Kitchens are one of the most important rooms when determining the selling price of a home. That’s because they’re the most expensive and time-consuming to renovate.
Home staging is a great cure for awkward rooms, especially the ones you find in many of today’s condo projects.
You know those tall towers with the weird jutting out points encased in glass? They might make the building look interesting (or fit it into an oddly shaped lot), but what are the owners or sellers to do with all those narrow [...]
There are many paths to a home staging career. Many home stagers come from completely unrelated prior careers like nursing or financial services. Others, like Catherine Menard of Groovy Chick Redesign and Home Staging (Toronto), take a previously creative and visual career and turn it into something [...]
You don’t have to look far to find excuses not to change your life for the better. Many who would love a career in home staging tell me they’re too busy to try.
For frustrated home sellers, home staging can mean the difference between getting on with your life or feeling like you’re in an expensive endurance test with no end in sight. That’s why home stagers are frustrated hearing real estate agents insist all that matters in a real estate sale are price and location.
An overheard phone conversation between an angry home seller and her Michigan real estate [...]
In the past I’ve written about the 5 home staging secrets we need to share with real estate agents and how home stagers shouldn’t let real estate agents discourage them from a home staging career. Here Staging Diva Graduate Susan Atwell shares a story about a presentation she made at a real estate office.
One of her key goals was educating them that their [...]
Home staging is a service that not everyone has tried yet, despite what’s happening in the real estate market. That’s changing and often it’s the wives who have to convince their husbands to try hiring a home stager for home staging tips to sell their home faster and for more money.
Usually I deal with the wife almost exclusively when it’s a couple selling their home. [...]