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If you stage in Spokane Washington, or know of stagers in that area please let me know. I may have a referral for someone.
Hello, I have lost track of my recommended hardwood refinishing company. Can anyone recommend a good company of the sanding and/or dustless variety. Mine seem to have left the business. I have a client with the age old problem of hardwoods of different colors due to sun and area rugs. Thanks i...
Have you ever had a week where everyday was a Monday? Things just never went as planned. Well that has been my week, but today I feel like I could be on The Stager. I have a very good repeat client that I tend to go out of my way for. They wanted me to replace a dining table with a much large...
In the September issue of Consumer Reports, "About one in 10 sellers we surveyed said they wished they had made more cosmetic changes to their home before putting it on the market. Even more of those who sold their homes for significantly less than the original asking press expressed that regret...
I am a Home Stager that enjoys walk through consultations. My business stages so many vacant properties that having the opportunity to work with sellers and occupied properties keeps my sales and relationship skills honed and it affords me the opportunity to be creative. I recently worked with ...
The Great Lakes Regional IAHSP Chapter has used their professional Home Staging skills and great sense of community involvement to benefit low income family rental housing. The open house ceremonies are this Saturday July 19, from 3:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Information from the press release fol...
For many of us we live with things in our home for years and then when we are ready to sell our house we start doing work and regret that we hadn't done it sooner; or we hope that we can put our houses on the market without tackling repairs. I have a long term goal of moving down south so I hav...
This past week I had a great opportunity to experience and reaffirm the fact that Home Staging is truly for everyone and that the creativity and solutions we provide benefits to a wide variety of houses and sellers. Case 1: Heading to Retirement; Don't Let the Past Weigh You Down One couple want...
I spoke to a gentleman at a wedding recently who lives in Germany and found out that in Bavaria they are paying $9.00 a gallon for gas. While living in Michigan these days often feels like living in the mountains (my newly planted geraniums survived the threat of frost last evening; I'm not as c...
The goal of Home Staging is to create the "WOW!" factor in homes that are for sale. Having a wider variety of furnishings and accessories at a lower cost spreads the benefits of home staging to a wider audience and increases the speed of general consumer acceptance. I have been staging homes f...