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Home Stager - StageTwoSell LLC
Have you every wondered about a good kitchen paint color?   Yesterday Stage Two Sell did a Real Estate Consultation for a seller in Horseheads NY who had done a great deal of preparing her home for sale.  Great!  There were just a few issues that we addressed.  We arranged furniture to better sel...
As a Home Stager in Pennsylvania and New York, I often like to track my time for Home Staging or  Design Projects or to see how long it takes "behind the scenes" when I prepare for a staging job.  For several years I've been using the free app HOURS TRACKER  on my iPhone.  It's so easy to use!  ...
Buyers are looking at each listing to imagine themselves living in the spaces.  Dated styles in bedding can be a turn off.  Take a look at the difference an investment in under $200 can make.   Home staging is not just for vacant properties. Often occupied properties need a little extra oomph. Wh...
This Keller Williams Agent has had some experience with poor showings.  This may ring true for you if you are an agent, and if you are selling your house...listen well. If you really don't want to sell your home, here are 10 things that you can do to sabotage the sale (based on my real world expe...
     Are you making any of these 3 common mistakes when getting ready to sell your house?    Mistake # 1          You’re really not ready to sell.   This may sound harsh, because you said you want to sell your house, but there are many people who think they are ready, who say they are ready, but ...
I had a conversation with a REA today about a new phone purchase.  She is having trouble with hers and is in the market.  I can't imagine working without my iPhone.  Here are some good thoughts about apps.  I also like some of the photo apps and there is even one for measuring rooms:  "Measures" ...
Ah, the kitchen.  Buyers don't want a huge remodel project that they overestimate to cost a bundle.  Sellers should consider all the upgrades that can be made that will help turn the kitchen from an dated space to a beautiful room.  Call Stage Two Sell to get a Consultation and see how your kitch...
This home staging job shows great staging but also the importance of great photography in marketing real estate.  Note the wide angles and how much of the room shows in each photo. When staging homes in Elmira NY and surrounging areas we work at helping to get great after photos for the on line l...
On the west coast where staging is very popular, you'll find some great stagers.  Maureen is one of them!  Take a look at her transformations and excellent photography that changed the presentation of this home.Oregon Realtors Partner with Home Stagers for Outstanding Results The very best type o...
If you have a short wall in an attic room and wonder how to showcase it...look at these photos.  The floating storage unit works in the short space and the bed on the unexpected angle brings energy to the room!Our Portland Home Staging company stages many different types of homes throughout Portl...

Debra Landy

PA and NY Home Stager
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