real estate staging: It's getting cooler - and it's not just the weather - 09/25/08 07:58 AM
We are officially in the Fall Housing Market. As the weather cools, so does the market. But properties that are well packaged and marketed will sell in any market - here's how:
How Staging can help sell a property in a cool housing market
In slower markets, there is more competition, and you will need to work harder to gain a competitive advantage with other properties. Below are the  4 “Big D’s” – staging “Dos” for every property:
The single greatest improvement that the seller can make in preparing their property for sale is to eliminate clutter. … (0 comments)

real estate staging: Should Properties Look Staged? - 10/08/07 09:15 AM
My point of view is an emphatic, NO!
My goal in staging is to make a property "beautifully lived in," never "staged." This is why I don't subscribe to staging gimmicks such as champagne glasses and a wine bucket on the edge of a bathtub, or a tray with a teacup and a book at the foot of a bed. These are cues that an amateur stager has been lurking! This is simply not how people live. Properties should look like homes - one that a potential buyer would feel comfortable in.
Also - some recent discussions have come up in the staging … (28 comments)


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