Like dating is to sex appeal, staging a house is all about buyer appeal. It’s a face lift, hair, makeup and wardrobe makeover all rolled into one for your home to seduce a buyer with its irresistible good looks.
Although it may seem silly to say, the first thing you need to do is stop putting it off, stop thinking about it, stop planning and actually start the process. Yes, painful as that may sound, you have to start to finish. So let’s get started.
Yes, I’m going to talk about that ugly “P” word; Plagiarism. You need the best website with all the right SEO because we all know how important that is for business these days, right? A good website is important; in fact it’s critical in today’s world of technology. Searching for services and business is done on-line, rarely with a phone book or a walk through town. Even more so, if you don’t have a brick and mortar building it is your storefront. If you are not tech-savvy it can be a monumental expense to hire a web-designer to help you get your business and website up and running on-line.
Is your home a victim of a cluttered landing zone? You know, the place where you drop everything you just carted in the house from the car: your keys, papers, mail, purse, bags, shoes, coats, etc…? The entry ways to homes tend to be the dumping grounds for all sorts of miscellaneous items in one of the most conspicuous areas of your home.
This year’s Real Estate Staging Association conference was especially exciting and eventful for me. I was truly honored to be prestigiously awarded a RESA 2015 Top 10 Home Stager of the Year Occupied Category United States™. With so many talented home stagers nationwide, it is a crowning achievement to make the top 10 in a trade association comprised of so many professional stagers and re-designers.
Did you ever wonder how organized people live with disorganized people? It’s one thing for a professional organizer to come into a disorganized home, assess a project and reorganize a client’s space. But what happens when one very organized person (whether it is their profession or not) lives with a mate who is messy by nature?