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Barking dogs are definitely NOT a seller's best friend -- neither are hissing cats, noisy birds, or -- yikes -- snakes and lizards. At best, they are a distraction to buyers; at worst a deterrent to buyers even making it through a house tour. As the mother of two boys who love animals, I'm used t...
As a home stager, I see houses all the time that don't present well -- until I'm done with them :>) Here are 5 things you can do -- beyond cleaning and de-cluttering -- to eliminate buyer objections and get them to love your home: 1) Move out all excess pieces of furniture to make spaces look lar...
One of the more, ahem, interesting aspects of my job as a home stager is dealing with animal heads on walls, religious paintings or statuary, avocado appliances, outdated wallpaper, stained or very outdated carpeting.  I hit the jackpot with my very first client six months ago when I walked throu...
I talked to a prospect today who told me that her agent brought over another agent to give input on why her house isn't getting offers. Both of these agents are top agents in our area, but the client's agent is warm and sweet. The agent who was brought over to give her opinion was rude, brusque, ...
According to Barb Schwarz, founder of, an on-line article recently appeared stating misconceptions about what stagers do and don't do. The article stated that stagers purposefully cover up problems in homes for sale. According to Schwarz, "the article further described how agents ...

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