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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®” – 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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Exterior Updates Under $100 to Enhance Your Curb Appeal

Does your house lack curb appeal?  These few easy updates will ensure your home grabs a lot of positive attention without breaking the bank! 1) Rent a pressure washer for the day.  Not only can you clean up your siding, … Continue reading

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“Ask the Home Staging Expert®” – Should a Realtor Risk Insulting Their Client?

Hello, Lori, I have a client with an apartment that is just not selling.  It feels small and cramped, it’s got some unappealing paint colors and an odd layout, and the owner doesn’t keep it very tidy for showings.  I … Continue reading

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Quick Tips to Keep Your House Show-Ready

  Everyone loves to browse through the home catalogs which display a beautiful room with perfectly arranged details. Real life doesn’t work that way. Our homes have a pile of shoes by the front door, school books on the kitchen … Continue reading

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