exquisite results! I'm not satisfied until you are completely satisfied.
Custom Window Treatments and Upholstery
Based on your color schemes, I'll bring you a large sampling of the finest silks, fabrics and trims for YOU to select. I direct a team of sewers and installers who will put custom window treatments in your home that'll take your breath away! I also direct a team of tradesmen who will measure and install gorgeous blinds and shutters of every style imaginable! And I use a talented, experienced custom upholsterer who is a perfectionist!
Open House & Event Planning and Staging
Carolina Spaces, LLC (formerly Lake Wylie Home Staging) will plan and prepare any special event. From pre cleaning and decorations to catering and cleanup, we can Stage it - giving you the freedom to enjoy yourself with the rest of your colleagues, customers and clients.
I have a degree in interior design and I'm a licensed Accredited Home Staging Professional Master (ASPM®) with membership in the International Association of Home Staging Professionals (IAHSP®). I am the current International Membership Director of 37 IAHSP® chapters worldwide. I was 2008 president of the Charlotte IAHSP Regional Chapter.
Carolina Spaces, LLC serves all counties in both North Carolina and South Carolina, and parts of Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
Carolina Spaces, LLC is based in Lake Wylie, SC, which is about 25 minutes south of Charlotte, NC.
Joan has many years of experience in Home Staging and interior design and will provide you with excellent bona fide references upon request.
Always innovative, Joan was the first Accredited Staging Professional in South Carolina.
Joan is a licensed REALTOR® in both NC and SC with CD Realty, so she know firsthand what appeals to buyers.
When only the best will do - contact Joan at Carolina Spaces, LLC. "Trusted Home Staging and Design Experts Since 2004"
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.