home stager cincinnati: Design To Market Home Staging: Family rooms that make a difference! - 03/24/08 03:56 PM
Families spend most of their "together" time in the family room.  Often the emotional decision to purchase a home is impacted by the perceived livability of these spaces.  Take a look at these properties staged by Cincinnati's Design To Market and think about the impact on a prospective buyer. 
 
 
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Design To Market has been staging homes throughout Greater Cincinnati since 2004.  For more information about these projects and our  other Cincinnati home staging services please call us at 513-265-0952 or visit our website at www.designtomarketllc.com .
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home stager cincinnati: Design to Market Home Staging: Works miracles in owner occupied homes! - 03/17/08 01:45 PM
The scenario:  Beautiful home...wonderful floor plan...attractive furniture.  Why call Design To Market to stage this home?  Take a look at these photos and see if the answer makes sense:
 
 
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Design To Market has been staging homes throughout Greater Cincinnati since 2004.  For more information about this project and our  other Cincinnati home staging services please call us at 513-265-0952 or visit our website at www.designtomarketllc.com .
 
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home stager cincinnati: Design To Market Home Staging: Featured in Cincinnati Business Courier - 03/16/08 02:46 AM
 
 
The Cincinnati Business Courier recently featured an article on Cincinnati's top home staging company Design To Market.  Click here to read this article and to learn more about home staging in the Greater Cincinnati area.
Design To Market has been staging homes throughout Greater Cincinnati since 2004.  For more information about this project and our  other Cincinnati home staging services please call us at 513-265-0952 or visit our website at www.designtomarketllc.com .
 
 
 
 
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home stager cincinnati: Design To Market Featured On Cincinnati's Channel 12 HomewoRx: Sunday February 17 11:30 AM - 02/12/08 04:46 PM
 
                          
 
Design to Market's owner, Jo Potvin, will be featured with Gary Sullivan this Sunday, February 17 at 11:30 AM.  Tune in to see the transformation of a Cincinnati area home to experience first hand the impact of home staging.
Design To Market has been staging homes throughout Greater Cincinnati since 2004.  For more information about this project and our  other Cincinnati home staging services please call us at 513-265-0952 or visit our website at www.designtomarketllc.com .
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home stager cincinnati: Hearth Rooms Revisited: Check out these before and after shots - 02/01/08 01:18 PM
Hearth rooms represent a pivotal space in a home.  They are the heart of the home and when well staged can be most effective in creating the WOW! factor that helps a prospective buyer envision themselves living in the home.  The following before and after shots provide examples of the impact of staging these enticing spaces:
 
       
 
      

These rooms were staged by Design To Market home staging in Cincinnati.  For more information about our home staging in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky contact  Jo Potvin at 513-265-0952 or visit our website at www.designtomarketllc.com .  
 
 
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home stager cincinnati: Call a bedroom a bedroom! - 01/30/08 01:53 PM
We are often working with empty nesters and individuals that have decided to turn their homes' bedrooms into other more creative spaces.  In a home that is owner occupied this can become confusing as the inventory of spaces to match the family of a prospective buyer gets jumbled by other purposes for these spaces.  It is often inexpensive to turn a craft room, a second office or even an empty space back into a bedroom.  It is important for 2 reasons:
If the room borders on small the addition of a bed and a simple nightstand will give definition to the space availability.If … (14 comments)

home stager cincinnati: Staged Home Delivers WOW! Factor - 01/18/08 11:46 AM
Hearth room before staging by Design To Market...         
       
Hearth Room after staging by Design To Market...
WHICH WOULD YOU BUY? 
Design To Market has been staging homes throughout Greater Cincinnati since 2004.  For more information about this project and our  other Cincinnati home staging services please call us at 513-265-0952 or visit our website at www.designtomarketllc.com .
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home stager cincinnati: Creating WOW...Make the Fireplace the "heart" of the home! - 01/07/08 03:59 PM
 
 
           
                           
                        
What is one of the most alluring spaces in a home on a dreary day in January?  Easy answer...the FIREPLACE.  Take the time to look at this space though the eyes of a prospective buyer and make it POP!  
These fireplaces settings were staged by Design To Market home staging in Cincinnati.  For more information contact Jo Potvin at 513-265-0952 or visit our website at www.designtomarketllc.com .  
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home stager cincinnati: Why Stage It Now?: Tales of a Family Room Redo - 01/04/08 06:54 AM
It is an exciting time of year in the real estate world.  2007 is behind us with some good news, some challenging news, and optimism for an improving 2008.  Regardless of the competitiveness of the market, one truism never changes:  It is essential to put your best foot forward when selling your home.  This truism translates into an easy solution.  Call a stager...NOW! 
The picture below is an example of a room before the Cincinnati Home Staging  company Design To Market completed an accessories only staging project.  As a prospective buyer (or seller) take a quick look at this photo and decide how … (17 comments)

home stager cincinnati: Design To Market: Please Help Us With Our Kitchen! - 12/27/07 03:06 PM
                     
                                         A prospective client called Design To Market in crisis mode...they were about to lose the home of their dreams if they could not sell their current home.  They were desperate for help creating the right look for the kitchen in their otherwise updated and well maintained home.  The asking price was modest but expectations were high in this up and coming neighborhood.  80's dusty blue, damaged vinyl and a dated border were not enticing to the prospective buyer.  The needed offer was not materializing.  The challenge... TO CREATE A NEW KITCHEN FOR UNDER $2,000! This kitchen as shown above in the early … (13 comments)

home stager cincinnati: Touring A Vacant: Before and After Shots - 12/05/07 12:54 PM
           
