Hello my active rain friends, Just made my first video blog. It's actually a video that I made to post on a business partners website.  Would you all take a look and let me know what you think?  Please don't throw fruits and vegetables! Thanks in advance, Anita
In the spirit of St. Patrick's Day, may the luck of the Irish be with us all!   However, why chance it, take your listing from drab to fab by using a qualified Stager!  As Stager's we help both the Realtors and homeowners reach their common goal of getting properties sold faster and for more mone...
This week I received a contact form via my website, in the comment section it read: We need your help! I immediately called the client and listened to her lament of how she and her husband transferred from Ohio to Maryland. Just to have his job transfer them back in a year.  They put their home o...
I know I am singing to the choir when I say Staging works!  This lovely row home went under contract for full price in twelve days.  The seller received three offers, two for the full price! Now that's effective marketing! Anita Carrington President - the Dovian Group LLC
Is the apprehension we as Stager's encounter from both sellers and Realtors alike because we have failed to effectively communicate the value of our services?  The top twelve most persuasive words utilized in the English language are as follows: 1.You  2. Money 3. Save  4. New  5. Results 6. Heal...
1. Who is your favorite musical artist?  Van Hunt for now.....I also love Maroon 5! I Really Love It WhenI Love It When We Make MistakesBecause Once AgainIt Gives Me A Reason To ComplainI Love The Battle LinesThe Battle Lines We Draw When Crossin The MudOoh I Love It When We FightStanding On The ...
A few weeks ago, I went to the Cheesecake Factory with my sister Doris and girlfriend Trena to have a leisurely lunch. It was a beautiful day, so we asked for outdoor seating.  A few moments after the host seated us, out of the corner of my eye, I see another host seat a woman adjacent to our tab...
A Realtor searching for a Stager in Northern Virginia called to ask how much I would charge to Stage a property.  First, I assured her it was in both our best interests that I not provide pricing over the phone.  I have learned my lesson regarding giving quotes on properties, sight unseen!  What'...
Putting your home on the market without Staging is like a putting a supermodel on the catwalk without makeup! It’s like trying to sell a used car without detailing, or putting used clothing in a consignment shop without dry cleaning. Most people cannot imagine a supermodel on the runway without m...
Staging® is a process of taking an existing home from “ugly duckling” to “model” home quality.  Professional Stagers® have the ability to transform your home, making it marketable to the largest possible pool of buyers.  Staging® depersonalizes the space, attracting more potential buyers.  The ul...

Anita Carrington

Dovian Group LLC, ASP, IAHSP
local_phone(240) 786-9136
smartphone(301) 395-4234
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