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          A Mini Home Show - Get Your Home in Shape

Claudia Jacobs Design - "Fall Back in Love with Your Home"

The Builders Association of the Hudson Valley held a Mini Home Show on Saturday.  A full house of homeowners joined in as Claudia Jacobs  presented Fall Back in Love with Your Home. Charming and knowledgeable, Claudia gave an hour presentation of tips on how to get your home to look and feel special and new again.  Have you ever felt that you were loved by your home? Claudia revisited this concept with some simple changes to rekindle the love again, like when you first moved in. 

Home Stager Goshen NYThe presentation discussed how to make good choices when redecorating, remodeling or getting your home ready to sell. Color, flooring, painting and even what to do with that old bathroom that screams an out of date color were a hot  topic. Sometimes just focusing on the good features can tone down what you are not happy with. De-cluttering a home is the number one thing to do when getting a home ready for sale. Agents frequently discuss this with clients, but not all of them listen. Those that do end up with a faster sale and for more money. Before and after photos in her PowerPoint presentation were a compelling way to convince even the most skeptical of why Staging is so important. When a buyer can see the rooms they can begin their love affair with a home. Claudia had some great recommendations to think about. The audience asked  questions and the answers created a lively discussion. Many attendees took notes and found her presentation most helpful. To be sure they will be back for more of her tips. They were already asking for additional locations and times that she was going to be offering more info. That tells me that they found the information quite useful!!Newburgh NY Flowers

As the local Realtor invited I was able to answer questions for homeowners about value and market trends. There are quite a few factors that go into pricing a home, and that is where I was able to tie in the two professions. Understanding the numbers can save you a good deal of money. If you are looking to make improvements to your home a plan and budget are first and foremost. Knowing the current value of your home can help you with making these  important decisions.

It was fun to be out meeting homeowners in the area and to hear Claudia speak and share her knowledge. I look forward to more tips from the pro! Make sure to check out her website for the where and when. Claudia is published in the Times Herald Record each Sunday with a column that you won't want to miss. 

Whether you are looking to just gather information or begin a project we are both here to help. If you would like to schedule a consultation to find out what your home is worth in today’s market, fill out this form  for me to contact you now. Claudia can be contacted at 845-294-8993.



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Claudia Jacobs Design - "Fall Back in Love with Your Home"

Janis Borgueta, a Realtor in Newburgh NY. Her blog is about living, working and Real Estate in The Hudson Valley. If you would like more information about Real Estate in Newburgh NY and Living in the Hudson Valley, please subscribe to this blog. When you are looking to buy a new home, Search the MLS for New Homes in Newburgh NY. We have homes for sale in Newburgh NY.

Comments (9)

Debbie Walsh
Shahar Management - Middletown, NY
Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036

Glad it went well yesterday Janis.  I was sorry I wasn't able to make it.  I look forward to seeing you this week!

Apr 07, 2013 01:41 AM
Janis Borgueta
Newburgh, NY
Retired RE Salesperson

thanks Debbie. Claudia captures the audience well and conveys her message. The homeowners were happy to listen to all the info and gather some ideas with how to go forward in their own situation.  Can't wait to see you on Tuesday!!

Apr 07, 2013 02:42 AM
Sally Weatherley
Vancouver Home Staging, Home Stager Vancouver, B.C

Janis - What a great collaboration!  Sounds like Claudia really got her message out on how beneficial it is to stage a home for sale.  What fun! 

Apr 07, 2013 03:16 AM
Roger D. Mucci
Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092 - Euclid, OH
Lets shake things up at your home today!

Bubbeleh, that's so cool.  Another ActiveRain Dynamic Duo.

Apr 07, 2013 07:25 AM
Ginny Gorman
RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate - North Kingstown, RI
Homes for Sale in Southern RI and beyond

Janis, it obviously was a win win show for you...pick up great tips and share as well!

Apr 07, 2013 10:45 PM
Joanna Cohlan
Fresh Eyes For Your Home - Chappaqua, NY
Designing, Decorating & Staging Westchester Homes

Great post Janis and glad it worked out beautifully-love the idea of falling back in love with your home!

Apr 07, 2013 11:16 PM
Claudia Jacobs
Claudia Jacobs Designs LLC, Goshen, NY - Goshen, NY
Decorating, Staging

Thank you so much Janis! The day was well attended.  A packed house overflowing the parking lot & filling every seat with dragging chairs from other locations of the building! Glad to be surrounded by such wonderful, supportive vendors such as yourself. Everyone contributed to the dialog offering great information in their field of expertise. Thank YOU! Love your post. 

Apr 08, 2013 03:42 AM
Janis Borgueta
Newburgh, NY
Retired RE Salesperson

Sally - Telling you staging works is like preaching to the choir. This was a fun event and helped spread the word.

It was a win win Ginny. I can tell you the audience took away a lot of great info.

Thanks Joanna.. New love to spread around!! Can't wait to see you Wednesday!.

Claudia.. You are the best. This was certainly a lot of fun and everyone hung on to your every word. Many took copious notes. Feel proud.. you did a great job!

Apr 08, 2013 05:19 AM
Connie Harvey
Pilkerton Realtors - Brentwood, TN
Realtor - Nashville TN Real Estate

Janis, sounds like a nice event with good information being shared to homeowners.

Apr 09, 2013 03:10 AM