The idea of living in your home while trying to sell it can be daunting. Most of the homes I stage are lived in while the house is on the market. After the staging consultation, and the to-do list is created, how is a homeowner to maintain a nicely staged home and live their day-to-day lives?Continue reading 7 Tips for Keeping your Home Open-House Ready
Did you know that realtors are saying that now is a fantastic time to sell your home if you are in the Philadelphia Metro area! If you have thought about downsizing or considering relocating for a job change, now is a perfect time. There is a shortage of inventory, and sellers have an advantage as buyer traffic has also risen in the area. What does this mean? Consider getting a jump-start on the home-selling process and what you need to do to get your home ready to sell.Continue reading How Home Staging Can Help You
If you are currently selling your home, or plan to sell your home, notice how the outside of your home appears. Keep in mind, 50%* of homes purchased were found on the internet. Professional photos that display a lovely eye-catching exterior is essential. Also, for those buyers who live close enough, after viewing on the internet, they will do a “drive by” of your home to gain a better feel of your home. (*2018 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers)Continue reading 12 Tips to Add Curb Appeal
Recently, I was asked about adding color with plants while trying to stage and sell a home during the winter months. Thinking about this topic, I realized that there are many options available to you, to quickly achieve the look of color without a considerable expense.Continue reading Selling your home, Add Color with Plants
If you have pets or children, it can be a challenge to live in your home while you are trying to sell the house. First of all, you will want to get your home professionally staged. A fresh pair of eyes viewing your home in its best way is what you want. Once the house is staged, be sure your Realtor takes professional photos.Continue reading Staging your Home with Kids or Pets
I wanted to end my series on home staging with an article on the top five issues I run into while staging properties and how to correct them. In case you missed my other two articles they are, “Are you selling your home this year?” and “5 Point Checklist for Getting your Home Ready to Sell.” Continue reading Home Staging: Top 5 Issues
Moving is in the top 10 list of life’s most stressful events. As a move may be a result of downsizing, or dealing with challenging life events, managing the transition can be difficult. As a professional stager, I offer a fresh perspective on a home, and I understand the emotions involved in moving. I have personally relocated over fourteen times in my life, trust me I get it. Buyers like a home based on how they feel when they walk into it, they make an instant impression. As a home stager, I understand how to maximize your home’s assets so that you can sell your home quickly and for the most money. Continue reading 5 Point Checklist for Getting Your Home Ready to Sell
The start of the best time to sell your home is after the Super Bowl and springtime historically has been an excellent time to put your house on the market. I recently read an article on Zillow that pulled together country-wide statistics, though this varies by area, for home selling that said: Continue reading Are you selling your home this year?
In my decorating article last week, High Point Market-Spring 2017 Highlights, I wrote about the furniture industry looking forward to a large boom in millennial furniture purchases in the upcoming years. As reported by Realtormag, a recent Fannie Mae Economic report stated, “Millennials’ accelerated rate of departure from their parents’ homes bodes well for housing demand.” With the market primed to sell your home, now may be a fantastic time if you are planning a move.