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“Ask the Home Staging Expert®” – Not Happy About Staging

  Hi, Lori Our house was on the market last year for 9 long months .  We had a lot of showings, but no offers.  We ended up signing with a new agent this year and he suggested we have … Continue reading

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The Downside of Offering a Buyer’s Credit – Why it’s better to do the upgrades yourself

Most people have walked through beautiful model homes and wished their own home had all those modern features. Model homes showcase the latest in upgrades and decorating styles. When we get home all we can see is the tile in … Continue reading

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OUR 2018 WORKSHOP CALENDAR HAS BEEN POSTED!

  We have added a whopping 46 dates to our schedule for 2018!  Only 12 students per class for individual benefit.  Register and pay for any workshops before 12/31/17 and receive a huge discount!  Contact lori@homestagingexpert.com for details. Simply the … Continue reading

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4 Home Staging Horror Stories to Haunt You This Halloween from the National Association of Realtors

My SCARIEST Home Staging Stories featured on the National Association of Realtors blog, ‘Styled, Staged, Sold’.  We hope you don’t have nightmares!  Happy Halloween, everybody!

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Home Staging Tips: Should You Set the Table?

Home stagers, Realtors, and even home owners argue this point all the time. But when you’re staging your home for market, avoid setting the table and keep the focus on the space, not your stuff. That is, after all, the … Continue reading

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“Ask the Home Staging Expert®” – Can you help us choose a backsplash?

Greetings from Milwaukee! My partner and I are flipping our first house but we don’t know what to choose for a backsplash in the kitchen. We want to go with tile and love the trendy multi-colored glass tiles so popular … Continue reading

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