Staging Occupied Homes; Helping Sellers Achieve Their Goals.

Home Stager with Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369

Professional Stagers have a saying: The way people dwell in a home is not the way they sell a home.



Usually people have too much stuff & part of a Stager's in home consultation is dealing compassionately with how, why & what to declutter to make a home a marketable product.

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Making a home marketable means: every room has a purpose so buyers don't have to guess, & using the appropriate decor to target the buyers in that area.

Using the existing items an owner has is always helpful to their budget.


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But once in a while we come across a homeowner who doesn't have too much; they have too little. (or some don't have useable items due to age or wear).

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Most Stagers will rent furniture, art & accessories to a seller so a home not only looks lived in, but sells a lifestyle.


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Then the only thing left to happen is; buyers falling in love with a home, because they connect emotionally & can picture themselves living there!

The possiblities are endless!


Comments (3)

Sharon Lee
Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance - Jonesborough, TN
Retired and loving life

Spoken like a true staging professional. That is why folks looks to sell their home need to call you.

Feb 25, 2016 01:49 AM
Peg Barcelo
Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369 - Summerland, BC
The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC

Thanx Sharon!

I think I will have to depend on Homeowners to hire me since the Realtors here don't 'get' that a Half Million or Million (+) dollar home needs to look like one & that the target buyers are coming from cities where Staging is the norm so expectations (to pay asking $) are high.

Feb 25, 2016 02:01 AM
Janice Ankrett
Burlington, ON
Staging Professional

Peg, I understand completely. The focus of my business is on occupieds. I work with the seller's things as much as possible but some times ..... you have to fill in the blanks for the buyers.

Feb 25, 2016 03:31 AM
Peg Barcelo

It's great isn't it!?

I'm just the opposite Janice; I have done mostly vacant, but the occupieds I did help the homeowners with was so satisfying!

Being able to use what they had & augment where needed to make a desriable marketable product a Realtor could run with & sell! Awesome feeling!

Feb 25, 2016 05:02 AM