home staging mn: Remodeling or Renovating? Make it Relevant. Home Staging MN - 02/01/16 06:53 AM
If you are thinking about remodeling or renovating be sure you take the time to think about what is relevant now. Here is a perfect example....
 
This past summer I updated my kitchen and my last post "New Year. New Face" showed the before and after photos. I am so glad I did the kitchen! 
One of the things that was in the kitchen was a built-in desk.
 
 
 
 
 
This was something that was hot in the 90's and you saw it in all new construction homes. My home was built in 1999 thus the desk.
 
It looks great at first until you realize no … (26 comments)

home staging mn: New Year. New Face? Home Staging Minneapolis MN - 01/17/16 09:42 PM
It's time for a fresh start right? How about a new face on those kitchen cabinets? No plastic surgery needed!
I always get asked if it is a good idea to Re-Face cabinets and of course the answer is "it depends".
If you are selling your home soon than "No." Painting them may be your best option. If you have a high end home than yes you may need to Re-Face.
If you are not selling your home within the next couple years then you probably do want to Re-Face your cabinets if they are outdated. When you go to sell your … (14 comments)

home staging mn: "How Important Is It to Update My Bathroom for Selling?" - 10/16/15 08:38 AM
It depends. Don't you hate that answer! But it really does depend. What it depends on it which bathroom in your home we are talking about.
It really is a tiered system when it comes to updating your bathrooms for selling purposes.
Least important - Lower level bathroom (furthest from the main living area):
Most of the time this is the third bathroom in your home and the last one the potential buyer will see. This is lowest on the priority list of bathrooms you need to update.
Third Most Important - Guest Bathroom/Kid's Bathroom:
This is the bathroom normally found on the upper level off … (15 comments)

home staging mn: Buying A Stairway to Heaven? Home Staging Minneapolis MN - 07/28/14 09:45 AM
You know the song...we all love it. We sing along with Led Zeppelin.
 
"There's a lady who's sure all that glitters is goldAnd she's buying a stairway to heaven.When she gets there she knows, if the stores are all closedWith a word she can get what she came for.Ooh, ooh, and she's buying a stairway to heaven."
 
 
But would you want to buy this Stairway to Heaven??
Does this stairway give you the impression you are on your way to the Blissful Heaven of your Master Bedroom Suite?
 

 
Oh come on.....I dare you. … (10 comments)

home staging mn: Why Hire a Home Stager for your Occupied Home? Home Staging Minneapolis - 04/27/14 12:27 AM
Even though Home Staging has been around for over a dozen years in most areas, many people still don't know what a Home Stager does and why they should hire one. 
There are different reasons for hiring a Home Stager and the reasons differ depending on your situation. Let's look at the most common seller first, the seller that is living in their home and trying to get it ready to put on the market. 
The #1 reason that someone living in their home should hire a Home Stager is because of the MLS photos.
Yes....that is really what I said. Although the MLS photo is taken … (37 comments)

home staging mn: My Madmen House. Home Staging St. Paul, MN - 10/11/12 09:22 PM
My Madmen House. Home Staging St. Paul, MN

Yup....I got to stage a Madmen house. Well...that's what I called it anyway.
Do you watch the TV program "Madmen" set in the 50s and 60s?  
 
 Well I got to stage a Mid-Century Modern Home and had a blast!
The home was built by the home owner who was an Interior Designer. She raised her family in the home and died at age 93.
Everything was original and many things outdated so the children had to decide what to update and what to leave as is. Where was the best … (14 comments)

home staging mn: How Do You Find the Home Stager That is Right For You?? Home Staging MN - 10/09/12 10:39 PM
How Do You Find the Home Stager That is Right For You??   
Home Staging Minneapolis MN
 
You may live in an area with many Home Stagers to choose from and you just don't know how to choose. What should you look for and how will you know if they will be a good fit for you to stage your home?   
FIRST: Look at the Home Stager's Qualifications and Experience.
Are they certified? I have been a Certified Home Stager for eight years and am also a Certified Home Stager Pro Trainer for APSD. Your Home Stager should not have … (8 comments)

home staging mn: I LOVE SUMMER!! - 07/10/12 10:16 PM
What can I say...I love summer. One of my favorite places to be is on my patio with my husband and three St. Bernards. Why do I love summer? Look at what God created!! A little seed can become this......
The variety of greenery ....


 
The colors.....
 


 
The tranquility.....
 

 
 
I hope you are enjoying your summer and taking time to enjoy the breathtaking scenery around you!


 
 
 Originally Posted at: Rooms With Style - Home Staging MN Blog
 
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