About 4 out of 10 people like pets, but not all of those pet lovers like cats. So, by keeping your cats in the house while trying to sell it, you are turning off a large portion of your buyers.
When you realize that one decorating job can impact almost every other room in the house, it can be overwhelming. However, it is important to keep it all working together. That’s where some professional help can keep your projects on track.
The attention to detail that goes into home staging and the underlying reasoning for what is placed in a staged room, and where, is largely misunderstood by the public. Ignoring the finishing details provided by accessories is lost opportunity to make emotional connections with buyers.
Home staging is a relatively unknown specialty. It’s often confusing to the public or people who contemplate a staging career exactly where staging begins and ends. Here’s a discussion of some of the main overlaps.
An experienced real estate agent told me at an open house here in Kingston that the number one thing people want to see when they walk in is a tidy house. I wondered, what about being clean, or well maintained or neutral? I realized the agent was right. Tidiness has to be ‘Job One’. Here’s why.
A vacant space always needs staging. Sometimes it’s to show how furniture will fit but at other times it’s to make the property rise above the competition. Here’s an example where a property owner was under the gun to sell for top dollar, and staging made it happen in spite of tremendous competition.
Here are 10 good reasons you should want to sell your home fast once you put it on the market, and an important hint as to how to do it – home staging.
Selling to first time buyers starts by knowing what they want in a home and finishes by staging your house to show them your’s has it. In between, you might have to do a few fix-ups because they want move-in ready homes. Here’s what else they like.
A tongue in cheek criticism of THE MAGAZINE RONA portrayal of how easy it is to stage your home, by a slightly disgruntled, hot and tired professional home stager. It explains a few things about what home stagers REALLY do.
How do you decide whether or not to paint over your wood finishes? Here are some ideas to help you make the decision.