Yikes! Sorry you saw me NAKED!

Home Stager with 1st Stage Property Transformations

I hope I didn't scare you away! :/

I know, there are way too many of us hanging around NAKED. ( <-----Did you just click that link) ;)

We think we're looking all cool with a little primping & fluffing (paint & carpet). Not!

Really......like the Doctor always say's "After you've seen one you've seen them all....they all start to look alike!"

YIKES!  No, no I'm different! I don't look like all the rest! BLAH BLAH BLAH

YIKES is right! Let's face it, hearing that you "all look alike" isn't going to help when you are trying to sell a Vacant/NAKED Home!

Sure you might think price is KING, however with all the Short Sales, Foreclosures & REO's currently for sale, what makes YOUR Listing stand out from all the rest?

Let's make your Vacant/NAKED Listing the QUEEN of the Valley by Home Staging! :)


So here I sit NAKED, a little awkward and uncomfortable.  :(

Why is everyone walking right past me? 

Come on....stop, hang out, get to know me!!

Oh.....you can't cause there is no where to sit and relax....and you feel a bit awkward.

I understand....I don't blame you. :(

Murrieta Vacant Kitchen and Family Room


HELLO! Well Look at me NOW!  I'm all dressed up and ready to GO!

Please, PLEAse, PLEASSSSSSSE, come back and check me out!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Murrieta Home Staged Kitchen and Family Room

Murrieta Home Staging Kitchen   Murrieta Home Staging Family Room

LOOK.....now you can pull up a chair......sit........relax....stay awhile...........get to know ME! :)

Be proud to bring all your friends to check me out!

Now that I am no longer awkward and NAKED! 

Is it me, or do I see a little swagger ;) 

Welcome Home!




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Blog posted by Janice Sutton, Murrieta Temecula Home Stager.  Home staging & marketing homes for the Inland Empire/Riverside County & San Diego County.

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Tessa Skeens
Hampton ReDesign, Home Staging and Redesign - Grand Junction, CO
Staging For Realtors, Builders & Investors

Very cute Janice!!! Love the staging as always and you gave me a new term for vacant staging that I, for one, am going to steal ;)

Feb 04, 2011 02:53 AM #72
Bob Zorechak - ABR, GRI, e-PRO
Keller Williams Realty Metropolitan - Morristown, NJ
Sells Homes in Morris/Somerset/Hunterdon Cos., NJ

Great points.  Great before and after pics. Well written post!

Feb 04, 2011 03:24 AM #73
Janice Sutton
1st Stage Property Transformations - Murrieta, CA
Home Stager - Temecula Murrieta

Irene - Always try to spice up my blogs like my houses!  Gotta get you looking!! :) I agree!  Some say older and wiser...I say older and more layers!

Beverly - Thanks! My hub was the inspiration of this blog due to a Realtor walking in while we were "dressing" and he stated "You showed your Buyer's this home when it was NAKED?"  Bingo a blog was born! ;)

Kristine - Thanks! We are really all the same aren't we!  DOM is big and no one wants their listing sitting with carrying costs!  Just trying to help REA's to see the light at the end of the STAGING! :)

Steven - Can I get a WOOT-WOOT! You just made my day!  You would have made my year had you lived closer ;)  I am so happy to hear you are considering marketing your properties with Home Staging!  You won't be disappointed!

Monica - Thanks! The power of home staging is truly priceless!


Feb 04, 2011 04:27 AM #74
Janice Sutton
1st Stage Property Transformations - Murrieta, CA
Home Stager - Temecula Murrieta

Erica - Just like a Blog Title.....Home Staging catches the eye of Buyer's looking first online before visiting the property!  BIG ONLINE EYE OPENER! =)

Karen - Glad I caught your attention!  That is the job of Professional Home Stagers....to catch the attention of Home Buyers!  Then we have them relax and sit while you write up the OFFER! :)

Steven - WOW WOW WOW!  Coming from an AR Big Wig I am flattered!! Blogging is such a powerful tool and I am always learning what to do in this wild social media world.

Gary - Thanks! Glad you agree!  Yes NAKED can be SCARY!  No one wants to be SCARED when making an OFFER.

Don - Thanks! Always trying to educate ;)  Yup....Bad pictures and great staging is a nightmare.....SCARY! Keep a belt on ;)

Joelle - Thank you!  Please show clients my post.  You may also want to add a Home Stager to your team and bring them with you on listing appointments!  A win-win!

Jason - Thank you soooooo much!  Title of the Day!!  Woo HOO! Always trying to help!  Points? Did you mention points?  Oh you were talking about home staging points....not AR points! Shucks;)


Feb 04, 2011 04:41 AM #75
Janice Sutton
1st Stage Property Transformations - Murrieta, CA
Home Stager - Temecula Murrieta

Cheryl - Thanks!  Hmmmm sounds like you may need to set the stage...start the trend....beat your competition to it!!  :)

Kristi - LOL me too!  I had read it a couple of times!  Yes....Sex does Sell which leads me to an upcoming blog about how I stage NAKED!

Dan & Amy - Thank you!  How often do we see BUYERS rushing quickly through vacant homes.  Nothing to grab their attention.  Yes I agree, Sellers are wise to INVEST in HOME STAGING. :)

Robert - Thank you!  Not only do staged homes look more inviting they are also more memorable!  :)

Linda - Thanks Girlfriend! Glad you liked the sexy staging!  Yup, SEX sells.......who knew!  Did you happen to see the POLE in the corner ;)

Frank & Sharon - Thanks!  I have been known to push the limits with blog titles!  In this market you have to catch peoples attention....Home Staging does that for Homer Buyers!



