Home staging

Laurelhurst Transformation

May 11, 2022

This five bedroom, two bath home has mastered the highly sought-after Laurelhurst Tudor style; this home blends the charm of Seattle-area living with modern-day conveniences. Let’s take a look at the transformation this home underwent before hitting the market. The Design Concept The design concept for this Laurelhurst home was a modern transitional look that…

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3 Questions to Ask a Home Stager Before Signing A Contract

April 25, 2022

Selling a home can often be challenging. After all, you need to present your house as a space that prospective buyers can see themselves living in. CNBC’s feature on home sales shows that the pandemic has caused a significant spike. Home sales in 2020 are 19% higher than they were in 2019, hitting the highest level…

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Home Staging Mistakes to Avoid

April 4, 2022

Home staging can make or beak the sale of your home. The National Realtors Association found that “Eighty-two percent of buyers’ agents said staging made it easier for a buyer to visualize the property as a future home.” When staging your home, there are many resources for tips and tricks. But how about what to…

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Staging vs Boutique Staging

March 21, 2022

Home staging can be represented in many ways. Boutique staging is one of those. Travelers describes home staging as “Put simply, staging means preparing the home for a potential buyer — or “setting the stage,” if you will. It involves redecorating, rearranging furniture, cleaning and other aesthetic strategies to present the home in the best…

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We Are More Than Just Home Stagers

March 3, 2022

What exactly is a home stager? Someone you hire to furnish your home temporarily prior to listing it for sale? They bring furniture, make it look lived in without actually being lived in.. and that’s it, right? Maybe for some, yes. For us, that is definitely not the case. We are more than just home…

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5 Tips for Staging a Guest Room

February 28, 2022

One of the more challenging parts of selling a home is making it presentable and appealing to others. This is a space you’ve lived in for a long time, and now you need to remove your essence and follow the Seattle RE market’s interior design rules. That can be hard. Then again, not everything has…

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Mercer Island Home – Case Study

February 15, 2022

As stagers, we get to see behind the scenes before a house comes on the market. Sometimes, a home is ready to list right away. We call this a turn-key home. In most cases, a home is in need of some work before it hits the market. Sometimes this isn’t an option due to cost…

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Why Staging The Outdoor Space Is a Must

November 24, 2021

When you are selling your home, staging the outdoor space is just as important as staging the interior. Whether you are selling a condo and just have a small balcony or a house with a spacious yard, staging these spaces will create interest and a lot of value to your home.

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Seattle Backyards Are Getting Smaller – Here’s How To Make The Most Of Yours!

July 22, 2021

A recent article by nationwide self storage marketplace STORAGECafé investigated lot size evolution in the Seattle metropolitan area. The main takeaway is that even as homes are getting bigger, yards are getting smaller. The median lot size in the Seattle metropolitan area for new homes built in 2020 stands at 5,200 sq. ft. This is…

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Small Home Offices with Big Impacts

March 15, 2021

Multipurpose spaces are all the rage this year as many of us continue to work/live/play at home. And while some of us have expansive homes with plenty of space to separate our exercise equipment from our home office or homeschool rooms, many of us do not have that luxury. At Seattle Staged To Sell we…

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