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2012 

Top 10 Low Cost D-I-Y Home Improvements Selling Survey by Home Gain HomeGain is a well known industry leader in providing home stagers factual current statistical information for the home improvements that will give the best Return On Investment (ROI). This survey was published in January 2011 an...
02/29/2012
Celebrating your achievements is a really, really good thing to do. None of us do enough of it! Listening is critical with all clients, and even more so in a divorce situation where emotions are pretty raw at times.  Patting Myself on the Back.  (<: Not egotistical; but I think we should pat ours...
02/29/2012
Great post Rebeka - couldn't agree with you more. The more I learn about social media the more I like it as a marketing tool. Guest blogging is also another great way to get noticed and to be remembered while building a reputation as an expert. Thanks!  Your overall success is a direct result of ...
02/29/2012
Top 10 Business Mistakes Home Stagers Make and how not to make them.... As most savvy stagers, realtors, mortgage brokers and other real estate-industry entrepreneurs know, we need to build our 'list' of prospects and clients. One of the marketing methods I use to do that is by offering a 'FREE R...
02/28/2012
Sorry but a pool table does not make a good focal point in a living room for selling in Vancouver! During my 5 day PRES home staging and redesign course I take students into real client's homes so they can apply what they learned in the classroom. Students love this and so do my training home cli...
02/23/2012
You have to read this post! LOL just think if we all asked our hair dresser what s/he thinks about how much we should charge for home staging because she did it once herself and it wasnt' so hard...   After getting Deb pre-approved I showed her some homes in South West Fort Wayne.  After four sho...
02/20/2012
Good post - we all make mistakes but if we as true professionals it's best not to cut corners otherwise the whole profession gets a bad name!Oops, It Looks Like the Buyer's Agent Made Another Mistake A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post entitled, Is Your Buyer's Agent Qualified to Represent You?...
02/20/2012
Great post about handling objections from sellers who do not see the benefit of home staging. Janet has done a great post and gives sellers good reason TO STAGE! Sometimes sellers just aren't seeing the bigger picture and it helps if they do. Once they buy in - we home stagers can create the look...
02/07/2012
Don't think Vision Boards Are Good For Attracting Clients - think again! I just read an AR post that said it's good to reblog your posts especially when they have been well received...so this is a post from a few years ago about how to create a vision board using the Western Feng Shui Bagua.You c...
02/03/2012
This is a really good idea. I do it for my enewsletters/ezines as well because it makes sense to repurpose words the same way home stagers repurpose furniture, etc. I'm going to resurrect my Vision Board blog post as many people liked that and I didn't do one for this year on this site.Eventually...
02/03/2012
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Our blog posts are primarily written to provide education to new home stagers and share information with more seasoned professionals. We focus on marketing strategies and tactics because we know this is what is essential to growing any business. We like to post the odd blog that might be controversial to some, and welcome opinions and open discussion from all Active Rain members and viewers. We are all in a great industry and by keeping our standards professional and high - we become an essential service in the real estate marketing.