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 basement, but tackled other small renovations themselves.  The result was amazing. Their home was stunning!!! Except for one area! Yeah…

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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 say? “The house is not kept up. Low ball me.” What does a contemporary new looking door knob say? “Come…

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Do You Know What You’ve Done to Your Home?

Do You Know What You’ve Done to Your Home?

Updated: October 26, 2020 Do You Know What You’ve Done to Your Home? On one staging consult, I was going through the home taking the lead from the clients. The first room we started with was the living room of course. Their concern was the layout of the living room, and if the couches were too big for the room which they were.  We discussed several options and came up with a solution that they…

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Does Converting A Garage Add Value To A Home?

Does Converting A Garage Add Value To A Home?

Updated: October 1, 2020 I was looking at potential “fixer uppers” to flip.  There was one home that had a lot of “potential” – meaning it needed a lot of work.  It looked like someone had already been fixing up this particular home but ran out of money and decided to list it.  One of the “upgrades” this person had done was to convert the garage into another bedroom.  It was originally a 3 bedroom…

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6 Ways to Get Your House Ready for Fall

6 Ways to Get Your House Ready for Fall

Updated: September 24, 2020 Get Ready for Fall There’s no denying that fall is definitely here and winter is just around the corner.  With the changes in seasons, we need to get our house ready for what’s coming.  Not doing so can be a costly mistake that could have been prevented with proper planning. 1. Clean out the gutters or put on gutter covers. Nobody wants to clean out all the leaves and muck in…

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