The Details of Staging (Kim's Blog)

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Kimberly Wester's experiences, views and tutorials on staging in the real estate industry, with a focus on educating the RE industry on the benefits of home staging and bringing the staging community together under a united message.

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2007 

In the now infamous NAEBA article siting home stagers as deceivers, a reference was made to the use of smaller sized furniture to make a room appear larger.  Is that a common practice?  Yes - and it should be!  Every designer worth their fee will tell you that scale is imperative in a properly de...
09/26/2007
I believe that communication and education are the keys to success.  To improve my communication with you and expand the public knowledge of staging, I have created a monthly newsletter that will address the 'Details of Staging'.In this newsletter, I will be able to go into greater depth regardin...
09/25/2007
Three months ago I couldn't see straight for all of the work I had to do and keep track of.  Seriously, I spent more time in my car and on the phone than I did with my kids.  I started taking them with me on staging days so that I could be in the same room with them for more than a meal.  I kisse...
09/24/2007
In the world of vacant staging, there seem to be those stagers who stage and leave, never to see the property again until it is time to retrieve their inventory and then there are the stagers who are running out to their properties every few days to make sure beds are still inflated, etc.  It als...
09/15/2007
This is one of our favorite fall dinners.  I serve it with corn and Homemade Applesauce.Preheat Oven to 350 degrees.6-8 Boneless Pork chops, trimmed1 Bottle Chili Sauce1 Medium Onion, wedged1 Large Green Pepper, slicedLightly saute onion and green pepper.  Place pork chops in 9x13 pan.  Spread ch...
09/14/2007
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I know this stuff happens, but I am so frustrated I could scream!  I have been talking to a builder about staging one of his listings for about a month now. He has been easy to deal with, but other factors have slowed down the process and we finally worked out a deal.  The contract is signed, the...
09/13/2007
Real Estate is a service oriented business. Whether you are a Realtor, Mortgage broker, Stager, or otherwise, there is a certain amount of personal service that goes into the job - no matter how far removed you are from the clients themselves.  I truly feel that the most successful in this field ...
09/10/2007
These are one of my no brainer recipes when the girls want something sweet.  They often ask to make them themselves  and they can because they are so easy.  This recipe is very easily doubled for a 9x13 pan.Preaheat oven to 350 degrees.1/2 cup butter - melted (microwave)1/2 cup brown sugarCombine...
09/05/2007
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