Feb 04, 2011 04:51 AM #76
Janice Sutton
1st Stage Property Transformations - Murrieta, CA
Home Stager - Temecula Murrieta

Christine - Thanks!  Blogs titles are like Home Staging......attracts attention!

Sandi - Thanks! I am glad you enjoyed this post.  Now imagine how much your Buyer's would like to sit down with you and write an offer! ;)

Nathan - Thanks! Glad you agree!  As far as Banks and short sales Home Staging, times are changing....Local banks are starting to uss Home Staging!  Their is a light at the end of the tunnel!!! Smart Banks! :)

David - Thank you!  LOL!  Don't sell yourself short!!  Try it you might like it!! Staging that is..... :)

Phil - Thanks! Now grab hold of a Home Stager and start using this EYE CATCHING marketing tool!!  Sell Sell Sell!

Malik - Thanks! Eye catching...that's what its all about! Make your listings look better and stand out from all the rest!

Tessa - Thanks Girlfriend!  No stealing I am giving it to you.....spread the NAKED word!  Dress up those embarrassing homes!!  You go Girl!

Bob - Thank you so much!  It's easy to write a post when you are passionate and believe in what you are doing! :)

Feb 04, 2011 05:01 AM #77
Kristal Kraft
The Berkshire Group Realtors - Denver, CO
Selling Metro Denver Real Estate - 303-589-2022

Having a well decorated home certainly helps stimulate those creative juices!


Feb 04, 2011 05:33 AM #78
Alla Philippova
Destination Home Staging - Candiac, QC
Home Stager, Montreal Area

Very funny! I loved your sense of humor!

Feb 04, 2011 05:37 AM #79
Janice Sutton
1st Stage Property Transformations - Murrieta, CA
Home Stager - Temecula Murrieta

Kristal - I agree!  Also helps Buyer's visualize a lifestyle!

Alla - Thank you! In this industry you have to have a good sense of humor :D


Feb 04, 2011 09:31 AM #80
Kathy Nielsen
http://atlantahomestaging.net - Marietta, GA
Atlanta Georgia Home Stager

While your "naked" title brought them into this post - it's your incredible staging that shines!! What an amazing transformation. 

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


Feb 04, 2011 11:11 PM #81
Michelle Minch
Moving Mountains Design Home Staging, Pasadena, CA - Los Angeles, CA
Home Staging Los Angeles and Pasadena, CA

Believe it or not, I got a phone call last year from a man who wanted to know if I did naked staging. He meant really naked, without any clothes! Now why someone would want to see a sweaty naked woman pushing furniture around and folding towels is beyond me, but I guess it takes all kinds.

When I read the title of your post, I thought "Oh Lordy, he's looking for another naked stager". Glad that wasn't the case!

Beautiful photos, Janice.

Feb 05, 2011 03:34 AM #82
Maureen Fukumoto
Help-U-Sell Realty Pro - Mililani, HI

Your pictures say it all, staging works. 

Feb 05, 2011 08:02 PM #83
Amy Bly
Great Impressions Home Staging/Interiors - Montville, NJ
Styling Homes for Selling and Staying

Janice, loved your post, and I seriously would like to know how you upload your photos to AR to look so great . . . I need a tutorial on placement, alignment, sizing! Where did you learn? 

Feb 06, 2011 12:48 AM #84
Michelle Finnamore
Toronto GTA, Alliston, Newmarket - Vaughan, ON
Preparing your property for sale

Catchy titles always pull in the viewers!  Great staging work keeps them tuned in . Great work on both ends. Maybe feature the naked house of the week?

Feb 06, 2011 01:19 AM #85
Janice Sutton
1st Stage Property Transformations - Murrieta, CA
Home Stager - Temecula Murrieta

Kathy - Thank you for your kind words and featuring this post in Staging Before & After pictures Group!  I am honored! :)

Michelle M. - Thank you!  Yikes! Takes all kinds is right!  Keeps us on our toes!!

Maureen - Thanks! 1st impressions are so important! Pictures are so powerful when done correctly!

Amy - Thank you! Uploading pictures to your blog is easier then you think!  Here is a great tutorial that Kristal Kraft was so kind to put together! Good luck!

Michelle F. - Thank you thank you!  I like that idea.....NAKED HOUSE of the Week gets DRESSED! Hmmmmm yoiu got me thinking :)


Feb 07, 2011 05:09 AM #86
Ashley Whittenberger
Ashley Whittenberger Fine Art - Austin, TX

What a gorgeous stage and a tremendous transformation! Good work, and great blog entry!

Feb 14, 2011 11:06 AM #87
Ginger Pugliese
EXIT Realty Eastcoast Shirvanian - Holmdel, NJ

A TREMENDOUS testimonial to vacant staging...Sellers should also see this...it does make a difference!  Great post...thanks!

Feb 14, 2011 03:05 PM #88
Janice Sutton
1st Stage Property Transformations - Murrieta, CA
Home Stager - Temecula Murrieta

Ashley - Thank you so much! I appreciate the support!

Ginger - Thanks! I totally agree!!! Don't keep this post a secret feel free to re-blog and spread the staging word!! A win-win for all!!

Feb 15, 2011 06:58 AM #89
Joni Bailey
101 Main St. Realty - Huntsville, TX
Your Huntsville / Lake Livingston Area REALTOR®
This is a feature worthy post indeed! Great title, great content!!
Jun 18, 2011 12:17 PM #90
Janice Sutton
1st Stage Property Transformations - Murrieta, CA
Home Stager - Temecula Murrieta

Thanks Joni!!  Always try my best!! :)

Jun 18, 2011 01:10 PM #91
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