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An excellent point by a U.S. home stager.  It really does take an objective eye to assist a homeowner. You have probably heard about home staging if you are trying to sell your home.   Many homeowners believe that home staging is the process of de-cluttering and cleaning.   Truthfully, cleaning ...
02/03/2009
The land is cleared, the hole is dug and the builders throw the bricks and drywall together.  Where trees once swayed in the breeze, now suddenly stands a HOUSE.  The people come, some like what they see and buy the HOUSE.  On moving day the trucks arrive, the boxes pile high, the furniture goes ...
02/03/2009
Courtesy of Kathy Passarette, another great blog posting in her "Time to Come Home" series.   One of the largest single surfaces in your home is the floor. This article will take a look at the many options available in flooring and which one, or combination of choices, will work best in your home...
01/31/2009
An enjoyable read from Amber and Bryan Langston !  See Amber, he has been paying attention.This is long guys, but it's great...a recent column my HUSBAND wrote. Enjoy.   Top Ten Things You Learn Being Married to a Stager….    My husband, Bryan and I were talking about this week’s column and he ca...
01/21/2009
    Well you’re not alone.  The question; "how do I arrange the furniture?" is perhaps the most frequently asked questions I receive.  And with reason.  Most sellers have seen enough shows on TV to understand that there's a need to change.  However, they're challenged on exactly what changes woul...
01/21/2009
Another great blog from Kathy Passarette !   Drape Photo courtesy of Smith & Noble Due to the abundance of information on window treatments, this post will be in two parts. Window treatments -- besides "color" these two words alone can strike fear into the hearts of homeowners.  When you think ab...
01/21/2009
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The following two items were found on the HGTV.ca website.  Once again, they are a great source of information and fun tools for homeowners and home stagers alike. Buying a Home?   Take this QUIZ to see if you have good house-hunting etiquette.   Selling your Home?   Take this QUIZ to see if you ...
01/21/2009
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The HGTV (Canada) website is full of great information, tips, tools and fun QUIZZES for homeowners.  I often include a link or two in my client newsletter - people really seem to enjoy it, as I can determine from the number of click-throughs in my Constant Contact statistics. Here's an example (t...
01/21/2009
I had written an article some time ago on the issue of "depth perception in aging eyes" (see previous BLOG entry - http://activerain.com/blogsview/55174/Depth-Perception-in-Aging-Eyes).  As I stood in the pharmacy section of the department store yesterday, trying to find what I was looking for .....
01/21/2009
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For those members NOT in real estate and for the general public, I'm posting this link to Marketwatch put out by The Coldwell Banker Platinum Realty Team.  http://www.torontorealestateinfo.com/temp/january09marketwatch.html It covers recent sales figures (see quote below), as well as some good in...
01/21/2009
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