A Day (or two) in the Life of a Home Stager OR What does a Stager REALLY do? I’ve decided to answer this question that a lot of people are asking by giving a play by play of a typical staging of a house for the market. The Call It … More A Day (or Two) in the Life of a Stager
When it comes to preparing your home to sell quickly, here is some very basic advice. If it’s dirty, CLEAN it. If it’s messy, TIDY it. If it’s cluttered, ELIMINATE it. If it’s smelly, REFRESH it. If it’s dated, REPLACE it. If it’s broken, FIX it. If it’s the wrong color, PAINT it. If it’s … More It’s Simple!
Lipstick on a Pig? Have you ever heard that home staging is like putting lipstick on a pig? The thought behind this statement is that you can make a house as pretty as you like, but really it is just the same house with the same problems, just as putting … More Lipstick on a Pig?
It’s not about YOU! As a professional home stager, education is a part of my job description. I explain to sellers what they need to do (or not do) to sell their house quickly for top dollar. And as with every learning experience, there are fast learners, slow learners and some who (choose) not to … More It’s NOT about YOU!
1. Different strokes for different folks. One interesting aspect of this job is that you get to meet a lot of different people. Often, I will get to know them on a personal
level, especially when staging occupied homes. I work side by side with them in many cases. And everybody is different, every home is different and often the way the homeowners approach selling
their home is different. I have had home owners who listened to every word I said and executed every recommendation. Others don’t think it necessary to do half of the things I …
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