Choosing Paint Colors to Sell Your Home

Choosing Paint Colors to Sell Your Home

The number one question I get asked during a staging consult is: “What color should I paint my house?” The number two question I get asked when I tell someone they need to paint their house is: “Why do I need to paint my house?  I really like the colors of my home.”   The purpose of staging/getting your house ready to sell is that you’re appealing to the majority of the buyers.  You’re appealing…

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What to do with Unwanted Furniture?

What to do with Unwanted Furniture?

Yesterday’s challenge, click here to read, was to go through your house and tag any furniture and items that you’re not taking with you to your next place, and that you won’t need for staging.  Now you hopefully have a few piles that you’re wondering what you’re going to do with. You have old furniture or hand-me-down furniture that your not taking with you.  But where can you get rid of this good but older…

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Treat Your House Like a Business When You’re Selling Your House

Treat Your House Like a Business When You’re Selling Your House

A couple of years ago, I did a staging consult in a client’s home who was getting their house ready to sell.  We walked around the house going from room to room where I pointed out personal items that they need to remove & furniture they needed to store in order to make their house more saleable and appeal to the general population.  They would tell me that they needed the house to be a…

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Making a Grand Entrance

Making a Grand Entrance

The Front Entrance 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 entrance to your home.  Potential buyers will make either a positive or negative first impression based on what your entrance way looks like. How does your front entrance look like? Is it trendy and inviting or tired and dated?   Is your Front Entrance making a positive first…

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Decluttering the Dining Room!

Decluttering the Dining Room!

Decluttering the Dining Room! Today’s challenge is going through the dining room.  This may seem like an easy task but it has the potential of being an emotional journey since you’re sorting out the treasures in the china cabinet remembering that special piece of china that Grandma gave you or the casserole dish that Auntie Margaret left you in her will.  It can be a bit of an emotional roller coaster for some bringing back…

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