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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 

In this example I would like to show Realtors and Homeowners the value of decluttering. Potential buyers cannot see past your personal belongings to appreciate the beautiful granite counter tops that you so lovingly picked out. They cannot see the fabulous stainless steel appliances that will mak...
11/17/2008
In this example, I would like to demonstrate the critical importance of furniture placement when selling a home. On viewing listings on the MLS, buyers will not place your listing on their "Must See List" if your photos do not show the space and scale of a room properly. Placing the furniture in ...
11/14/2008
In this example, I would like to demonstrate to Realtors and Homeowners the importance that colour and decluttering has when marketing a property on line to get onto "The Must See List" of buyers. In this room all I did was paint a neutral colour, use bedding in a less busy pattern, hang appropri...
11/14/2008
In this example, I would like to show Realtors and Homeowners the importance of decluttering and storing items that are not essential to everyday living. By doing this, you allow buyers to see the scale of the room in the listing photos so they can see how they could live in your home. It allows ...
11/14/2008
In this example, I would like to demonstrate the importance of addressing negative issues to stop offers from coming in from buyers in the main bathroom of this property. For some reason, when the previous owners renovated the main bathroom, they installed the sink on the wall below the window in...
11/14/2008
In this example, I would like to demonstrate how important it is to create a cozy retreat from the world in a Master Bedroom. The potential buyer must make an emotional connection to the home and there is no better way than to create an image of coming home to nest. In this property in The Beache...
11/14/2008
I recently replaced the 30 year old carpeting in my master bedroom. There are many options out there today from wood to laminate to bamboo to low VOC carpet. I would like wood but I also wanted the softness of carpet in the bedroom. Decisions, decisions. It took awhile to decide, but I finally op...
11/03/2008
I would like to show Realtors and Homeowners that a simple declutter and placement of some key props will work like magic to create a spacious, model home feel to a kitchen. In the before photo you wanted to pass through the kitchen rather quickly as all the products to clean the kitchen were out...
11/03/2008
In this example I would like to show Realtors and Homeowners the difference finishes can make on a fireplace being the selling feature in a room or being completely missed by the buyer. In the before photo the relief highlights on the fireplace are painted white. In the after photo, the reliefsĀ  ...
11/03/2008
Way back in the early 90's, my children attended a school Prince of Wales in Barrie that believed the children should not bring anything to school in their lunch that would have to be sent to a landfill. Their solution to this was as follows- In each classroom there was a container with 4-5,000 w...
11/03/2008
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Michelle Finnamore

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