My blog gives advice to home owners about how to improve the showing of their house when selling.
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Merry Christmas to All My ActiveRain Friends! Enjoy the day and the time with your families!
There's a reason why us home stagers recommend painting your home before you put it on the market. Real estate agents agree with us too. Buyers start their search online, don't run the risk of losing those buyers before they even step in your door. Could I live with these colors? Radiant Orchid...
Open House Survival Tip-Lock up Your ValuablesWhen you decide to put your home on the market, you're opening up your doors to strangers. We like to give people the benefit of the doubt, and trust that the people walking through your home are genuinely interested in your home, not the things hidde...
Home Staging is Like Putting Together a PuzzleI think a lot of home stagers get creative with ways to describe what we do when we stage a home for sale. Sometimes we have to so we can easily explain to people who aren't sure of what we do. I like to use the term "Decorating to sell" to sum up wha...
The Easy Way to Hang Christmas LightsCommand small decorating clips. The easy way to hang Christmas lights. I don't know why I didn't use these in the first place. I recently added white lights to my living room and kitchen window for some added sparkle this holiday season. I was struggling with ...
Home Staging Advice-What Makes a Good Home Stager?When you decide it's time to put your Montgomery County PA house on the market, it won't be the last decision you have to make when it comes to selling your home. You need to find someone to market it, get it sold. Finding a good real estate agent...
Can You Decorate Your Home for the Holidays While it's on the Market?The holidays are in full swing. People started decorating for Christmas and Hanukkah around Thanksgiving time. It really is a magical time of year with all the lights and decorations. I know I look forward to decorating for the ...
"Home Staging Costs Too Much Money""Home staging costs too much money". When I hear that statement from someone, I know it's coming from a misunderstanding about what home staging actually entails. A lot of people think of remodeling and HGTV when they hear the words. You can't help it, it's all ...
Happy Thanksgiving! If you're lucky enough to spend this holiday with family or friends, be thankful. Not everyone in this world is that lucky.
Nutmeg Designs-Glass MosaicsWe all like pretty things. Our eyes are always drawn to color, sparkle and light. I had the pleasure of meeting Margaret Almon who owns Nutmeg Designs with her husband Wayne Stratz. Nutmeg Designs is the epitome of color, sparkle and light. "Glass art, catching the eye...