I had a client recently for a staging consult. It was a nice little condo, vacant, that had been on the market for about a year. The client’s ex-wife actually called me in as he was a bit resistant.
I often run into clients on a tight budget who want their house to look terrific when it sells (that’s why they hire me!). But, as is so often the case, even while much of the house looks really nice, the master bedroom is the last place to get spruced up.
Really good post by Karen – I’ve had the same type of experience and she really speaks to what staging consults are all about in the this post. Enjoy! Via Karen Otto, Home Stager, Plano, TX 469)964-0516 www.homestarstaging.com (Home Star Staging): One of the most requested services my company, Home Star Staging provides is a […]
http://kylechowning.com/2009/07/05/choosing-the-right-real-estate-agent/ The link above is from a guy I twitter with in Nashville. Most anyone who knows me knows how I love me some twitter (I’m @afreshspace). I love how many great blogs I come across and the info I learn about life and my industry (so many great home stagers on twitter!). I read […]
Clutter is the downfall of most houses, and never is this more apparent than when a house goes on the market. As both a Professional Organizer and Home Stager, it’s really amazing how much of my organizing skills I use when I stage. In fact, I’m surprised there aren’t more stagers that are PO’s as […]
One of the things I love about staging in occupied homes is that when I’m done, usually working hand in hand with the homeowner, the comments are usually something along the lines of “I wish I’d done this years ago” or “I don’t want to leave now!”. And why not? Why not do the things […]
Come by Church Street Flooring & Design in downtown Franklin, TN to learn the secrets of Interior ReDesign. This is using what you have to make a more beautiful and functional space. In this economy – wouldn’t it be great to learn some tips and techniques that don’t cost much? 4 expert stagers are putting […]
I recently staged a contemporary 80’s home that had a fabulous doorknob & door knocker. The only problem was that they were pitted and worn. They’re by Baldwin and the knob was a mortise lock – which if you know these, involves lots of parts and space on the interior of the door. My initial thought […]
Usually when I go on a staging consult, it’s an occupied house which generally means that personal items have accumulated in the home such as family photos, toys, prescription bottles, calendars, religious or political items, etc. These are the kinds of things I recommend removing as the main goal of staging is to get the […]
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