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What Color Palette Works For Staging In Your Area? Neutral taupes and greys are still big in the Vancouver (Canada)market. It's easy to source from stores like Home Sense (Home Goods) and many other local and big box stores. Home Sense does have a great selection of art, area rugs, lamps, bedding...
11/03/2012
Have you ever encountered a 100+ pound grizzly bear in staging? In the 5 day PRES staging and redesign training course when we go into real client's homes students are often surprised at what they encounter. We were doing a home makeover for living but when the client eventually sells they will b...
11/02/2012
Are you using your License Plate frame for marketing? We all know that marketing is key to our success and drives our business and we use 'pull and push' marketing tactics to attract our ideal client's attention. One really inexpensive and effective marketing tactic is to put some personal brandi...
11/01/2012
Active Rain is a great social media site for  home stagers. You can connect with other home stagers, follow realtors you know and/or want to get to know and have fun sharing your passion for home staging. In my recent marketing workshop I talked about the importance that being active in social me...
11/01/2012
Interesting post in the US since now that the elections are coming up in November. Real Estate 101 says that if a seller wants to seell their home the need to remove all things political personal and religious. Home Staging 101 would agree but not everyone does this - it would make our lives easi...
10/19/2012
Very interesting and creative way of pricing inventory for an occupied  home. It's an opportunity for home stagers to make some extra money by providing small inventory packages as she has done here. And no - occupied homes don't end up looking like they do on TV but home stagers make the MOST of...
10/10/2012
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Another good post on why Curb Appeal is so important. For a free copy of my ebook Creating Curb Appeal That SELLS! Go to my facebook: http://www.facebook.com/PRESstaging and do a post asking for this ebook and I'll email it to  you so leave your email address!  Curb appeal is very important if yo...
10/10/2012
Great post and I totally concur! As a home stager we know the value and impact of that first impression. And since 80+ of buyers look on the internet first if they saw this property in the date it's in now - NO SALE! I have written an ebook Creating Curb Appeal That SELLS! and I would be happy to...
10/10/2012
Home Sense is the BEST home decor store for home staging! I encourage PRES home stagers to build their inventory with Home Sense decor. It’s affordable and it’s trendy and if it doesn’t work you can always exchange it for something else. I am definitely not saying that the quality or the style fr...
10/01/2012
Good post and as all home stagers know the final look needs to appeal to the seller's target market i.e. their ideal buying client. Without having the advantage of seeing the neigbourhood or knowing the asking price I really like the way she has separated decorating from updating the look of a ho...
09/28/2012
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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.