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Before and after photos: Staged a lovely (and large) home recently. The kitchen, though gorgeous even before, felt empty, and didn't encourage the viewers to explore the space. It's amazing how cozy and bright the place was after. I'll post some more pictures of the full staging next week : )
I’ve been thinking about all the unique and different types of people we meet in the staging business. It’s always interesting to see how clients’ lives and hobbies affect their home – and sometimes the way it affects some of our staging decisions. Even something like a multi pet home, or a home ...
I know all of us Home Stagers rely on those neutral colors, and sometimes it can be difficult to talk a client out of their beloved vibrant wall paint (even though we know how much more specious and appealing it will be to a potential buyer if we could just add a couple coats of cream). So, here'...
Quick Tip #6 Last tip I recommended to clean and clean and clean again. This tip adds to that: clean away all those soaked in smells too. There are lots of things in the house that absorb odor, the fridge, the couch and carpet (especially for those of us with pets), the garbage disposal, etc. It ...
Quick Tip #5 Perhaps I should say: "Clean Like You Want Your House To Sell" -but, while more accurate, that doesn't have quite as nice of a ring to it. I shouldn't have to tell you a clean house will be more attractive to a potential buyer, but just to emphasize: a house can never be too clean. D...
Quick Tip #4 Must of us are surrounded by at least a little organized chaos. That's the way some of us live our lives, and it's easy to see it in our homes. Unfortunately, the line of "lived in cozy" can quickly cross over into the hazardous territory of clutter. Sometimes it's hard for use to s...
Quick Tip #3 It might seem counter intuitive, but a "Generic" home will actually be far more appealing to a potential buyer. Why? Because the personal items in your home can turn off someone who has different interests then you. A room void of your personal hobbies allows the buyer to imagine it ...
Quick Tip #2 Rooms that are dimly lit appear small and dingy. A well lit room shows you have nothing to hide. It's amazing how a little light changes the whole atmosphere of a room. So, turn on those strategically placed lamps and open your curtains to let in natural light. Not only will you brig...