According to 2011 HomeGain, Home Staging yields a 299% ROI

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As a home stager, I come across more and more informed homeowners who want us to stage and prepare their homes for the market. These homeowners understand that the money they pay towards professional home staging is actually an investment with a high ROI (return on investment), rather than an expense. The 2011 HomeGain stats reinforce what we, the home staging community, have been saying for a ... READ MORE

Tips On Living In Small Places

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Just because you may live in a small place, that doesn't mean you have to live with miniature furniture pieces or plain decor.  Nor do you need to forgo luxury. Follow these steps and live large in your small spaces: The first rule of living in small spaces is selecting furniture with in right scale. Scale, scale, scale. Small spaces look bigger when the scale fits the space.  Always measure ... READ MORE

“My house is SOLD. Can I have a refund?”

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Last year, I was asked by a dear client of mine to come and see a new listing of his in the Lake Union area and to give him a quote for staging it. The unit was a spacious two bedroom condo with amazing unobstructed views of Lake Union. The house had previously been on the market for three months without any success and the homeowner had decided to move on to a new agent, my client. This ... READ MORE

Madison Park Townhouse – staged & ready for the right home buyer

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Madison Park is one of those Seattle neighborhoods that is quite lovely and extremely popular.   We enjoy staging homes in this area and were very excited to have the opportunity to stage this delightful Madison Park Townhouse.  The homeowner was moving to Bainbridge in order to live closer to his son and daughter-in-law. When we went to see the house, we could see that it was cared for and ... READ MORE