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This may sound like a crazy idea, but I have a question to throw out to mortgage professionals - With the onslaught of bank-owned homes now, because of the foreclosure crises, wouldn't it be in the best interests of the bank to hire a home stager to evaluate a home and make recommendations about ...
03/11/2009
I have the highest respect for Realtors.  Because I have so many of them in my family, I have spent a good part of my adult life watching them work tirelessly on behalf of home buyers and sellers (and often, myself).  Yes, there commissions can be good, but many times they do a lot of work and do...
01/27/2009
I have started including photographs of places of interest in the area of town where the listing is located.  I think it is very helpful, especially for out of town buyers who find it difficult to narrow down where they want to live in a town they are unfamiliar with.  This is a small 2/2 in a po...
01/20/2009
  Our January WCR luncheon was titled "Sell this House" and presentations were given by three speakers: a home stager, a real estate photographer (me) and a local home inspector.  Jane Ann Lance of Enhanced by Lance, and an Active Rainer, gave an excellent presentation on the benefits of home sta...
01/20/2009
This was a slideshow a did recently for a waterfront listing using Photoshop Elements.  I decided to combine background music with sounds of water lapping at the end to make you feel like you were sitting on the pier enjoying the water.  Do you think I accomplished this?  I did the twilight shots...
01/07/2009
Hey guys, I'm doing a talk to our local Women's Council on real estate photography, and including some humorous MLS photos.  Anyone got any horrendous MLS photos they'd like to share?
12/31/2008
I just have to say that Home Staging Resource has far exceded my expectations.  I considered many staging training companies and finally decided to go with HSR, because I felt like a 21 day training period would teach me more than a 3 day one.  I did learn a great deal during that time, but now I...
12/31/2008
For those of you who don't know, Mobile, Alabama is the original home of Mardi Gras (I know, everyone thinks it was New Orleans, but the party really started here).  And if you've ever been to Mardi Gras, you know about Moon Pies.  In case you haven't, Moon Pie's are thrown at you along with bead...
12/30/2008
Divorce this House was created by Kelly Lise Murray, a Harvard Law School graduate and Wendy Wasalle, a successful home stager to actually change legislation to include Realtors and appraisers early on in the divorce process before mistakes can be made than cannot be undone.  They currently train...
12/30/2008
With the holidays behind us, we can look forward to a new year of health and prosperity (think positive!).  Unfortunately, it is hard to be prosperous when you feel bad and are knocked off your feet by colds, flu or respiratory illnesses that are common this time of year.  Here are a few tips to ...
12/30/2008
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