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Welcome to my blog! Now that I am retired, I don't blog as much as I used to, generally offering Home Staging advice and decorating tips when I do write. On Wednesdays I enjoy sharing a fun picture or meme using my grandchildren as my inspiration.
Real estate marketing photos need not be limited to photos of the actual house for sale. Taking shots from the house, looking out, can result in very appealing marketing photos.I recently wrote about the value of asking sellers for interesting photos of their home. Consider this....asking sellers...
As a professional Home Stager I tend to be a bit obsessed with image and perception. I admit to being overly sensitive when it comes to appearance, on many levels, including my own self image. In my profession, that's not a bad thing. In real life it's not always a good thing. I've made great pro...
Wordless Wednesday - 'Tis Near Halloween When witches go ridingand black cats are seen,the moon laughs and whispers'Tis near Halloween.   Previous Wordless Wednesday Posts
Bathrooms are probably the hardest, and most frustrating, rooms in a home to photograph. We've all seen the bad bathroom MLS pics....close-up shot of a toilet, sink vanity cluttered with toothbrushes and grooming products, used towels hanging by the shower, and of course the dreaded "photographer...
Years ago I created some wearable coffins for a Halloween costume.  The coffins were comfortable and fun to wear! My daughter, my aunt, and I were the three "Stages of Death" One recently deceased, one decaying corpse, and one skeletal remains.I wore the skeleton costume.We won First Place!  I cr...
Would you like to know how to easily create some fun Halloween photos?I'm going to show you how to use Ribbet, my photo editor of choice, to add lightening and ghosts and other spooky Halloween effects to your photos. Most of the Ribbet editing tools I'm going to show you today are usually only a...
Selling a house requires quality photos of both the interior and exterior of a property.The majority of today's buyers start their home search looking at mls photos online.There have been a lot of articles and blog posts written regarding the value of quality photos.This post will not be one of t...
So yesterday morning I'm looking through all my photos to find some good ones to share in the ActiveRain Photo Contest...thank you Dick Greenberg...and something pretty cool happened. Background story:In 2009 Rick and I attended Market Square Day in Portsmouth.  I took quite a few photos. One of ...
The Haunted Halloween Barn on Middle Road in Portsmouth, New Hampshireis a Seacoast Halloween tradition. I wrote about this last year, and several other years, but it's worth repeating...Every night in October, except Mondays, the residents of 292 Middle Road open their yard and barn to the publi...
How important is quality when it comes to the use of photos to sell real estate?What defines "quality" as far as mls photos go? There have been several posts written regarding mls photos... the benefit of professional photography, "bad" mls pics and how they reflect on the listing agent, the valu...

Sharon Tara

Retired New Hampshire Home Stager
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Author Bio: Sharon Tara is a retired professional Home Stager who served the greater Seacoast New Hampshire area. Sharon specialized in owner-occupied home staging consults to help sellers prepare and present their home for sale.