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RECENT BLOG POSTS
According to Home Gain's latest survey of 1,000 Realtors (November 2009), home staging has a 586% return on investment. Home staging was listed as the second home improvement item that Realtors recommend for home sellers. In other words, if a home sellers spends $300 - $400 on professional home s...
12/16/2009
According to Home Gain's latest survey of 1,000 Realtors (November 2009), home staging has a 586% return on investment.  Home staging was listed as the second home improvement item that Realtors recommend for home sellers.In other words, if a home sellers spends $300 - $400 on professional home s...
12/15/2009
With all the "do-it-yourself" HGTV television shows that are readily available to be watched, is a professional home staging consultation and staging day still required? Home stagingis still a relatively new concept in many areas of the East Coast.  Most homes that I am called into lately are ver...
12/14/2009
Your master bedroom is supposed to be a sanctuary, a place to retreat after a stressful day of work.  A master bedroom's design cannot be all flair, we also need to consider the room's function.  This is a room that can be more personal than most, when it comes to design.  Before you start any de...
12/08/2009
A home that is not properly accessorized ~ silk decorative pillows, chenille throws, silk plants, ceramic vases, vanilla scented candles ~ just does not feel like a home. A home that is overcrowded with clutter can be distracting and even confusing to everyone who enters.  So, how does Home Stagi...
12/04/2009
Part of being a good home stager or interior designer, is being able to come up with fresh and new ideas for all the homes you visit and redesign.  The underlying interior design principles are the same, but if we redesigned every home the same our business certainly would not grow and our phone ...
12/02/2009
External curb appeal and your entry way are the two items that create a buyer's all important first impression of your home.  A potential home buyer will make up their mind about your home in under one minute. What first impression would your home leave a buyer? The goal of using Feng Shui to sta...
11/22/2009
With all the HGTV shows ~ such as Spice Kitchen, Get It Sold, The Stagers ~ does the average home owner know when to call in a professional home stager?  Or does the average home owner think home staging is nothing more than packing away some personal items, putting lemons down the garbage dispos...
11/22/2009
With home prices being at their lowest level in eight year and the foreclosure mess appearing to take longer than anyone expected to rebound, who is actually purchasing a home in this market? Well, HGTV will have you believe that every potential home buyer wants a home that is perfect and "move-i...
11/19/2009
Any professional home stager will tell you that even one piece of art can be a distraction in a home, so what about a six foot Christmas tree? My motto during the holidays (and for home staging in general) is "KIES." In other words, Keep It Elegant and Simple. Your holiday decorating must be kept...
11/18/2009
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