       
A little furniture goes a long way! 
It is a wonderful time to take advantage of the serious buyers shopping in the winter months.  This vacant home is a perfect example of the impact that professional home staging can have on both the virtual world of Internet marketing and the WOW! factor so critical in selling homes in today's competitive market.
For additional information about many other successful Cincinnati Home Staging Projects, Please contact:
Jo Potvin                                                       Design To Market LLC                        513-265-0952.
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home stager cincinnati: Design To Market LLC: Take a Peek at Our Warehouse! - 10/27/07 09:14 AM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                
                          
 
We at Design To Market LLC have been staging homes in Greater Cincinnati since 2004.  We are asked repeatedly where we keep our inventory and how we manage to stay on top of the demands of managing these items.
The answer to this question has been an evolving response that started with a crowded basement and a 10 x 10 storage unit.  Today we are the proud owners of a "well-oiled" 4,000 square foot warehouse that serves as command central for the projects that we implement on a daily basis.  Our ability to respond to the … (49 comments)

home stager cincinnati: Before and Afters in a Web Based World - 10/11/07 12:56 PM
How many times in today's competitive real estate market does a beautiful property get hits on the web but few actual showings?  It is increasingly important in our hustle bustle world to tell a compelling story on the web...just to get prospective buyers to schedule a showing.
Put yourself in the shoes of a buyer and decide which photo would cause you to schedule a visit...
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The reality is that if they don't see it they don't buy it!  Call Design To Market Home Staging Cincinnati and learn how we can help you to transform your home.                   
Click on the link to see more examples of … (27 comments)

home stager cincinnati: Look at the color of those walls! - 10/01/07 03:11 PM
 
               
                                   
                                   
You could ask..."what did you do to that kitchen?"  The answer would be no we didn't put in new cabinets, we didn't put in new counter-tops, we didn't even hang new artwork...The amazing answer is that we picked (with a stagers eye to colors that work) an engaging new wall color to make a kitchen Pop! For the price of a few gallons of paint and a homeowners hard work this somewhat dated kitchen has the interest and warmth to engage any buyer. 
This home in an attractive suburb of Cincinnati was staged by Design To Market.  For … (27 comments)

home stager cincinnati: Design To Market: Cincinnati Home Stager featured in Housetrends Magazine - 09/21/07 02:02 PM
 
             
Housetrends magazine has recently released an article about Cincinnati based Design To Market LLC and home staging.  Click here to see a slide show of images in the article.  Click here to view the article. 
                    
 
                     For more information on home staging services in Cincinnati, Contact Jo Potvin at Design To Market LLC  513-265-0952 or visit our website at www.designtomarketllc.com .
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home stager cincinnati: A New Spin on Staging Vacants - 08/15/07 04:42 PM
 
                     
Design To Market LLC has been staging homes in Cincinnati since 2004.  We are seeing a significant increase in the number of clients that are proactively approaching the staging investemt decision and are looking at the best way to maximize their staging spend.  One solution that is working for these clients is a conscious decision to leave key furnishings that they can live without on an interim basis but that can save the seller on the rental investment involved in staging a vacant home.  For homeowners moving close by this can be a very wise decision.
We have found that when we … (20 comments)

home stager cincinnati: Mason Condo: One Year On The Market Enter Design To Market LLC and Home Sells in 21 days! - 07/27/07 04:06 PM
 
                               
 
            
The following quote tells the story!
Jo,
My house has been on the market for a year with no offers.  Since I had moved before listing it, there was no furniture when we had the showings.  My realtor suggested I stage it and contacted your company to do the work.  I agreed with your suggestions to give it "eye appeal".  The furnishings were lovely and just enough to show perspective buyers how beautiful the house is when decorated.   In just 3 weeks the house sold!  Without your services I would probably still be waiting for an offer.   EYE … (7 comments)

home stager cincinnati: Wallpaper: Remove it for a faster sale! - 07/15/07 10:30 AM
 
  
  
It's a tough decision to make.  Beautiful wallpaper professionally hung and in perfect condition.  We often face this dilemma as we review options with our clients.  It is expensive to remove wallpaper and often painful for the home-seller...I would say however that it is almost always the correct decision. 
This kitchen was in a beautiful condo that we staged in Cincinnati.  Along with furnishing selected rooms in this condo we also recommended broadening the appeal of the property by removing wallpaper and painting over faux finishes.  It was a tough decision for the homeowner to make but after months on the market, a quick sale and … (6 comments)

home stager cincinnati: Why Stage A Vacant: Please Read! - 07/08/07 02:17 AM
 
                            
 
                       
For those of you that read my June 20 entry entitled "Why Stage A Vacant?"  I can now answer the hypothetical question I had posed...The reason to stage a vacant is that a staged vacant sells and in this case
                                                                                    IT SOLD IN 2 WEEKS!
Thre are many reasons that it is essential to stage a vacant but I am convinced that there are 2 reasons that stand out above the rest:
Effective staged photos get showings while it is next to impossible to grab the attention of a prospective buyer with 4 empty walls.If you want the … (30 comments)

home stager cincinnati: Golden Rules For a Stager's Toolbox - 06/30/07 07:08 AM
                                                
We have been home stagers in Cincinnati since 2004.  I have found one of the most important aspects of running like a "well-oiled machine" is to stay on top of our toolbox inventory.  In the past I would inevitability find us running out of a critical light-bulb or picture hanger as we were wrapping up a job miles from the local hardware store.  We have gotten disciplined and make sure that we check our toolbox supplies at the end of each week to insure that the needed tools are always available.
Our must haves:
Light-bulbs. We keep 40-100 watt light-bulbs both standard and … (32 comments)

 
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