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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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Is Staging Your Home To Sell Really Worth the Time, Effort, and Money?

Every year, thousands of homeowners preparing to sell their house are probably asking themselves this very same question.  “Is staging worth it?”  Making the time, effort, and spending some cash to stage your home for market is a tough decision … Continue reading

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How to Time Your Home Sale

Realtor® and Home Staging Expert®, Kimberly Habermehl, owner and broker at Premier Town & Country Realty in San Antonio, Texas, offers some solid advice when  deciding on the right time to list your home for market. According to Kim, choosing … Continue reading

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“Ask the Home Staging Expert®” – Are two front doors confusing potential buyers?

Hi, Lori! I’m a Realtor® in North Carolina and have a ranch-style listing with a very odd issue.  The house almost looks like it has two front doors and I think it’s been confusing potential buyers.  Technically, the door next … Continue reading

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