Friday, August 18, 2017
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Home Staging Tips

Too Much Clutter Hides Room’s Purpose

Not everyone lives in a home the way they would like others to see it when it’s time to sell. My clients realize that in order to sell their homes more quickly and for more money they have to turn it into a product that will appeal to potential buyers. In this house the family […]

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You Might Not Need a Dining Room But Buyers Expect to See One

I’ve staged hundreds of homes and discovered that many people don’t use their dining rooms as such. For some families it’s a big empty space filled with toys, for others, especially when the dining room and living room are one, it becomes one big living room with the family eating in the kitchen.

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Builders and Renovators: Don’t Leave Money on the Table

Attention Builders, Renovators and home owners with empty rooms! Home Staging can easily increase the selling price of your empty home by $20,000 to $50,000 with minimal investment. Decorating your house to sell, also called Home Staging, House Staging, Real Estate Staging or House Fluffing, will help you sell more quickly and as a builder […]

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Subtle Use of Accessories to Stage a Family Room

A common problem I run into when people stage their own homes is that they’ve read that need to depersonalize and declutter. This is good advice, but when taken to the extreme you can end up with a bland room that doesn’t romance prospective home buyers the way it could. Even subtle changes can bring […]

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7 Ways Clutter Eats Up Your Home Equity

Clutter is one of the biggest distractions for potential real estate buyers and will literally eat up the equity you have in your home. When a room is cluttered instead of staged, here’s what happens: the first impression is a crowded disorganized one, it’s hard to change that, or for potential buyers to see past […]

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5 Reasons Empty Rooms Are a Bad Idea When Selling Your House

Whether you’re a builder about to list a spec home, an investor ready to sell your vacant property, or a home seller who is living in a house with empty rooms and you’re wondering whether to furnish them before listing your house, this article is for you. If you are hoping to sell the home […]

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Weekend Bathroom Makeover for Under $500

Whether you are decorating your house to sell, or planning on staying where you are, this before and after story will help you see the potential that waits in the next room. Studies have shown that renovating the main bathroom in a home has an estimated payback of 60% to 65% when the home is […]

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Home Staging Your Kitchen

What you kitchen looks like can make of break the sale of your home. It’s a really expensive room to renovate, but there is plenty you can do to change the look with the right paint colors and by decluttering and re-accessorizing.

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Stage Each Room with a Purpose

Many properties have awkward areas that you may not have really used while living in your home. But when it’s time to sell, you want to turn every room into something. This helps prospective buyers imagine how they might live in your home.

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