home stage: Why do some Realtors suggest NOT to stage a property? - 03/03/10 04:33 PM
Why do some Realtors suggest NOT to stage a property?
After years and years of staging properties it still amazes me how some realtors still discourage sellers from staging.
Is it because they didn't suggest staging right away and the house has sat unsold for so long they don't want to admit they could have done more?
Or is it because they think that it honestly doesn't work?

If so I ask why have home builders been "staging" their properties forever. Why do the statistics tell us that staged properties sell faster for more money than non staged properties?
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home stage: Stager House Hunting!?!?! - 02/15/10 04:37 PM
We recently started house hunting for our family. With a growing family (3 girls....need more bathrooms) and a busy lifestyle we've outgrown our home.
Being a stager / designer makes it especially difficult when were looking at a house for us.
I thought I could be more objecive and look past all of the personal items and weird paint but guess what I'm looking at the houses for myself and not as a stager.
It seems that I'm just like every other buyer and wish a stager would have visited the house before us. I don't want to see dirty clothes … (7 comments)

home stage: One of my favorite Before and Afters - 01/09/10 07:42 AM
This house was quite amazing - you can't tell from this shot but it was actually up for a ton of awards for the builder. It has an elevator, dream master bath, wine cellar and ton's more. I love before and after's and thought everyone might enjoy some as well.
Before

 
After
This was a quick shot and not totally complete...but you get the idea.

Before - Dining Room
Beautiful Room but it looked tiny.

After

If you want to see more before and after's from Restage let me know.
Thanks so much for all of … (13 comments)

 
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