www.goodreads.com: great site for book lovers

A friend recently referred me to www.goodreads.com and I’m loving it.  It’s a site where you can post books you’ve read, want to read or are reading.  You can also rate them, write reviews, and see what others are reading and saying about books you are interested in.    My biggest problem has always been […]

How Not To Fail On Twitter: great info from Social Media 101!

Thanks to Julie Roads on Twitter (@writingroads), and Ron Miller (@Ron_Miller), here’s some tips on twitter.  I know twitter has been a hot topic here on the Rain and, while I happen to love it, I know it’s not for everyone.  Many of the comments I hear have to do with questions of what to […]

must read for realtor bloggers – tons of blog post ideas!

Came across this blog post on twitter from Sugar Pine Realty/GMAC Blog.  It’s from last year but every time I talk with a realtor about blogging – the number one comment I hear is, “But, what do I blog about?”  For many blogging realtors this isn’t an issue but I think when you first get […]

home staging seminar in Nashville, April 28th!

I’m very excited – I was asked to teach a staging seminar for the fabulous people out at Selection Center in Nashville.  The Selection Center is a one-stop shop for everything from closets to appliances to granite to tile and more.  They are having an realtor open house on Tuesday, April 28th from 9-11:30 and […]

Nigerian Real Estate Scammers: Must read article in Tennessean today

I’ve been reading on several AR blogs that some agents have been affected by the Nigerian rental scam that is going around.  This morning, my local newspaper in Nashville, The Tennessean, ran a big story about it in the Williamson Real Estate section on the front page.  It involves a few agents I know which made […]

what a fun staging seminar we had!

Thursday night (the 26th) I hosted a staging seminar here in Franklin, TN – and what a great night it was!  I hope all of our attendees had as good a time as we did – and learned a lot as well.  We held our seminar at Church Street Flooring & Design in charming downtown […]

staging seminar was great!

Last Thursday, I hosted a home staging seminar for home sellers and local realtors. Church Street Flooring & Design in downtown Franklin, TN was our site, and I asked 3 other area stagers to join me in teaching about the “nuts & bolts” of staging. We talked about paint colors, light fixtures, countertops, flooring, and […]

free staging seminar in Franklin, TN 3/26/09!

I’m co-hosting a free home staging seminar in Franklin on Thursday night (March 26th, 2009) and you are invited!  This seminar is called “The Nuts & Bolts of Staging” and will cover paint, lighting, flooring, and more.  Anthea Click of Fresh Perspectives, and Karen Jones of Jones Creative Home Staging are my other presenters. The session […]

Stainless appliances help sell – but you can be budget friendly

I had a client recently who is putting their house on the market – during the consult, we discussed upgrading the appliances.  She asked why – the ones she has worked perfectly fine.  This is where I went into my discussion of the perception of prospective buyers.  In the $600,000 price range, people expect certain things.  Here […]

Franklin/Nashville TN: Home Staging Seminar 3/26/09

If you live in the Nashville/Franklin area, come and learn about the “Nuts & Bolts” of home staging on Thursday, March 26th from 6-7:30PM. The focus of the seminar is paint, lighting, flooring – all of the serious stuff when it comes to make a house shine DIY tips you can use or share with […]