Home Staging Stories and Other Stuff

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Home Stager - Patsy Overton Interiors, Atlanta, Georgia
What I do, where I go, who I meet and how it pertains to you.
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Since I just found the "Twitter" and "Follow Me On Twitter" groups, I'm reposting this.  Has it come to your area?  Has it happened to you?  Here's how it went down on my block.  Last December I got an iPhone.  Hooray!  My first thought was, "Wow, this thing is cool!"  My second thought was, "It'...
04/17/2010
Do any of you have a shelf in your storage area or garage that looks similar to this?                               Yep, it's full of leftover paint.  (BTW, you can breathe a sigh of relief.  The gas can is empty!) We are in the process of updating our home to put it on the market.  (I'll be writ...
04/15/2010
This Lawrenceville, GA staged home has a story to tell.  In January I received a frantic call from the homeowner who had already vacated the property.  "Please help me.  I don't know what else to do," she said.  The home had been on the market for 6 months with only 1 lowball offer.  I got the pr...
04/12/2010
A few weeks ago our church, Blackshear Place Baptist, had a special evening of worship during which we partook of the Lord's supper.  In addition, we viewed a dramatic sketch of Jesus and the 12 disciples at "the last supper."  I was honored to be asked to direct it.  The sketch began with the ch...
03/31/2010
Some time ago I went on a staging consultation that was quite unique.  The home was small, but in good condition.  As staging always begins with curb appeal, I noticed the house gave a pleasant first impression with a well-kept lawn and freshly painted front door.  But then I entered the home. As...
01/18/2010
To celebrate the start of our 3rd year in business, Stage, Show & Sell Home Staging Company sponsored a contest to give away a FREE half-day staging makeover on an occupied property and a gift certificate for 50% off staging fees on a vacant property.  The drawing was held today at high noon, and...
08/21/2009
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For anyone living in south Hall or north Gwinnett Counties, I hope you will join us at Blackshear Place Baptist Church this evening as we celebrate America.  This year's program is titled The Torch Is Passed and is centered around the theme of passing the torch of freedom on to the next generatio...
07/01/2009
Last week I received a call from a woman in the area who is contemplating becoming a stager.  She found me on the internet, saw that I was close by, and asked if I had time to discuss the business with her.  I immediately said, "Absolutely!"  What an honor to help bring someone else along into th...
04/09/2009
Attention Atlanta real estate professionals!  Do you have a listing that has been on the market for 3 months or longer?  Do you think the home would benefit from home staging?  If so, have I got a deal for you!  The Atlanta Chapter of International Association of Home Staging Professionals (IAHSP...
03/27/2009
What is Home Staging?  Home staging is the process of preparing a home for the market in such a way that it appeals to the widest possible audience.  This is accomplished by depersonalizing, updating and neutralizing the space.  It also encompasses minimizing the negative and emphasizing the posi...
03/26/2009
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Welcome to my blog! I'll be writing mainly about my life as a home stager and all the crazy things that happen along the way, but will also post on the "other stuff" from time to time. I hope you find the read informative, interesting, and just plain fun. Twitter Button from twitbuttons.com