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This Week's Top 10 Items That NEED to be packed away When Your Home is being Shown for Sale

Posted on November 21, 2012 at 12:15 AM

This is the first installment of a weekly post revealing a week in the life of an Edmonton Home Stager.


We want to showcase actual inappropriate items we have found out in plain view in homes for sale in the Edmonton market during our various Home Staging services performed for our clients.


Our goal is to help our sellers see their properties SOLD. A buyer’s psyche is working in ...

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Putrid Properties do Not Sell!

Posted on August 23, 2012 at 3:05 AM

No matter how great a property is or how competitively priced it is, if it stinks, it will not sell....PERIOD!

This is an issue I tackle at least once a week with my clients. Bad smells in a property leave a bad taste in buyers' mouths (both figuratively and literally).

You may be asking, "But, wait, don't

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REALTORS: Are you a Leader or a Follower?

Posted on August 6, 2012 at 2:55 AM

This post is for all Listing REALTORS out there. 

Do you go with the flow, do what is necessary, follow just the mandatory steps, and have a business model that simply stays static?

Or are you a REALTOR who thinks outside the box, goes the extra mile, explores all avenues out there to help your clients succeed, and who strives to be on the cutting edge?

What do you include in your listing packages for your sellers? 

What are you doing to stand out amongst the...

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How does Kids' Clutter fit into Staging your Home For Sale?

Posted on July 27, 2012 at 2:10 AM

Are you desperately trying to keep up with the every-day clutter that comes along with kids?

 

This post will offer solutions to speed up the sale of your home in just 4 Steps!

 

If you are thinking of listing your home for sale or have already, and can't seem to wrap your head around the idea of keeping things looking tidy and clutter free for showings, read o...

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The True Motivation of a Professional Home Stager

Posted on July 16, 2012 at 2:40 AM

As a Professional Home Stager who owns her business, I get asked the following question all the time: “So, is there good money to be made in Staging?”

This question always ends up taking me off guard, as income is not how I measure the success of my business.

So what characteristics do successful Home Stagers possess?

• Practical/logical Problem Solving abilities

• Comp...

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A Professional Home Stager Prepares your Home for a Successful Sale!

Posted on June 4, 2012 at 1:20 AM


So, you have made the decision (or a change in life circumstances have forced the decision upon you) to put your house/condo/townhouse/mobile-home up for sale.

But between your working 45-60 hours per week, taking care of routine housework/yard-work, and getting the kids organized for all of their daily activities, you are overwhelmed by the thought of finding the time or energy to tackle the millions of all-important-details when it comes to marketing one’s property f...

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Home Energy Cleansing for a Faster Sale

Posted on May 24, 2012 at 12:45 AM

There are many things to consider when preparing your home to sell. There is curb appeal, Decluttering, De-personalizing, upgrades, repairs, Staging, and Cleaning. 

One thing that most REALTORS and home-owners overlook is the energy of the home.

Negative energy in a home can leave prospective buyers feeling uneasy during the initial viewing of the home, but can also stick with them. You have heard people say, "Something about the property just didn't feel right. I can't put m...

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Home Energy Cleansing for a Faster Sale

Posted on May 24, 2012 at 12:45 AM

There are many things to consider when preparing your home to sell. There is curb appeal, Decluttering, De-personalizing, upgrades, repairs, Staging, and Cleaning. 

One thing that most REALTORS and home-owners overlook is the energy of the home.

Negative energy in a home can leave prospective buyers feeling uneasy during the initial viewing of the home, but can also stick with them. You have heard people say, "Something about the property just didn't feel right. I can't put m...

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Good and Bad ways to Stage for the Holidays

Posted on November 25, 2011 at 5:25 PM
Myth: No matter what, home-owners should avoid listing their home for sale during the Holidays.


Fact: There are going to be buyers out there at ALL times of the year. Many people, due to differing life circumstances, are faced with having to find a new home regardless of what the weather is doing. There are many different events in the lives of humans that dictate a necessary move, such as; Job Relocation, Divorce, Loss of human life, one’s own home s...

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Why is it optimal to have a Professional Home Stager help to create a Market-Ready Listing?

Posted on November 6, 2011 at 3:30 PM
Humans are habitual to a fault in most cases.

Even if we have lived in our current home for more than a few months, there are things that we do to make our lives more convenient. Our hectic daily routines dictate that we work on auto-pilot a lot of the time.

I am positive that at least one of the following occurs in your household:

• There is a spot on your kitchen counter, coffee table, entry table, entry bench, kitchen table or island, or dining room table where...

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