The Story of my Garden – A Seattle Home Stager’s Personal Journey

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Our almost postage size Seattle garden is a special and personal place for me because it tells a story.  Our story. It all began in May of 2002 with the planting a cherry tree in honor of my late nephew, Zhubin, who left us much too soon.  A very special person, Jarrett, who also is no longer with us in this world, planted the tree.  Since then, our small garden has become a place of remembering ... READ MORE

2 Common Home Staging Myths

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Do you ever wonder how some myths start and evolve? I am not sure myself, but as a professional home stager in the Greater Seattle Area, I still find that I have a need to educate home buyers and realtors and bust the home staging myths one by one! Two Home Staging Myths: Myth #1. Empty rooms appear bigger, since vacant rooms look like they have more space.  This is one of the biggest home ... READ MORE

Are You Selling A House OR Home? Part 2

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In the previous blog, "Are You Selling A House OR Home? Part 1", we explored the difference between the two and why selling a home is a more successful approach than selling a house. When selling a home, you are also selling a lifestyle. Now that we have an understanding of the difference, I now want to help you stage a lifestyle in a way that enables you to meet to sales goals and perhaps even ... READ MORE

What Today’s Home Buyers Want

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Home buyers in this market generally tend to buy homes that are ready to be moved into right away. They don't want to deal with any renovation projects before occupying their new home. Moving into a new house is expensive and most home buyers prefer to save their money for bigger renovations later, like a basement remodel. Think about the condition of your home. Do you need to attend to some ... READ MORE

Our Staged Seattle Homes with Stunning Views

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Since 2005, we have had the privilege to stage countless homes in the Greater Seattle Area and all of them have had their own unique charm. This month, our home staging company is turning seven and we wanted to share some stunning water views from a few of our favorite homes with you in this blog.  This Magnolia house was especially stunning amongst all the Tudor style houses, which is a ... READ MORE