A Heartfelt Letter from Our Mercer Island Home Seller

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or some home sellers, it can be difficult to sell their home and close a chapter of their lives. I think most of us can identify with this since we all have gone through similar emotions for one reason or another. This was true for this Mercer Island home seller, our dear client Andrea.  For myself, as an example, it was hard to replace the baby cots with "all grown up" beds as my daughters were ... READ MORE

Tips on Selling and Staging Your Home During the Fall Season

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Selling and staging your home during the fall season? Follow these simple tips to ensure a successful outcome. Usually, when the holiday season is near, the real estate market tends to slow down. Some people believe that not very many people are looking for homes during this time of the year and delay trying to sell their home. However, some home sellers need to put their homes on the market for ... READ MORE

The Home Seller who Finally Learned to Trust the Home Stager

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 ften times I come across of home sellers who are either so attached to their homes that is really hard for them to let go or home sellers that just can't fully trust other professionals to help them with preparing their homes for the market. Both of these types of home sellers can create problems and sabotage their own success. Even though more and more home sellers are informed these days about ... READ MORE

As Professional Home Stagers, We DO Walk the Walk & We De-Clutter

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Recently, we left our SODO warehouse and moved into a different space. Our new warehouse is much larger, has an office and is much more accessible from all of the freeways. It would would have been much easier for us to pack everything and just move it all into our new warehouse since the additional space was more than enough to accommodate it all. But as professional home stagers, we do walk the ... READ MORE

Realtors Who Stage Their Own Listings Might Not Be Using Their Skills & Time Wisely

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As a Seattle home stager, I like to stay informed about Seattle real estate and this means attending some open houses. I find it interesting to see how many homes for sale are staged and how these homes have been prepared for the market. I'm happy to say that I am finding more and more homes being staged. Even though most of these are staged appropriately, sometimes I see homes where the staging ... READ MORE

Want to Sell Your Home for Top Dollar? Then Don’t Sabotage Your Own Success!

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Recently, one of my real estate clients asked me to meet her at the townhouse of one of her clients for a pre-listing consultation.  The home owners had tried twice to sale their home previously without any success. They wanted to try again to sell their home since they had a new baby and they wanted a larger house with a garden. This urgent need to move and their past failed attempts to sell ... READ MORE

Selling Your Home? Then It’s NOT About YOU Mr. & Mrs. Home Sellers!

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Selling your home? Then it's NOT about YOU Mr. & Mrs. Home Sellers.  It is a no-brainer that when every home seller puts his or her home on the market, they hope to sell their home for the most money in the least amount of time. We all want that. You would think that every home seller would do their utmost to turn this goal into reality. However, some home sellers, without really knowing ... READ MORE

SEVEN Reasons Why This Amazing Mid-Century House Was Not Selling

Home staging transformation of a Magnolia house for sale STAGED BY SEATTLE STAGED TO SELL

This beautiful homeowner occupied Mid-Century house in Magnolia, which is one of the most charming neighborhoods in Seattle, was for sale for almost six months. It's actually still on the market. Except this time, this home has gone through an amazing transformation and it is ready to greet the buyers.We decided that the BEFORE & AFTER photos can speak for themselves. Don't forget that the ... READ MORE

This Ravenna Tutor House Got 2 Offers & Was Sold In 4 Days

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The home sellers of this beautiful Ravenna home were moving to San Francisco and they asked us to help them stage their home for the market. These motivated home sellers were excited about the new chapeter of their lives and wanted to move on. The house got a new coat of paint inside and out The carpets were cleaned professionally The garden got a new makeover with the help of newly laid sod, ... READ MORE

A Seattle Home In Ravenna Neighborhood Staged & SOLD!

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 We recently received a call from one of our dear clients, Ron Waxman, from SeattleResults.com team, asking us to stage one of their listings on the upcoming Saturday. The challange was not so much about working on a Saturday, something that we don't often do, but it was more the fact that it was now Wednesday night and the home sellers had only two days to prepare their home for us to come in and ... READ MORE