Do Your Lights Add Value to Your Home?
|

Do Your Lights Add Value to Your Home?

One house I staged many years ago was a delight to stage.  The homeowners had spent alot of money updating their home in order to sell it for maximum dollars.  They had wonderful design tastes and made the home trendy and very inviting.  They hired someone to do the difficult renovations like the kitchen and…

3 Tips on Decorating Your House for the holidays when you’re selling your house
|

3 Tips on Decorating Your House for the holidays when you’re selling your house

Updated: November 25, 2020 You’re selling your home over the Christmas holidays, your house is staged and looks amazing but you’re not sure if you should add some Christmas or holidays decorations to the house or not.  On one hand, the house will look more festive, especially since everyone, houses, stores, offices etc now decorate…

Should I Replace my Builder Brass Door Knobs to Sell my House?
|

Should I Replace my Builder Brass Door Knobs to Sell my House?

Updated: November 3, 2020 Should I Replace my Builder Brass Door Knobs to Sell my House? What is the first thing you touch when you walk into a home? It’s the door knob. What does a cheap brass doorknob say? ” I’m not fancy.  May a low offer.” What does a pitted, tarnished door knob…

How to choose a paint color to sell your house!
| |

How to choose a paint color to sell your house!

In one house I staged, the house had been on the market for 4 months NOT staged.  There were over 50+ people that had gone through the home but it wouldn’t sell.  The realtor called me in to stage the home.  After I staged the home, the owner had complained about the furniture that I…

Selling Your House During a Slow Market: What YOU Need to Know

Selling Your House During a Slow Market: What YOU Need to Know

Let’s face it. Selling your house can be challenging in regular times. But when the real estate market is slower, and its downright hard AND stressful. BUT it doesn’t have to be. Selling during these times means you need to prepare your house to stand out from your competition in order to earn top dollar…

Are your light switches & wall plates up to date?
|

Are your light switches & wall plates up to date?

Are your light switches & wall plates up to date? Updated: August 3, 2020 Small details like light switches can make a big difference to the value of your home. When a potential buyer walks into a home, the light switches are very visible.  They are one item that can set the “tone” for the…

Is Your Front Entryway Making a Positive or Negative Impression?

Is Your Front Entryway Making a Positive or Negative Impression?

Updated August 5, 2020 You have no doubt heard a thousand times by now that first impressions are SO important.  And there could be nothing truer than the front entryway in your home.  Potential buyers will make either a positive or negative first impression based on what your entrance way looks like. How does your…

5 Easy Front Yard Landscaping Ideas for Great Curb Appeal
| |

5 Easy Front Yard Landscaping Ideas for Great Curb Appeal

Whether you’re decorating to stay or staging to sell, your front curb appeal says alot about your house.  Your curb appeal can make a positive or negative statement. Landscaping can have a HUGE impact on what your house looks like.  Overgrown shrubs or trees and unkempt gardens gives the impression that the inside of the…

Are You Over Renovating Your Home?
|

Are You Over Renovating Your Home?

A few years ago, I staged a house for a single mom that had a gorgeous en-suite bathroom in the master bedroom.  Beautiful tiles, nice new vanity, great shower including a trendy rain shower head.   The en-suite was stunning. Who wouldn’t like that right?  The cost of the reno, unfortunately, was equally as stunning. She…

Top 5 Inexpensive Renovations To Sell Your Home
|

Top 5 Inexpensive Renovations To Sell Your Home

Top 5 Inexpensive Renovations To Sell Your Home Updated March 23, 2020 When you’ve made that decision to sell your house, your house no longer becomes the home where you’ve raised your kids, or started out as a new young couple or was that first home which you were so proud of being able to…