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My Heart Goes Out to the Grieving Sellers Over my 10+ years of working with sellers I’ve seen a ‘roller coaster’ of emotions that surface from that first consultation and sometimes long into the new home. Sellers who are happy about moving usually work more quickly because they see an end goal in...
11/13/2012
How To Select Rental Furnishings for Vacant Home Staging During the 5 day PRES signature Home Staging Training course, we train in one of the largest rental showrooms in Vancouver, Fluff Rentals. One of the advantages is that students get real hands-on experience and learn the process involved wi...
11/12/2012
Luxurious Bedding In Vancouver BC - 'To LIVE For!' While I am on the hunt for some gorgeous new bedding I checked out some exclusive bedding stores in the Vancouver area this weekend. As home stagers it's important to spend time in higher-end design stores so you can get ideas for the master bedr...
11/11/2012
  Every Marketing Piece You Create Needs To 'Focus On The Results' Your Potential Ideal Client Or Existing Client Needs To Receive As a business owner you know that you must continually bring new prospects into your funnel. The funnel always needs to be full, and one of the best ways to do this i...
11/10/2012
  An Authentic Brand Consistently Delivers What It Promises  If you are just starting out in your home staging business or if you have been in business for a few years, take a look at how ‘authentic’ your branding is. As a solopreneur branding is the essence of who you are. As a company your bran...
11/09/2012
Function is Always FIRST When Staging a Property! During the PRES 5 day staging course we go into real client’s homes and practice staging a home for selling using the client’s existing furnishings, or some purchases they may have made to enhance the look of the property. In the case of this 1910...
11/08/2012
Gliders aka sliders aka move-alls make moving furniture a breeze! Over the last 10 years of teaching and working my clients, I have done 1000s of home makeovers for living and selling. Having the right tools has made my job really easy when it comes to moving furniture. All PRES home stagers know...
11/07/2012
Are You Creating 'Hotel Bedroom Looks' for Staging?  When  I'm teaching the 5 day PRES staging and redesign course I love to emphasize how important master bedrooms are, and why we want to give them the best look possible. After all they are the buyers and if we entice them into loving the look o...
11/06/2012
  Is Your Business a Poor Imitation of Someone Else’s? Just last week someone told me about a new author for me, Michael Meade who wrote Fate and Destiny. I haven't read the book yet but I loved this question he poses: "Did you become yourself or did you become an imitation of someone else’s life...
11/04/2012
  GETTING MEDIA EXPOSURE WILL HELP YOU GROW YOUR BUSINESS …GETTING FREE MEDIA EXPOSURE IS EVEN BETTER!   Regardless of the business that you are in getting media exposure helps build your reputation as an 'expert' in your field. For myself, having been in the interior decorating and home staging ...
11/04/2012
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Our blog posts are primarily written to provide education to new home stagers and share information with more seasoned professionals. We focus on marketing strategies and tactics because we know this is what is essential to growing any business. We like to post the odd blog that might be controversial to some, and welcome opinions and open discussion from all Active Rain members and viewers. We are all in a great industry and by keeping our standards professional and high - we become an essential service in the real estate marketing.