staging: You've got a secret..Staging - 01/20/08 03:15 PM
Think of staging as your secret weapon. Yes secret for you Realtors.  Staging is what can set you apart from other Realtors when it comes to marketing a property.  Utilizing staging and home preparation services  can help you to dazzle your client in the interview process.  Sometimes  the homeowner will want to know "what's in it for me" that will determine which Realtor they will choose.  Staging can be your secret weapon that will offer to the client  a unique opportunity that other Realtors maybe just haven't considered.
I am alway surprised how many times I talk to a Realtor only to find out that they do … (3 comments)

staging: Dirty house seen as a fixer upper! - 01/20/08 02:17 PM
Will the new buyer see past a dirty house? 
Answer: Probably not and the house will probably fall under the fixer up category.
When we are called to do a report for the realtor and homeowner on how to get the home ready for sale we often see a dirty home.  This doesn't  mean necessarily that the house is cluttered it can just be dirty.  We recommend that if you want to list this house you better plan to pay for an outside service to come into the home and put the sparkle back into the home.  But don't stop there make sure just like … (6 comments)

staging: Don't wait 30 -60- 90 days..STAGE IT! - 01/20/08 02:14 PM
Has the real estate market in your area gone flat?  In the Reno market it has really slowed down and Realtors are looking for creative ways to sell the home. Staging is a great way to get new interest in a home that has been on the market for over 30 days. 
But why wait until the home has been on the market for 30-60-90 days.  Get it staged and sell it!  If you put staging as a part of your marketing strategy as you speak to your client on the listing if they decide against using staging at the beginning you will have … (3 comments)

staging: Looking to give yourself a raise? - 01/18/08 12:53 AM
Realtors...want to give yourself a RAISE?
STAGE YOUR LISTINGS AND YOU COULD MAKE $32,500 OR MORE ... PER YEAR!
The median home price in Reno/Sparks Washoe County is $332,000
Staged homes bring in 3-10% over the listing price. This equates to an equity gain of    $9,960- $33,200 or an average of $21,580 per property.At 3% commission: $674 for you or  2.5% commission: $540 for you
If you sold 2-4 homes per month at 3% commission: $1348 - $2696 for you
The calculation is easy to figure for your area.  Even if you sell only one house a month you still will be making more money at the … (0 comments)

staging: Successful STRATEGY--STAGING - 01/18/08 12:50 AM
Strategy for Success...STAGING
We can all agree that selling a house is all about the marketing efforts that the Realtor and homeowner puts into the selling process.
Selling a home in this market requires that Realtor and homeowner to think outside the comfort box.  We all remember the days when the homeowner didn't have to do much to sell their home...well those days are gone!
I realize that Realtors have a catch 22 situation- first they want to list the home so they tell the homeowner what a great home they have and after they have signed the listing they have to tell them the … (1 comments)

staging: Draw the Eye to Something Wonderful! - 01/07/08 03:36 AM
Draw the Eye to Something Wonderful
When you walk into a room, your eye automatically goes to a "focal point".  This is the "main feature" of the room and you and your guests will feel more comfortable if your eye can rest on this feature.
Some focal points are obvious like a beautiful picture window looking out to a serene garden or a fireplace; large or small is what will be noticed first when you enter the room.  However, sometimes a room has no distinguishing feature built in and you have to create one. Some ideas of focal points that you can add … (3 comments)

staging: Let there be LIGHT! - 01/06/08 02:58 PM
Most people do not have good lighting throughout their home.  They rely on overhead lighting but most overhead lighting is too bright or is in an area of the room that does not give good lighting for the entire room.  Or maybe a table lamp with the wrong shade or wattage for the bulb. Does this sound like your house?
Nothing will improve the look of a room as emphatically as lighting.  Illumination dramatically affects the mood of a room.  There are four different types of lighting that can be used, decorative, accent, ambient and task.  Use as many types of lighting … (0 comments)

staging: No Cost Decorating - Redesign your Home Interior - 01/05/08 11:17 AM
No Cost Decorating -Redesign your Home Interior
By Karel Rogers / Real Estate Staging Unlimited
Interior Redesign, what actually is this?  Interior redesign makes the most out of your living space by using your existing furniture, artwork and home accessories in a totally new, fresh and innovative way.  Interior Redesign is similar to a "personal makeover" for your home.
Wouldn't it be refreshing not to spend any money or very little to give your home a completely new look!  Well it is easy when you use the Redesign concepts. It just takes 10 easy steps and you could have the home you've dreamed … (2 comments)

staging: Christmas Decorating-Let us help you! - 11/20/07 03:20 AM

We can provide beautiful holiday decorating for your home or office...Whether you like playful snowmen, jolly old Santa or traditional decorations we can create a holiday look that you and your family will love!
We can use your decorations, purchase items for you or you can rent ours...Call today to set your appointment to get ready and decorated for this holiday season!  775-828-1133
HOME STAGING SERVICES Home Staging is here to stay is because it works! About 80% of our work is real estate staging for vacant houses.  Yes houses not homes.  There is a difference.  A home is place where a family lives … (0 comments)

staging: STAGE YOUR LISTINGS AND YOU COULD INCREASE YOUR SALARY $32K OR MORE PER YEAR - 11/11/07 01:11 AM
STAGE YOUR LISTINGS AND YOU COULD MAKE $32,500 OR MORE ... PER YEAR!· The medianhome price in Reno/Sparks Wahsoe County is $332,000
· Staged homes bring in 3-10% over the listing price. This equates to an
equity gain of $9,960- $33,200 or an average of $21,580 per property.At 3% commission: $674 for youAt 2.5% commission: $540 for youIf you sold 2-4 homes per month at 3% commission: $1348 - $2696 for you
We are the largest staging company in our area.  We offer staging services for vacant and occupied homes at very reasonable pricing.  Call today for your free estimate and we'll look forward to helping … (0 comments)

