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Some before and after shots of a house I staged that sold in less than 2 weeks for $10,000 more than the agent wanted to list it for . . .
OK, ignore the fact that my husband looks completely goofy/psycho in this picture, but this is beautiful Lake Canandaigua -- Just a stop on our way home with our son from a college weekend in Rochester, NY, but what a beautiful place! It has a small but gorgeous beach, an old but resurrected town...
Staging makes your house stand out from the competition, creates an emotional pull on buyers, helps eliminate objections that lead to low-ball offers, helps your home sell more quickly, and can prevent price reductions. EVERY property benefits from staging, and for those who prefer to do-it-yours...
I firmly believe EVERY property benefits from staging, and for those who prefer to do-it-yourself and save money, or get a jump-start on the work that needs to be done BEFORE hiring a stager, here are some easy things you can do on your own (although bringing in a friend with good design sense a...
A Plea to Home Sellers: PLEASE be willing to paint and take down wallpaper if your agent or stager recommends it. Why? Bad paint colors (or a bad paint job) can turn off buyers and slow down the sale of your home. They can even reduce the price you get for your home. Have you ever walked into a r...
What a nicely staged home, EXCEPT for the cat walking on the kitchen countertops! Now, how did the photographer miss that?! Don't get me wrong, I love cats, but a lot of people don't, and even if they do, the thought of cat paw prints and cat hair floating around a kitchen isn't exactly the appet...