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

Cedar Park Neighborhood Contemporary Home Sitting On The Hill

Cedar Park house staged with the views of the lake

Cedar Park is one of those lush and quaint neighborhoods in Seattle, WA that everyone loves. This particular house in Cedar Park sits on the top of the hill overlooking Lake Washington and the Cascade mountains.  As you can see, this house is nestled among trees on the hill top. This means views of Lake Washington and the Cascade Mountains without ANY obstruction AND lots of privacy. Do you see ... 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!

home sellers sometimes sabotage themselves.

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

Another Seattle Home Staged & SOLD In ONE Day

Seattle Staged Home On Dearborn Ave South

There are LOTS of aspects about my home staging business, that I love. But three of them stand out above all the rest. First, I get to meet some amazing people that I would not have otherwise. Second, I come across so many unusual homes and neighborhoods that I would not have seen if I was not a Seattle based home stager. Third, I get to see homes transformed before the FOR SALE sign goes up. ... READ MORE

Sometimes we have to steal or Borrow

In an ideal world, all home sellers would have perfect homes and a limitless budget to prepare and stage their homes for the market. As we all know, we DON'T live in an ideal world and since we don't, sometimes we just have to steal, borrow, and add when it comes to staging homes.  This Seattle house in the View Ridge neighborhood is an example of such a situation. The homeowners previously had ... READ MORE

Connections are Everything for this Seattle Home Stager!

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Besides being a passionate home stager, I am also a passionate cook and love cooking and sharing meals with family and friends. Some of my best memories as both a child and a mother are the ones around the kitchen table. I'm not sure what it is about gathering around a table to eat a meal, but this is where significant conversation takes place and memories are made. I thrive on experimenting with ... READ MORE

Sometimes we have to steal, borrow and add when it comes to staging homes

House Staged water view house by Seattle Staged To Sell

In an ideal world, all home sellers would have perfect homes and a limitless budget to prepare and stage their homes for the market. As we all know, we DON'T live in an ideal world and since we don't, sometimes we just have to steal, borrow, and add when it comes to staging homes.  This Seattle house in the View Ridge neighborhood is an example of such a situation. The homeowners previously had ... 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