staging: Hate to decorate for Christmas..Let us do it for you! - 10/16/07 05:38 AM
This Holiday Season Let us Decorate Your Office or Home
Whether you like playful snowmen, jolly old Santa or traditional decorations we will put together a
look that will bring a joyful holiday presence to your office or home.
Our Holiday Decorating Services Include:
Decorating Office SpaceDecorating HomesUsing your decorations (or)Purchasing decorations for youRenting decorations from usWe fill up our calendar fast so call today for your free estimate and schedule your date for holiday decorating between November 20th -December 20th by November 1,2007 and save $100.00 775-828-1133 office 775-742-1425 cell  
That's right  call us by November 1st and you'll save $100 towards any holiday decorating services for … (0 comments)

staging: FREE CLASS -Stage it...Sell it! - 10/14/07 10:14 AM
Are you unable to get buyers to look at your listings?  
Then mark your calendar for this FREE class and lunch!  Please be our guest. We will present techniques and concepts about staging both vacant and occupied homes.  We will discuss How and Why staging will help to break down the current obstacles in the marketplace and bottom line.... grow your business.    
You will be challenged and motivated to think outside the box and use new or re-newed marketing concepts that will help you to get the sold sign posted!
 So, if you want to get the best listing price and the home sold in the least amount of … (0 comments)

staging: Does your home for sale have the right colors? - 10/14/07 10:10 AM
Trying to sell a house with vibrate colors can really slow down the selling process. I recently went into a house that had an abundant amount of color.  Blue, green, periwinkle, burgundy, teal green were in every room.  I complimented my client that she had chosen colors that she loved but followed the statement that most likely the new homeowners would want to put there own stamp of color into their home.  I recommended a neutral light warm color to cover her current colors.  She agreed and made arrangements to get the rooms painted before she listed her home.
By painting her home she … (0 comments)

staging: Virtual Tours do they work? - 10/14/07 10:02 AM
I'm a real estate stager so of course I believe in virtual tours.  The projects that we complete always look better when a virtual is done and why wouldn't you want to have your investment advertised in the best format. 
Regular or still pictures just do not give the true dimensions of each room not to mention the quality of lighting, angles and general overall look of the room does not come across as exciting as a virtual tour will provide. 
Why not consider virtual tours as part of your marketing strategy. More than ever people are shopping on the Internet and this format is … (0 comments)

staging: Who pays for staging..homeowner or Realtor? - 10/13/07 02:56 PM
We have the largest staging company in Reno so we provide a higher level of service and products than most other staging companies.  We own all of the furnishings and accessories and we have a lot of them.  And it's our product that always makes a house beautiful and unique.
So after you decide that you are going to stage who will pay for it?  I would say that about 70% of the time the homeowner pays for the service.  After we build a relationship with a Realtor we find that they want every house staged because they see the benefit and they pay for … (0 comments)

staging: Staging...is it here to stay? - 10/13/07 02:47 PM
Staging is not a new concept. It has been around since the early 90's but like everything it takes an idea to travel around awhile before everyone catches the concept and can see the value.
HGTV was the wild fire for establishing the staging concept.  They informed their viewers about this innovative concept of presenting the home completing ready to the future homeowners.  By de-cluttering, de-personalizing, reshaping the existing furniture or adding a complete home of furniture to fit the home it helps to establish an excitement and a connection to the new homeowner. 
Staging is not going to go away any time soon, so … (0 comments)

staging: Is STAGING a part of your marketing? - 10/13/07 01:46 PM
We can all agree that selling a house is all about the marketing efforts that the Realtor puts into the selling process.
I often speak to Realtors that don't believe in staging or really pressing the seller to do much of anything to get the home ready to sell. I don't understand why. We have so much data that shows that preparing the home and staging sells the home faster and often for more money.
I think Realtors have a catch 22 situation- first they want to list the home so they tell the homeowner what a great home they have and after they have signed the … (0 comments)

staging: Pictures are IMPORTANT - 10/13/07 01:42 PM
Selling a home is all about getting the home ready to sell and making sure all the details are completed prior to listing the property.  Even a good house can look better when you apply staging.  Whether the home is occupied or vacant, staging will always improve the value of the home.
After the home has been primped and prepped it's time to sell it. If you are not using a professional service for your photos you should be!  There really is a big difference and with many people using the Internet to search out for their new home good photos are VERY … (0 comments)

staging: Have you considered STAGING? - 10/13/07 01:38 PM
Real Estate Staging Unlimited is the largest staging company in the Reno/Tahoe areas. Other staging companies rent their products. Not us, we own all the furnishings and home accessories that will be used to create a home that the future homeowner will fall in love with.   
Has the real estate market in your area gone flat?  In the Reno market it has really slowed down and Realtors are looking for creative ways to sell the home. Staging is a great way to get new interest in a home that has been on the market for over 30 days. 
But why wait until the … (0 comments)

staging: FREE CLASS : Are you unable to get buyers to look at your listings? - 10/13/07 01:34 PM
Are you unable to get buyers to look at your listings?  Then mark your calendar for this FREE class and lunch!  Please be our guest. We will present techniques and concepts about staging both vacant and occupied homes.  We will discuss How and Why staging will help to break down the current obstacles in the marketplace and bottom line.... grow your business.     You will be challenged and motivated to think outside the box and use new or re-newed marketing concepts that will help you to get the sold sign posted!
So, if you want to get the best listing price and the home sold in the least amount … (0 comments)

 

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