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Black & White: A True Classic in Home Design

Styling your home is often similar to styling your wardrobe. Black and white has been in style forever and will continue to be a timeless choice for your look. From bedrooms to bathrooms, black and white design provides a neutral and timeless look, while adding enough sophistication to make the lasting impression. Black and white design is extremely… Continue reading Black & White: A True Classic in Home Design

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Get to the Point: Five Favorite Focal Points in Home Design

Creating a focal point in each room is important to the success of the overall design. When staging your home for sale, drawing attention to a focal point can be a great method to move potential buyers’ interest away from awkward or less than impressive features of the space. If a focal point already exists,… Continue reading Get to the Point: Five Favorite Focal Points in Home Design

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Master the Bedroom Retreat on Buyers’ Must-have List

Creating a serene and luxurious master bedroom is important for appealing to potential buyers. Even if you are not trying to sell your home, or if you just moved into a new home (congratulations!), this is also an important step for home owners. We work way too hard these days, and “life” gets in the way of… Continue reading Master the Bedroom Retreat on Buyers’ Must-have List

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Open House Undercover: 5 Mistakes to Avoid at Your Open House

I struggle with determining whether or not holding an Open House for your listing is truly valuable. Often times, you only get “Lucy Lookers” and “Nosie Nancys” from down the street. Other times, if your home is staged appropriately, the right potential buyer has found your home online and made an offer before the first… Continue reading Open House Undercover: 5 Mistakes to Avoid at Your Open House

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Home Design for Timeless Value

Making a decision on selections when remodeling or building new construction is overwhelming for most of us. Even if you never plan to move away from this “forever” home, it is smart to make timeless choices with the design selections. Here are a few of my faves: White Kitchens Black and White Marble Crown Molding Stripes Hardwood Flooring Subway… Continue reading Home Design for Timeless Value

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It’s What’s on the Outside That Counts! Home Staging Tips for the Best Curb Appeal

We’ve all been taught to not judge a book by its cover; however, in real estate, that all goes out the window. A lack of curb appeal can be deadly in today’s market. Your staging efforts inside will create enticing online photos, which will get buyers to schedule the showings. Effort toward the perfect curb… Continue reading It’s What’s on the Outside That Counts! Home Staging Tips for the Best Curb Appeal

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Survey Says: Staging Has REAL Value! National Association of REALTORS 2015 Profile of Home Staging

As a new Home Stager and Design Consultant, I am looking to develop partnerships with local real estate agents. During my research for informational materials, I came across the Profile below, published by the National Association of REALTORS. This important publication includes all of the statistics needed to support the value of the home staging industry, a great… Continue reading Survey Says: Staging Has REAL Value! National Association of REALTORS 2015 Profile of Home Staging