When it comes to staging your home, creating powerful curbside appeal is one of the most important things you can do. This refers to the experience prospective buyers will have as they drive up to and enter your home. This curbside experience creates the first impression for your visitors and serves to frame the rest [...]
If your home is on the market, or if you are considering putting it on the market soon, you’re no doubt aware that the housing market is currently slanted in the direction of buyers. There are a large number of homes available for sale, which gives buyers many options to consider. As a seller, this [...]
When it comes to staging your home for the summer, there are several points to keep in mind. We have covered many of them elsewhere on this blog and in articles, including the importance of the outdoors and creating a “fresh” feeling in general. Today, we are going to talk about another crucial element of [...]
As the summer rolls on and the real estate market heats up, home staging becomes more important than ever as sellers have an increased sense of urgency. This sense of urgency means that more homes are on the market and sellers are often willing to take less money so that they can complete the transaction [...]
We have talked about many of the most important elements of a home staging strategy in this space—creating curbside appeal, ensuring a clutter-free home, and more. Today, we’re going to discuss a less obvious but equally important part of a staging strategy: lighting.
A well-lit home appears warm, friendly, and inviting—while sub-standard lighting can detract from [...]
In previous blog entries and articles, we have touched on the importance of maximizing “curb appeal” when it comes to preparing a home for sale. Why is this such a big deal? Because the curbside appeal of your home creates the first impression for your prospective buyers. From the moment potential buyers drive up to [...]
Virtually every client that I work with has two goals when it comes to selling their house. The first is to sell the home as quickly as possible—nobody wants to wait around during this process. And the second, of course, is to sell for as high of a price as possible.
The problem that many people [...]
Obviously, when you’re selling a home, your objective is to sell for the highest possible price. And while the approximate range is determined by a whole host of factors, many of which are out of your control, (location, square footage, etc), your approach to staging and showing your home can ensure that it sells for [...]
Color is key when it comes to staging a home. However, it’s important to understand that the best approach is to go for a neutral look. Neutral colors allow the features of the home to take center stage, and they allow the prospective buyer to easily visualize the ways in which they would decorate.
Below are [...]
Are you considering hosting a wedding at your home? (Or considering holding YOUR wedding in someone else’s home?) An at-home wedding can be a fantastic choice, as it often costs substantially less than renting a facility, and it gives the wedding planners a great deal of flexibility with regards to décor, layout, and scheduling.
However, planning [...]