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Would You Like to Become a Certified Trainer for Home Staging Expert?

Home Staging Expert®, a leader in the home staging industry since 1999, is currently looking for independent trainers to teach our home staging course.  We have opened up territories nationwide and are in need of talented individuals to help meet … Continue reading

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For Sale By Owner (FSBO) – Here’s Why Your House Isn’t Selling

I totally get why FSBO’s are so attractive.  They save you money, right?  You don’t have to pay the Realtor® commissions and you get to pocket all that extra cash.  It’s most definitely very tempting to go it alone and … Continue reading

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Home Staging Expert® Profiles Phyllis Pafumi of Restyled to Sell, New Jersey

Phyllis Pafumi of Restyled to Sell is a Home Staging Expert® based in New Jersey and offers full-staging services from New Jersey to Staten Island, New York.  She’s one of the most talented and busiest Home Staging Experts® I know!  … Continue reading

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On-Line Home Staging Consultation & Comprehensive Game Plan – Now Available Nationwide

Staging is strategic.  It’s not just about making a house pretty.  It’s about turning a house into a buyer-friendly space that grabs attention and garners offers.  But trying to do it on your own can be frustrating!  What are you … Continue reading

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“Ask the Home Staging Expert®” – Should we put our house on the market with ugly kitchen countertops?

Dear Home Staging Expert®- My husband and I are selling our home to be closer to our family in another state.  The problem is, our laminate kitchen countertops are pretty dull, scuffed up, and in general kind of gnarly looking, … Continue reading

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3 Cleaning Products that will Help You Save Money Before You Sell Your House

When I started professionally staging homes, I cleaned houses on the side while my business got off the ground.  It was during that time that I discovered these amazing products and I can personally vouch, they have saved my clients … Continue reading

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