Realtor sees our work at another staging and calls us in.......after we staged this condo, she's converted!

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Home Stager with SPACELiFT HOME STAGING, Greater Vancouver

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We were called in to give this space some new life by a Realtor who had taken a client through another property we had staged.  She saw our work, picked up a business card and promptly called us in to stage a condo she was just listing.  This poor condo was in rough shape and seeing as it is in a very funky area of the city with a ton of competition, it needed some real punch! The green and white was mirrored throughout the property, including the deck and it looked fresh and inviting.  She was so thrilled with the work and already has another potential client for us....love when they see the light :-)

 

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Rainmaker
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Lori Kim Polk
Premiere Home Staging : Home Staging Services - Roseville, CA
Home Stager - Roseville, Sacramento

Very sleek and clean line... love it!

Jun 12, 2010 04:37 AM #4
Rainmaker
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Kathy Nielsen
http://atlantahomestaging.net - Marietta, GA
Atlanta Georgia Home Stager

Awesome. I too love the sleek look.  Simply amazing!

Congratulations. Your home staging is being featured in the group Staging Before and After Pictures.

Kathy

Jun 12, 2010 05:24 AM #5
Rainmaker
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Leanne Zumbrunnen
Showhomes of Kansas City - Lenexa, KS

Very hip and "green".  Great job! 

Jun 12, 2010 05:30 AM #6
Rainmaker
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Ginger Foust
Certified Staging Professional - Oakhurst, CA
Home Stager Oakhurst CA, Dream Interior Redesign & Staging

No doubt she's thrilled and converted.  It looked like a storage unit in the before photo.  LOVE those conversions!  Great job Lisa

Jun 12, 2010 06:34 AM #7
Rainmaker
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Julia Maher
Nestings: Connecticut Home Staging and Model Homes - Fairfield, CT
Connecticut Home Stager

Love the artwork - is it your photography?  Tell us more!  Julie

Jun 12, 2010 07:35 AM #8
Rainmaker
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Ginger Foust
Certified Staging Professional - Oakhurst, CA
Home Stager Oakhurst CA, Dream Interior Redesign & Staging

Lisa I just noted...why is this members only?  Why aren't you getting your work out there for the public to see? 

Jun 12, 2010 11:38 AM #9
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Donna Ross
Room Remedy Interiors, Sydney, Australia - Salton City, CA
Home Decorating, House Staging, Sydney

Love it. It's perfect! Congratulations on a job well done.

I agree with Ginger. Why is this post members only? This wonderful makeover is worthy of more attention from the world at large.

Donna

 

Jun 12, 2010 11:43 AM #10
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Birgit Anich
Birgit Anich Staging & Interiors, 203.807.4040 - Norwalk, CT
CT Home Stager Fairfield & New Haven County

Wow! Love the dining room - so simple sleek!! Love the artwork!!!!

Jun 12, 2010 02:42 PM #11
Rainmaker
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Liz Gallagher
LG Home Harmony - Home Stagers & Organizers - Montreal, QC
Montreal Quebec RESA member

WOW ... that's one helluva difference!  No wonder you got a call.

Beautiful job Lisa

Jun 12, 2010 03:17 PM #12
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Karen Ondayko
Dazzle Home Design - Home Staging Pro - northern Virginia - Alexandria, VA

Fabulous results...keep up the good work spreading the staging "gospel" and converting more realtors and homeowners!

Jun 12, 2010 03:21 PM #13
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Marianne Cherico
Interiors by Marianne Cherico - Foxboro, MA
Home Stager -Massachusetts and Rhode Island

Lisa,

It really came out gorgeous!

Marianne

Jun 12, 2010 03:57 PM #14
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Linda Thompson
Selling By Design-Staging - Fresno, CA

I also loved the art. Very unusual.

Jun 12, 2010 06:29 PM #15
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Lisa Roy
SPACELiFT HOME STAGING, Greater Vancouver - Vancouver, BC

Hey Kevin,  I haven't priced it out for buying all th items. I do know that it doesn't make sense at all to buy the items in most cases though.  For example, the dining table and chairs cost about $250 per month to rent and the 2 pieces of art would be about $90 per month to rent.  To buy those two pieces of art, it would cost approx $800, so that would be about 9 months worth of rental to pay it off!  This property will not sit that long, I can assure you!  The idea of renting furniture for staging is that it is appropiate to the space and the homeowner does not have to love it.  When you rent items, you don't need to worry about them working in the nw home, only that they work here, to sell THIS space.  Hope that answers your question?

Ginger and Donna, thanks for the great comments, haven't really thought about why I never post to the public? Guess I should look more into that :-) Thanks for the suggestion. 

 

Jun 13, 2010 05:01 AM #16
Rainmaker
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Sally Weatherley
EXIT STAGE RIGHT - Vancouver, BC
Vancouver Home Staging, Home Stager Vancouver, B.C

Lisa, whoot, whoot - way to go - love to hear success stories like this!  Do you leave your business cards when you stage a property?  I haven't done this, but perhaps should start.  Love the green.

Jun 13, 2010 06:18 PM #17
Rainmaker
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Janice Ankrett
Janice Ankrett Home Staging - Burlington, ON
Staging Professional

Lisa, WOW!  The paint, art and furnishings turned it into a home. Congrats on your success.

Jun 18, 2010 12:49 PM #18
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Susan Macaulay
Clarity Over Clutter - Winnipeg, MB

Lisa:

This small dining space looks amazing!  Less is more and it sure is inviting.   It is nice to see what the creativity of a Professional Home Stager for this type of space can do.  This is a great before & after. Thanks for sharing with us.

Jun 29, 2010 06:05 PM #19
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Lesley Wagstaff
Re/Max Results Realty in Vancouver, BC - Coquitlam, BC
For Real Estate and Mortgages

Nice Job.  I agree with the others you should be showing the public what you can do.  The best advertising possible.

Jul 24, 2010 07:25 AM #20
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Robert May
Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate - Lethbridge, AB
Real estate consulting

Hey Lisa, you need to upgrade your main pic to a high def quality image so it shows up on the BC roster, right now no pic shows which means the image was not high enough quality.  I had a similar problem with my lethbridge real estate blog pic a while back.

Jul 31, 2010 12:09 PM #21
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Elysse Bulloch
Calgary, AB

Oh my goodness their was a dining room in their. I love that art work. Fabulously done Lisa

Aug 19, 2010 06:16 AM #22
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Elysse Bulloch
Calgary, AB

Oh my goodness their was a dining room in their. I love that art work. Fabulously done Lisa

Aug 19, 2010 06:16 AM #23
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