Category Archives: Home Staging Tips

Home Staging Tips to help you, as a home stager, get the maximum results out of your home staging projects.

“Ask the Home Staging Expert®” – How many houseplants are too many when your house is on the market?

Hi Lori – Dear Home Staging Expert – I’m a Real Estate Agent in Florida and I have a client with a lot of houseplants.  I mean A LOT of houseplants!  They are everywhere and seem to be multiplying!  The … Continue reading

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Selling a Home with Wallpaper

  When I was a kid, my grandmother lived in the sweetest 1940′s bungalow and every single room, including the sun porch and pantry, was covered from top to bottom with wallpaper!  From lush florals, to rosy pink stripes, to … Continue reading

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“Ask the Home Staging Expert®” – How do I display artwork without adding nail holes?

  Hi Lori! I am a new stager and just signed a contract with a builder to stage three model homes.  The walls have just been painted, so the builder doesn’t want me to add any nail holes to hang … Continue reading

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“Ask the Home Staging Expert®” – Show third bedroom as an office, a bedroom, or both?

Hi Lori – We’re getting ready to sell our two-story, three-bedroom single-family home. I work from home and the third bedroom serves as my office and our guest bedroom, housing only a daybed and a desk. For staging, I’m not … Continue reading

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DOES YOUR LISTING STINK? 7 Ways to Combat Odors in a Hurry!

  Your open house is scheduled for noon.  You walk in at 11:45 a.m. and “OH, MY GOSH!  What is that horrible smell?!!” Maybe the owner’s left something in the garbage before leaving for the weekend.  Maybe they fried up … Continue reading

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“Ask the Home Staging Expert®” – Should We Paint Our Brick Home Before Selling?

  Good morning, Lori, We are getting ready to sell our 3-bedroom ranch-style brick house this spring.  I think the brick makes the exterior look really, really dated and want to paint it.  My husband says he hates painted brick … Continue reading

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