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 I know many stagers don't "do" basements...but there is great opportunity to improve basement laundry areas to be more inviting and serve as yet another reason for a buyer to fall in love with a house!  The following article was published on and was inspired by a client's basem...
So you are moving, and not sure if your home will not bring top dollar or sell quickly in its current state. Sure you could just run a vacuum and hope that potential buyers fall in love with your home. After all, you've enjoyed it just the way it is for some time now!But here's the kicker - how y...
That's the most common objection sellers have to staging. What is ironic is that the answer is in the question! Staging is not an expense, but rather an investment to get the most possible for your home, and as quickly as you can. There are two sides to this money equation: Selling...
Easy Indoor Garden for Busy PeopleBy Susan J SmithA.K.A. Hope for Brown Thumbs like Me!As a home stager, I often use high-end faux greenery to stage a home. They are portable, don't die, and if dusted regularly, can look quite warm and inviting. But sometimes you just need the real thing. Here in...
Amy Hughes from This Old House has reviewed several tool kits targed to women.  Click here to read the article and learn more about these popular tool kits for women.   
Great news!  Crate and Barrel is opening at Blue Back Square in West Hartford October 18th!  (Corner of South Main & Memorial Drive).  Sure beats driving to Boston or Providence!I just love their clean lines and warm colors.  It's a home stager's dream!  Just think of all the shipping charges I'l...
 SEE UPDATED PICS AT BOTTOM OF POST...I'm buying a shed today.  Not a big one.  Just 8' x 10'.  It's cute...two little windows, peaked roof, 2 additional vents.  It's not for my staging inventory, however.  It's supposed to be for the kid's outside toys and seasonal stuff that occasionally clogs ...
There is that awkward moment when your realtor is fumbling with the lock box to get the key, and you (the buyer) are patiently waiting and subconsciously creating an image of the home you are about to see. Could this be the one? Such anticipation!This holding pen outside the front door is a golde...
Home Staging and Sweating If you can't see the Animoto movie below, go to No one ever said it wouldn't get sweaty! And I'm in Connecticut! Can't imagine what southern stagers endure!
Many of you saw this article from a previous post, and thank you for your many kind comments!  I've since submitted it to eZine Aricles and was just published!  Click here to see it!Susan SmithRooms That WorkYour home, only

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