Ezine Articles #8 Selling a Home During the Holidays - Should you Decorate?

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Selling a Home During the Holidays - Should you Decorate? is an article I wrote for Ezine Articles online magazine. Below is a summary and a link.


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Selling a Home During the Holidays - Should You Decorate?

By Karen Otto

Should you decorate your home for sale during the holidays? How will buyers react? Get the answer from Professional Home Staging Expert, Karen Otto before you decide to set the scene for your holiday home.



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Marchel Peterson
Results Realty - Spring, TX
Spring TX Real Estate E-Pro
Karen, It sounds like moderation is the key when decorating for the holidays and your house is on the market.  That was what I thought but you just re-inforced my views.  I enjoyed your article.
Dec 01, 2007 01:37 PM #1
Karen Otto
Home Star Staging - Plano, TX
Plano Home Staging, Dallas Home Staging, www.homes
Right on Marchel! Thanks for reading and glad you enjoyed it.  Merry Christmas to you and yours in Spring, TX.
Dec 01, 2007 02:02 PM #2
Susie Roscoe
Signature Realty Associates - Brandon, FL
Real Estate Specialist | Brandon, FL
This offers many useful articles I'll have to check out.  I think I'm going to start with HIDE THE TOILET!  LOL
Dec 01, 2007 02:21 PM #3
Karen Otto
Home Star Staging - Plano, TX
Plano Home Staging, Dallas Home Staging, www.homes
Thanks for coming by Susie! You've started with one of my favorites ;)... Have great day!
Dec 02, 2007 12:25 AM #4
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