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Home Stager - Moving Mountains Design Home Staging, Pasadena, CA
Who you hire to stage your listings matters! Award-winning Los Angeles home stager, Michelle Minch, has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and Washington Post. We offer real estate staging in Los Angeles, Pasadena, San Marino, Arcadia, La Canada, Los Feliz, Silverlake, Hollywood, Studio City, San Gabriel Valley and North Orange County. We know what makes homes sell(tm)!
I am frequently asked, by the real estate agents I work with, how to make their listing, which is on the small size, look larger to appeal to more buyers. As a professional house stager in Pasadena and Los Angeles, one of my primary jobs is to make smaller homes feel larger, or at least, feel as ...
What to do when the check bounces Sooner or later, it will happen to you: Your client's check gets returned by the bank for NSF (Not Sufficient Funds). Its an awful feeling to get that notice from your bank. You worry that maybe you got ripped off, that you'll never see that money again. You worr...
I am often told that I am lucky to be the owner of a successful professional home staging company. Luck is the magic sauce that makes it all come together, but there are many things I do every day to make sure my company is well regarded and stays successful. Unlike the title of the hit Broadway ...
An experienced house stager has a lot in common with a fully-loaded Swiss Army Knife™. Since WWII, the trusty Swiss Army Knife™ has been the go-to tool for soldiers, campers, fishermen, construction workers, even Hollywood Bowl goers (mainly for the corkscrew and for slicing cheese:o). I even hav...
In case you haven't seen/noticed this yet, AR has included "social integration" for all our blog posts. Yay! This makes it easier for your readers to share/like/tweet all your blog posts (you can too!) thereby adding to your exposure. Thanks, AR! Our team has been hard at work developing a painle...
Brilliant post by Clint Miller on how NOT to get the job. Sadly, I know some stagers are still using "We are the lowest price in town" or "we'll meet or beat the other stagers' prices". Whenever a service provider or sales person tells me that, my first thought is "they must be desperate" and my ...
Sell your real estate investment properties faster and for a higher price! How? Have your investment real estate staged by professional home stagers at Moving Mountains Design. As a wise real estate investor, you know you have to spend a little money to make even more money. Home staging has been...
We staged this San Gabriel home and it sold in 1 day! This San Gabriel home had been on the market since December, and in June 2011, Moving Mountains Designwas hired to stage it. It had been on the market for 6 months and had not sold. The home was beautifully remodeled and updated, had a pool an...
Home Staging - A Seller's Secret Weapon - CBS Sunday Morning Watching CBS Sunday Morning is a part of my Sunday ritual...every Sunday. Today there was a segement on home staging as a seller's secret weapon.   While I don't agree with everything that was said, I do agree with the large majority of...
We recently staged this exceptional San Marino home for sale. And guess what: it received multiple offers over asking price! UPDATE: This home has sold and escrow has closed! The home sold with multiple offers and the owners received $90,000 over asking! We staged the home using a mixture of the ...

Michelle Minch

Home Staging Los Angeles and Orange County, CA
local_phone(626) 385-8852
smartphone(626) 695-1227
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