If you have a solid home in an area where crime rates are so high they are hurting your sale, there are some measure you can take.
The Real Estate Staging Association® (RESA®) website article entitled “Designations, Certifications and Accreditation. What does it all mean for the home staging and redesign industry?” One of my fellow stagers, Jennifer Putman-Macleod, of Belleville, ON asked me: “What does this RESA® article mean for us in Canada? Or with the CSP® label!” Such an excellent…
When your Realtor or Home Stager advises you to start pre-packing and moving out excess furnishings, avoid simply sticking things in your garage or basement. Off-site storage is preferable for selling. Here are seven things to consider as you start looking for a storage provider.
Still on the fence about hiring a home stager because you think it costs too much? Here are some reasons to consider staging an investment, not a cost. And, in terms of the relief of having your SOLD sign go up, the benefits of staging are PRICELESS.
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.
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.
Tobacco smoke lowers the saleability of a home, not only because of the lingering odours, but also because of the cancer causing potential of this “third hand smoke.” For family buyers providing a safe home for their children is a priority. They may refuse to buy a home with smoke residue or at the least will lower their offer to cover costs of remedies to the stubborn residue.
The bottom line is if you don’t anticipate savings or a return on investment from staging a property for sale, then you shouldn’t be doing it. At the end of the transaction, staging should cost you nothing; it should pay you to do it.
Feb. 10, 2010. Business Week reported on research by neuroscientist, Benedetto de Martino of University College London (UCL), a visiting researcher at Caltech. The recently completed study shows that an almond shaped part of the brain called the amygdala is the source of human aversion to money loss. This function seems similar to the amygdala’s…