Welcome to my blog! I usually write about three times a week....generally offering Home Staging advice and decorating tips. I also write about local events in the Seacoast area of New Hampshire and I throw in the occasional healthy recipe.
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I was at a meeting with some newbie home stagers last week and one of them asked about giving guarantees to sellers. She wondered if stagers ever offer a discount if the property doesn't sell in a certain amount of time.I've never heard of such a deal. Neither had any of the other three seasoned ...
Wordless Wednesday - Baby Brother's First Bath
There is a lot of responsibility that comes with being a professional Home Stager. Real estate agents and home sellers that understand the power of presentation, and see staging as a valuable marketing tool, depend on us to make their listings more appealing to buyers. People trust us as professi...
Neena is very proud to announce the birth of Henry Timothy!! Born on April 22 10 lbs Henry's mommy went into the hospital on Thursday 4/21 at 7:30 am to be induced. Stubborn little Henry held out until the next day...not making his entrance until 5:37 pm on Friday. Jack and Thomas are very exc...
Last week Jeff Dowler CRS wrote a post, We Are Looking To You For Guidance. I really relate to what Jeff has to say as I would guess anyone in the real estate business would. There were two things in particular that really hit home with me.... "Unfortunately buyers and sellers don’t always realiz...
Wordless Wednesday - Taco Tuesday
Sometimes as a Home Stager, giving sellers advice on preparing their house for sale, I get the eye roll. Sellers expect to hear much of what I'm saying, but there's usually something that they are not expecting to hear.Some of the things I suggest may seem minor and even silly. Certainly on their...
Wordless Wednesday - Like Swimming Through Clouds
Most people associate Home Staging with real estate....improving the appearance of a house to increase it's appeal to buyers. I've written many posts about "Staging to Sell" and many posts about another form of staging...."Staging to Dwell " .Also known as redesign, or more commonly home makeover...
Noise is not only audible....it can be very visual. I just used the term "visual noise" with Home Staging clients yesterday. Visual noise is how stagers refer to clutter....all those little dots of color scattered about a room distracting buyers from seeing the positive features of the room. Vis...