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This Saturday, January 30, 2010, at 10:00 am, the City of Louisville, CO, will dedicate a memorial located at the intersection of Front and Spruce Streets to John Breaux.  For those who don't know, about a year ago Mr. Breaux was killed when a motorist swerved and hit him while he was on the shou...
  Mock Realty has some fantastic open homes in Boulder this Sunday.   First, at 525 20th St., Boulder, is MLS #606229, listed at $777,000.  It’s in a wonderful location, bright and airy.  4BD/3BA.  Open Sunday from 1-3:   Second, at 395 Pearl St., Boulder, is MLS #617265, listed at $615,000.  Out...
For a town of its relatively small size, Louisville offers a myriad of programs for families and youth.  One of these programs is "Nite at the Rec."  The rec center opens its doors on various Friday evenings with themed nights for kids in the 3rd through 7th grades (if I were still a kid, I might...
A very cold sunrise over Boulder: -6 degrees!!  Picture taken from the Louisville Davidson Mesa Dog Park.
Congratulations!  You've grown your staging business to the point where your inventory, when it's not in use (hopefully not often!), is filling every nook and cranny of your home.  It's time to rent a storage space.  Whether you're based in a city or a rural area, choices abound for spaces to ren...
So, just because I'm a lawyer doesn't mean I always have to write about legal stuff, right? The inspiration for this latest post comes from a recent experience that resonated with my "stager side." A few weeks ago, I was in a position to observe a real estate agent explaining to some sellers how ...
You're crazy booked for the next three weeks with numerous staging jobs.  A new client calls and says they have a big job, and they need it done pronto.  Aargh!  You just can't fit it in your schedule, so you refer the new potential client to another stager friend of yours, who happens to have ag...
Many stagers, Realtors, and small business owners often are confused about what they need to do to protect their intellectual property.  Intellectual property generally consists of any unique ideas, names, thoughts, or processes you’ve come up with.  As we all know, in today’s information society...
It's the burning question: what do I need to consider putting in my staging contract?Many home staging training companies present their trainees with sample contracts.  These are great starting points.  However, you need to read through the samples, consider your individual business goals, and ta...
What is the number-one mistake stagers make in their businesses?  Not having a staging contract!!  This is such a big mistake that it needs to be the subject of my first staging and lawyering post.  Stagers, I beg you - invest time, money or whatever it takes to make up a solid staging contract. ...

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