Best way to pick a paint color to sell your house!
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Best way to pick 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?
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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
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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?
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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
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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…

What Real Estate Agents Won’t Tell You!

What Real Estate Agents Won’t Tell You!

You are getting your house ready to sell.  Perhaps you’ve already started to depersonalize your home, take out personal items and belongings.  You’ve started to get rid of old books, furniture etc that you won’t need to make your house attractive when showing to buyers. While you’re doing all of this, you realize, that perhaps…

Why You Need to Go to Open Houses in your Neighborhood

Why You Need to Go to Open Houses in your Neighborhood

Why You Need to Go to Open Houses in your Neighborhood A few years ago I staged a townhouse that had a stunning newly renovated kitchen.  It was complete with long sleek granite counter tops, new high end kitchen cabinets and of course the very best stainless steel appliances. Around the same time I staged another townhouse…

Make Your Master Bedroom a Retreat to Sell Your House

Make Your Master Bedroom a Retreat to Sell Your House

Whether you’re getting your house ready to sell or styling your house to stay, the Master Bedroom is one of the most important rooms in the house.  It’s meant to be a retreat!  At the end of the day, whether its been a stressful day at work or haggling with kids over homework, your bedroom…