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Home staging tips and advice. Home staging before and after photos. Home staging marketing ideas. Marketing with Realtors to sell houses.

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2008 

I an relatively new to AR and always wondered how posts get "flagged" to be featured. It may be old hat to those more experienced AR bloggers but I was glad someone let me know how to do it. Just click on the little red flag in the bottom right hand corner at the bottom of the blog. After reading...
08/28/2008
I was just listening to our national radio station, CBC ONE, and was inspired to learn that the state of Utah has just gone to four, ten hour days instead of five, 8 hour days to save energy in the state buildings. One day a week, the buildings are closed. Of course they had to look at employee i...
08/26/2008
I took the plunge finally. Realtors are golfers. Realty companies have charity golf tournaments. If you want work with Realtors, you should golf. I usually sponsor a hole or donate a home staging consultation for the silent auction as I don't play golf. But this time it was going to be different....
08/26/2008
I was inspired by a blog in another group to ask this question. Who do read when you see their blog appears? What makes it so readable? What makes you instinctively open the blog because you just know it will be packed with information that you can use? Is it the photos? Is there someone's blog t...
08/14/2008
It was a HUGE pleasure to meet Colin and Justin, design duo and very loveable TV stars, at the Toronto Gift Show today. You can see I was tickled pink to be able to see my two favourite fellas wearing their kilts. They even let me look in their sporrans. I won't say what was inside! I wished them...
08/12/2008
I recently was privileged to watch my daughter Amanda go through the process of buying her first house with her fiance Chris. They live 2 hours apart so they would sit at the computer each night, one in Barrie and one in Brantford,  looking through MLS listings and deciding together while on the ...
08/11/2008
In this example I would like to show Realtors and Homeowners the importance of showing the purpose of a room. This room was immediately off the front foyer and was being used as a catch all instead of as it's intended purpose, a dining room. All I did was remove the piano and chair, declutter and...
08/10/2008
In this example I would like to show Realtors and Homeowners that buyers want to be able to see the intended purpose of the room and not be distracted by your personal belongings. A Master Bedroom should be marketed and Staged as a retreat from a busy day, a place to rejuvenate and be ready for a...
08/10/2008
In this example I would like to show Realtors and Homeowners how to create a "gift wrapping room" where none existed before.  To create more perceived value and space in a property, I suggested to the homeowner that a "gift wrapping" room was created. Everyone wants one, but hardly anyone has one...
08/09/2008
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