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What is your favorite summer memory? Is it running through the sprinkler pretending to be parting the oceans with one mighty leap? Is it climbing the big maple in your backyard to get into the shade? How about parties where family and friends cooked out, played wiffleball, and swam late into t...
Set on 1.51 acres in Stratford CT, this custom built 9 Room, 3+ Bedroom, 3 full bath Raised Ranch offers 2720 sqft of living space in desirable "Beaver Dam Area" close to Merritt Parkway and Rt. 8/25.Stratford was founded in 1639 by 25 families who settled along the Housatonic River. From its onc...
When asked about my business name I always make sure that homeowners and Realtors know that Staging starts right from the property's front door. That means a few things. In design, it is that beautiful entry into home, comforting, well lit, and unobstructed. A house listed for sale will have d...
I wanted to comment but it grew so in my head...a funny place to be...after reading Jaynee Acevado's blog "The Fine Line between staging and design" http://activerain.com/blogsview/206548 and James Fraziers' reply "As you say, you are designing for the client you just don't know yet. But this s...
A vacant lake house (not on lake but very close to boat dock) was sitting un-viewed for many months. The homeowner contracted with me and we brought real life to the home!I loved every minute of this one (great furniture rental, agreeable and helpful homeowner, timely staging!) What more could ...
When I staged a re-sell condo three weeks ago, there were two others in the complex that had just listed. Their inventory of fixes was pretty extensive:New Interior Paint job, Updated Cabinetry (Kitchen and Bath), Newer Carpet, Landscaped as they couldMy clients informed me right off that they w...
Here are the pictures of a vacant I was asked to "bid" on in Fairfield County CT... As you can see, the space is beautiful, cleanly painted, and clean-lined enough for major mass appeal.Here's the problem. The brokerage that is listing this gave the incentive of a buyout if no...