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Home Stager - Seneca Home Staging
December Closing = A Very Merry Christmas Closing on two homes in late December may seem like an insane thing to do for many people, but for this home seller/buyer, Christmas 2011 was the best Christmas ever. Move Along Mr. Grinch-Nothing to Take Here Unpacking all the Christmas decorations was o...
What's on a Home Stager's Wish List? If you're wondering what to get that special home stager in your life for Christmas this year, check out this list of ideas that (s)he is sure to appreciate. Decorating Books Home stagers love to spend time looking through decorating books for ideas and inspri...
Central New York Shoppers Can Find Great Things at Local Businesses Fighting the holiday crowds, getting stuck in traffic, and standing in long lines can really dampen a person's holiday spirit. If you want to have a truly wonderful shopping experience, consider skipping past the crowds and head ...
Make Rooms Appear Larger By Following These Tips: 1. Clear Away Clutter Okay, so you probably thought of that on your own. It is true that rooms appear larger when they are clutter-free. Now that you've accepted that there's no getting around the fact that an uncluttered room appears larger, it's...
Christmas Tree Farms Near Syracuse One of the joys of winter in Syracuse is cutting your own Christmas tree at one of the many local Christmas tree farms. A family tradition for many Central New Yorkers, it's a great way to get into the holiday spirit. You don't need to bring anything (except som...
Out With the Old, In With the New A home's lighting can really make a difference in it's overall appeal to potential buyers in Syracuse. Believe it or not, updated lighting makes a home seem more "move-in-ready". With so many options for inexpensive lighting available at home stores, it's such an...
The Difference Between Staging and Redesign ServicesIn Syracuse, you can find certified professionals who offer staging services and redesign services, but what is the difference between the two?The SimilaritiesBoth staging and redesign involve spending a very small amount of money to achieve big...
3 Money Saving Tips on Wallpaper Removal 1. Do Some or All of the Work Yourself I experienced sticker shock when I got an estimate to remove wallpaper in my home. It is a messy and time-consuming job, so you can't expect something for nothing. But, if you can't do it alone, you can save money by ...
What's a Septic Dye Test? For someone who has never lived in a home with a septic system, but is considering buying a home with one (like I was), that is the $10,000 question. Basically a septic dye test is when someone comes to the house, flushes dye down all the toilets, turns on all the faucet...
Below is a list of several organizations in and around Syracuse to get you started on your search of where to volunteer this Thanksgiving.Many Opportunities for Thanksgiving Volunteers in Syracuse and Suburbs As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving and the upcoming holidays, Central New Yorkers h...

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