Who Are You Staging the Homes For Anyway?

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CONGRATULATIONS!  You have signed the papers and gotten yourself a new listing. Now, you need to start preparing the home for the market. Like all the top rated and successful realtors, your first call is to your professional home stager. Once in the house, you and your home stager will be discussing your staging strartegy. A dining room with a round table, a master bedroom with this and that, … [Read more...]

A Simplified Guide For Choosing Wall Colors For Your Home & Yolo Paint

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Color is one of the most important elements in our lives. It has a language of its own and it effects our mood and creates emotions. It's part of who we are and how we feel. When I was eight years old, my parents bought me bright patent red leather shoes. It was the most beautiful vibrant color and ever since then, the color red has been my favorite. The shades of red preferred and it's … [Read more...]

We Staged & Energized This Seattle Townhouse in Ballard With Tangerine Colors

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 This Ballard townhouse was our first 2012 staging project. Since the winter months can be drab, cold and dark, especially here in Seattle,  we decided to cheer, energize, and brighten up the inside.  Colors are a sure way to set any mood. We wanted to energize and brighten this Seattle townhouse tucked in the middle of a lovely Ballard neighborhood. The dark wood floors and rich neutral warm … [Read more...]

Working With Our Ideal Clients Has Made All The Difference

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Some things you just learn with experience! Period.  Learning to identify our ideal clients and ONLY working with them  is an example of one of these lessons learned through experience.  Of course, this approach requires saying NO at times.  Some might feel that they simply can't say no to a potential client or to the income. This was true for us too. But we have learned that by saying NO to … [Read more...]

This Seattle Home For Sale On Capitol Hill Was Staged For A Professional Couple

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We had so much fun staging this house for Michael Ackerman from CBBain.  When it comes to staging, we like to save as much money as possible for the home sellers and this house was a perfect example of this. The homeowner had moved to the east coast and wanted to sell her house and purchase a home in her new city.  Since the home seller lived in another state, we managed all of the projects. Some … [Read more...]

This Realtor Should’ve Sought A Professional Home Stager’s Advice

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  While back, I was viewing a house with a friend who was interested in finding a home in the range of $1.5 that offered stunning views of Puget Sound. Her agent called to let her know that he had found a property that seemed to possess all the features that my friend desired and the three of us me to view the house together. The exterior of the house and the gardens were absolutely beautiful … [Read more...]

How To Keep Occupied Homes Show Ready, While On The Market

Seattle home stager's tips on selling homes

As a home stager, I am always interested in the new homes that come on the market and time permitting, I like to go to the open houses, at least the ones close to my own neighborhood.  When I see a FOR SALE sign, I automatically assume that the realtors have worked with home sellers to prepare the homes for the market and perhaps even have sought the assistance of  home stager. We all know by now … [Read more...]

SOLD… please move the staging to the next unit!

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We recently were asked to stage a beautiful modern townhouse on Capitol Hill and immediately realized that we needed to create a modern, sophisticated and hip design because we had identified our targeted audience for this home to be professional adults. Our clients loved the results and the home sold in ten days to a professional single man -- the exact buyer that we had identified and staged … [Read more...]