Thursday, October 1, 2020
Designing New Possibilities for Your Home and How You Live ™

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Tiny Dining Room Gets Color Makeover

It’s important that living, dining and family rooms feel warm and inviting— whether you’re trying to sell your home or decorating it to live in. Here a tiny dining room, that was barely more than a hallway from the front of the house to the kitchen in the back was, given a dramatic face lift. […]

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Rental furniture for home staging adds to what you currently have

When it’s time to put the house you are living in onto the real estate market, it becomes a product. Rather than suggesting all new furniture in a resale home, a good home stager will try and work with what you already have in new and better ways when staging your home. Sometimes though, it’s […]

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Ditch the clutter and use art when staging a home office

If you have a functioning home office in your house, the chances are it’s quite cluttered with papers, binders, “to do” piles, stacks on the floor under your desk and general chaos. This might be how you work (no judgments here, I work that way myself), but it’s no way to sell your home. Besides, […]

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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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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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