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Getting Ready to Sell? How to Make Your House Feel 20 Years Younger!

When it comes to selling, older and more dated homes tend to linger on the market longer because buyers have a hard time seeing the potential.  You have two options…either price accordingly, or give your house a face-lift to compete!  … Continue reading

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Home Staging Workshop – Virginia – The Results!

So here’s what happened during our Virginia Home Staging Workshop! The Challenge… The Results… And More Results… The Crew… The Mascot… The End.  

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“Ask the Home Staging Expert®” – Have you ever been asked to stage a house you just can’t help?

Hi, Lori – I’ve been staging homes for several years and was recently asked by a Realtor to come in and give his client an estimate.  When I got there, I was shocked and had no idea what to do … Continue reading

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Looking to Update Your Basement? Try this Awesome Flooring Option!

I am not big on promoting products on my blog, but I think this one is worthy of a mention.  When it comes time to sell…or any other time, for that matter…creating livable space in what might normally be considered … Continue reading

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“Ask the Home Staging Expert®” – How do we sell a house when we live next to messy neighbors?

  Good Morning, Lori! Here’s an issue my partner and I are having and we don’t know what to do.  We are getting our house ready to sell and have followed every bit of advice we can find.  We think … Continue reading

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The Top Three Investments that will Help You Sell Your House

Getting ready to sell?  Or maybe your house is already sitting on the market going nowhere fast.  Whatever the case, your goal is to appeal to the most potential buyers as possible, and we recommend these three updates to garner … Continue reading

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