Omaha's Premier Home Stager Tori Lynn Ross's Blog

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Home Stager - Prudential Ambassador / Ross Designs, LLC
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Soliciting client testimonials is a fantastic investment of time in your business. This is a great opportunity to learn from some of your main or new clients what they think of your work, what their hot button is, and use that as an advertisement to earn new clients. One great way to utilize your...
05/19/2008
I am often asked when recruiting new agent partners about what statistics I can offer about the success rates of Home Staging. I refuse to quote what few national statistics I have come across as I do not know exactly how they are gathered and they definitely do not apply to my local market. It i...
05/19/2008
If you aren't already able to process credit card payments, contact your bank and ask about adding a Merchant's account to your business checking account. It couldn't be easier.  For $10/month and approximately 3.14% of the transaction cost I can process MasterCard, Visa and Discover payments. It...
05/19/2008
Often times when Staging a house I suggest updating a few or all light fixtures. In addition to painting, de-cluttering and re-arranging existing furnishings, this is one of the least expensive ways to update a home and have a big, positive impact on potential buyers. What should a homeowner do w...
05/17/2008
I am an active member of the Omaha Area Board of Realtor's Affiliate Council and have been for several years (proud to be OABR's Affiliate of the Year for 2007).  I recognized when beginning my Staging business that partnering with successful agents would be the key to continued success.  I have ...
05/16/2008
This past Monday I had a corporate rental installation.  Everything went smoothly and since I had a luncheon appointment, my assistant handled most of the furniture directing, unpacking, etc. Because this order included a washer and dryer, I made sure to locate the laundry room for my assistant a...
05/16/2008
This charming home in the heart of Omaha's coveted District 66 was awkward and confusing to potential buyers without furniture. The living room was directly to the right of the large tiled entry and the family room had competing focal points and many traffic patterns that made it difficult for bu...
05/16/2008
We all know kitchens and bathrooms often sell a home - and this kitchen will do it for this house!  We just finished a remodel for resale job on this house, kitchens and baths included.  Take a look at what a difference we made in the kitchen. Project Details: - Removed chandelier over eat-in are...
05/15/2008
Most everyone understands the importance of curb appeal when selling a house. After going over the basics (lawn, landscaping, etc), don't forget the jewelry of the exterior, the light fixtures!  They are inexpensive to purchase and very easy to install, yet they can make such a positive impact on...
05/15/2008
Hello, experienced Home Stagers with employees! How did you find your employees or Independent Contractors?  How did you "test them out" so to speak so that you knew whether or not they would do a good job for you and know what they were doing? Andddddd, how did you handle the potential competiti...
05/13/2008
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