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It's not uncommon for Real Estate Investors to snub home staging. Many believe that home staging is simply too expensive, especially for homes under $200,000. In the greater Jacksonville market, more and more are finding that the real cost is NOT staging their properties. Often what is required, ...
01/06/2016
There is a lingering question when home staging is considered as to whether it is better to use the seller's furniture, sell the property vacant, or to sell it fully (or partially) staged. While our Jacksonville based home staging company tries to use the seller's furniture when possible, sometim...
02/14/2015
Fort Caroline is a suburban area of Jacksonville, FL. It's primarily thought of as older homes from the 70s and 80s, with a few new construction neighborhoods that have found space nearby. They have larger lots and are close to shopping. They are also easy communiting distance to the Naval Base o...
06/19/2014
As part of being a Jacksonville Realtor and home stager, my job is to set appropriate expectations for my sellers. when we sit down at the table to discuss listing their home, we discuss important aspects like price, neighborhood comps, condition, and staging recommendations. One of the biggest q...
05/21/2014
The subject of Virtual home staging VS Traditional home staging has been a debate in the staging world for several years now. Sometimes it has come to violent comments between individuals. Some people who are huge advocates in the staging world, have sung the praises of virtual staging. Others be...
05/06/2014
I'm personally a huge fan of homes built in the 1970s. While I'm not a fan of most of the decor from that era, for whatever reason I kind of love the architecture. When I got a call a couple of weeks ago to take a look at a flipper's project at Doctor's Lake that had a total 1970's vibe but wasn'...
02/23/2014
Recently I was taking a home buyer around to look at properties. She and her family are moving from another state where the homes have large basements. Her current home is nearly 4000 square feet (plus a basement) and she's looking at homes between 2000 - 3000 sqft. She knew she wanted to downsiz...
02/17/2014
I actually wrote a very similar rebuttal earlier today and then found out about this blog thanks to Denise's Google Plus page. The "study" was so off base that most home stagers I know are in an outright rage over it. Misleading the public with poor practice is not something that will help seller...
01/08/2014
Sally Weatherley does an amazing job of balancing this awkward space. Frankly it has a lot going against it. When she's done you may actually need to scroll back up to look at the before to figure out what was wrong with this space. I know I did. This is the power of professional home staging. Wh...
11/23/2013
I was talking about this with my fellow stager Linda Barnett in Indianapolis the other day. She is so right. I never would have put it together without her, but now I'll be using this in my conversations when I try to explain the importance of preparation for a memorable showing. Thanksgiving is ...
11/20/2013
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Author Bio: Melissa Marro, Home Staging Industry leader, Realtor, and entrepreneur offers a unique perspective on New Home Construction, Resale Residential Real Estate, and Home Staging