Home Staging Tips

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

August 22, 2012

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…

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

August 18, 2012

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…

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

August 7, 2012

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…

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2 Common Home Staging Myths

June 20, 2012

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.…

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Are You Selling A House OR Home? Part 2

June 18, 2012

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…

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Sometimes we have to steal or Borrow

May 24, 2012

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…

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Are you selling a house OR a home? There is a slight difference! Part 1

May 23, 2012

Before putting your house on the market, you should be thinking about WHAT you are actually trying to sell or even more importantly, what you should be trying to sell. Are you selling a house OR a home? There is a slight, but important difference! After years of being a home stager and working with…

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

May 2, 2012

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…

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Tips On Living In Small Places

April 18, 2012

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,…

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Is Your House Ready for the Market and for the Home Buyers?

March 20, 2012

Before you put your home on the market, you should ask a professional home stager or your realtor, “is my house ready for the market and for the home buyers? What steps do I need to take to make my home ready for the prospective buyers?”  If you car is like mine, and I believe…

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