home staging

Your home is on the market, pristine and expertly staged to get it sold. Now what? How do you still live in your home and keep it in perfect condition - especially for the unexpected showing?
"More and more homeowners are finding that if spending the money on a professional stager is not in the budget, they can make their home show better and appear more enticing online by using pop-up furniture"
So you want to be an interior home stager? You LOVE watching Joanna Gains stage her fixer uppers, you buy every design magazine and sit for hours flipping through the pages, and you follow The Real Houses Of IG and every other amazing design feed on Instagram. Home staging is such a hot industry these days.
First, I'm a firm believer that people should not buy the first house the see any more than they should marry the first person
Whether you're listing your condo for sale in Miami, FL, or looking for a buyer for your home for sale in Chicago, IL, the easiest way to find what needs a little attention is to "put your buyer's hat on and walk through your home like it is the first time."
Many of us don't recognize the clutter we have in our homes. However, buyers do. Real estate professionals can offer valuable feedback on the overall condition and salability of a property, and removing clutter can make properties seem more spacious.
If you are one of those households on the move this National Moving Month, there is no reason to panic. Unlike the popular perception, it doesn't need to be a stressful and overwhelming process. With a bit of planning, the to-dos of moving are very manageable.
In Fig. 2, a tiny smart phone at fingertip level in my walk-in music closet -- once occupied by thousands of CDs, vinyl, songbooks
If, like me, you find that you must sell a beloved home, who better to turn to for advice than the Renaissance real estate mogul William Shakespeare, whose cornering of the 17th-century Stratford-upon-Avon housing market is as impressive to realty buffs as his genius as a wordsmith is to literary types.
Your potential buyer doesn't want to feel or see you in the house. No family pictures, tastes or piles of stuff. A buyer wants to be able to envision living in that house. Think: It's not your house anymore. It's a house that will soon be their house. So get the YOU out of your house.
I don't care how well designed or clean your home is, everyone needs to stage their home to sell it efficiently, and you do not need to spend any money to stage your home. Time, yes! Money, no! The right approach is simply a change in mindset.
I no longer believe that my happiness is defined by where I live or how much I own. I've learned that letting go of concern over outcomes leaves room for greater joy to enter my life.
Richard Gere sang about it in "Chicago," Razzle-dazzle them." That's exactly what you may have to do in order to sell your