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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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 you should starting looking for a real estate agent.  Perhaps you liked the one that sold you your house and…

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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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5 Mistakes Homeowners Make with their Furniture

5 Mistakes Homeowners Make with their Furniture

5 Mistakes Homeowners Make with their Furniture There are a number of factors that go into a well decorated room with furniture being one of the key factors in that equation.    Furniture needs to be methodically picked out and placed taking the room’s elements, focal point and design style in mind.  Violating any of these principles using furniture incorrectly can make or break a well good design.   1. The furniture is too matchy…

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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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