NEW VIEW HOME STAGING, Christine Bird

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Home Stager - New View Home Staging ~ www.newviewhomestaging.ca
RECENT BLOG POSTS
There's always a fine line to be walked when making changes to prepare a home for sale.  As stagers we need to recommend the changes that will have the biggest impact to keep (or get) the house at the top of its price range without eating into the potential returns.    There are always factors th...
07/26/2010
As long as people have been buying and selling, there has been the persistent question of "should I go to the bother of doing the work or can't I just offer the buyer a credit to do it themselves?" As staging becomes more prevelant, and we see the results and outcome on both sides of that argumen...
02/22/2010
On February 2, an enthusiastic group of six joined me in the main board room at the Centre in the Square to earn the CSP Elite Affiliate Designation for Realtors.    We spent a full day of learning about PROTECTING YOUR CLIENT'S EQUITY WITH HOME STAGING, as well as how to leverage home staging as...
02/10/2010
Great post on Active Rain... because yes, sometimes I really would prefer to "decorate" but that isn't necessarily going to SELL the house!Okay, let's be honest . . . Is home staging just an "easy" portal to an interior decorating career? Afterall, it's all about re-decorating a house in a more c...
12/07/2009
I'm only just starting to learn about Feng Shui, but this is a cool post re-blogged from Active Rain about the importance of curb appeal from a Feng Shui perspective. External curb appeal and your entry way are the two items that create a buyer's all important first impression of your home.  A p...
11/27/2009
This is a re-blog from from Active Rain... the before and after shots really show the positive changes made by staging an occupied home.Picture an occupied home -- comfortably furnished, nicely decorated. How would having it staged help it sell? Is it worth the expense? Here are five reasons for ...
11/24/2009
This is a reblog, originally written by an Ottawa Keller-Williams Realtor.  Thanks Irene, for saying it so well.Home Staging is an art - not something that everyone can do well.  Let me explain.  Last night I did a listing presentation and the sellers were wondering why their home did not sell wh...
11/17/2009
The December class of the CSP ELITE AGENT Designation is scheduled for Tuesday, December 8th, for realtors in Kitchener-Waterloo, and Cambridge.   The Elite Agent designation is designed to increase understanding and marketability of real estate staging; to provide a realtor with better opportuni...
11/10/2009
Research suggests that the Moving-Up Buyer is going to purchase a new home for perhaps 50% more than the one they're selling.  You've probably worked with these buyers, and typical wish lists are for a bigger kitchen, a 4th bedroom, a luxurious "spa" ensuite, and more room in general. Getting int...
10/29/2009
These days there's a statistic for everything, so let me throw one in about staging.  Staged homes STATISTICALLY sell for between 5% and 10% more than their unstaged competition.  So using those figures, a $260,000 home will sell for between $13,000 and $26,000 more.  That's great news for your c...
10/07/2009
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Christine Bird

New View Home Staging
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New View Home Staging is a full service home staging and property styling company located in Kitchener-Waterloo, and serving Cambridge, Guelph, Stratford and all communities in between. Christine Bird, lead stager and owner, is a Certified Staging Professional, Elite Stager, and Certified Instructor for the CSP Elite Agent designation.