Author Archives: lorimatzke

Getting Ready to Sell in the Spring? Buy Home-Improvement Materials NOW!

If you’re planning to sell in the spring, or anytime in the upcoming year for that matter, now might be the best time to take advantage. Winter months are notoriously slow for builders and contractors. Not only will you find … Continue reading

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Painting Paneling – An Easy Fix for Dated Walls

STAGED BY LORI MATZKE – PHOTOS PROPERTY OF HSE…CLICK ON THE PHOTOS TO ENLARGE I am well aware there are many homeowners out there who are absolutely adamant that wood should never be painted over…no matter how dated, damaged, or … Continue reading

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What is “Home Staging” and How Does it Help Sell My House?

(I wrote this article for http://www.realestateabc.com many, many moons ago! It was quite literally THE FIRST article on Home Staging available on most search engines, at the time. I thought it was worth re-posting!) “Home staging” is not a new … Continue reading

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Vacant Homes are a BUMMER!

They make a house feel small! Attention will ALWAYS focus on the negative! And potential buyers start to wonder what’s wrong with the house and why it’s been abandoned! Whether you are a Home Staging Professional or a Real Estate … Continue reading

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IS STAGING FOR EVERYONE?

In 1999, when I got into the Home Staging Industry, no one even knew what home staging was. There were no T.V. shows, no books, no articles, and no websites to boast the benefits of staging your home. As a … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Home Staging Expert Blog

Welcome to the Home Staging Expert Blog.  We are going to be providing home staging tips, information on training and workshop opportunities for home stagers, and other items of interest to home stagers here. Feel free to send us info … Continue reading

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