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Model Home, New Haven CT - Affordable Housing (photos courtesy JimFuhrmann.com)
Renovated Home in Stamford, CT - Offer Accepted In Less Than One Week!
Staging Heritage Village, Southbury CT, Condo: "Contemporary High Country"
Mixing Seller's furniture with rentals for a seamless, inviting look to appeal to target buyers:
SOLD in three weeks! After scaling down the furniture and defining some spaces, this Fairfield, CT, house was ready for the market and sold quickly. We used some rental furniture as well as the clients'.
Before: Poorly-defined living room.
After: Relaxing spot for book club or cocktails!
Before: Family room with over-sized sectional and entertainment center.
After: Appropriately-sized furniture was brought in. Now the focal point of the room, the fireplace, is highlighted.
This Fairfield County, CT, Staged Home Sold in Five (5!) Days. Nestings provided affordable rentals and used some of the seller's furniture for this traditional, yet modest, home:
Before: Bedding, walls, furniture and floor all blend. After: New ceiling fixture and rented accessories from Nestings add drama and character to the Master Bedroom.
A new white carpet to highlight the hardwood floors, updated coffee table, additional seating and lighting, plus splashes of vibrant turquoise blue give this Living Room memorable character.
A new, updated chandelier, white table cloth and black accents provided by Nestings eliminate the "oak-on-oak" feel to the Dining Room (Before, on left).
Easy updates for this Bathroom included full-length drapery in a bold damask pattern, larger art and a beautiful orchid. Over-sized scale adds drama.
Need to sell your Fairfield County, Connecticut, vacant or spec house quickly? These houses were staged with rentals; lighting, art and accessories rented from Nestings Home Staging:
Award-Winning Connecticut Model Home Design:
First Place Winner, 2008 ADE Conference
First Place Winner, 2007 ADE Conference
Home Staging: Transitional design that highlights architectural features.
Home Staging: Designed to appeal to the target buyer.
Home Staging: Designed to define open spaces.
Home Staging: Designed to define spatial functions.
Home Staging: Color can be neutral or bold to amp up the "WOW!" factor.
Nestings Home Staging helped a classic family room get model home appeal.
RESA: Real Estate Staging Association
Fairfield Christmas Tree Festival: Decorator, Board of Directors (former); Chairman (former) Decorating Committee
Trinity College, Hartford CT: BA Art History & Architecture
School of Interior Redesign, Milford CT: Staging & Redesign
What Makes Award-Winning Home Staging by Nestings Different:
With a transitional approach to decorating, Home Staging by Nestings establishes good flow, function and flavor to any property at affordable prices. Specializing in builders' Model Homes throughout Fairfield County, New Haven County and Connecticut, Nestings provides award-winning Staging.
My success as a ConnecticutHome Stager hinges on my ability to appeal to the target home buyer. Whether the target buyers are professionals moving out from New York City, single men, or growing families, I can subtly interpret what kind of functions and furnishings will attract and maintain their interest in a property.
Working within any budget, Stagedvacant and model homes are fully appointed and look rich.
For Stagingoccupied homes, I have a "use what you have" mentality that can make any home look and feel better for the market.
I work with several furniture rental companies to provide just the right selections. Accessories rentals are also available through Nestings Home Staging.
My work is on time, on budget, and on target!
Happy Home Staging Clients in Connecticut:
"I could see the potential in my listings, but I could not convince my sellers to stage properly. I am grateful to have found Julia Maher of Nestings. She has a wonderful gift of vision, is able to explain to the client the how and why of what she suggests. She is sensitive to the seller's situation, warm and kind. After a complete evaluation at the home, she emails the client a room by room explanation of what to do. This resulted in a two day full price offer on one of my listings, and many calls on another. Thank you Julia!" Lynn Papp Gayda, Realtor, Coldwell Banker, Oxford CT
"Dear Julie: I have sold many homes in my 24 years in real estate and have done a lot of staging for my clients, but it doesn't compare to having a professional stager like you. You are truly talented in adding the emotional touch to a home with your decorative accents and artistic flair. I truly believe that your exceptional abilities were one of the main reasons why my clients were able to sell their home within 1 week and at a premium price. My clients also strongly agree that you were worth the investment." Joan Hainsworth, CRS, ABR
"Hi there - Just wanted to thank you for your help and let you know that the first people that looked at our house bought it for the asking price! I did most everything you said. It looks beautiful. Thanks again..." Kirsten G.
"Hi Julie! Hope you are well. We sold our home and have moved to St. Johns Florida. We sold rather quickly with some definite thanks to you. I am recommending you highly to anyone who inquires about the sale. Hope you get some referrals. Thanks again!" Carol R.
"Julie - I wanted to thank you so much for helping me with our home. I loved everything you did in the house. Everyone that came in said how beautiful everything looked. They kept saying, "Why do you want to move, your home is so beautiful." We lived there for nine years and it never looked better than after you came in. The best part was you were able to use things I already had. I loved working with you. I want you to come to help me decorate our new home. Thanks again for all your help." Chris C.
"Many thanks to Nestings for doing such a great job Staging the Model unit at The Birches! The original Model had been installed for some time, but the condos were not selling. Julie Maher determined the correct target audience and designed a new Model. Since the installation, half the condos have sold. Julie's work was on time, on budget, and on target." Anthony Maggiore, Maggiore Construction Inc.
"My mother's house looks so cute! It doesn't look like an old lady lived here!" Kim V.
"Wow, you did a great job in a short period of time. You're going to do very well!." Leslie B., Realtor
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