PS - The Art of Home Preparation

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Home Stager - Preferred Staging, LLC
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Last week I wrote about the first steps Preferred Staging takes when you call us and schedule an appointment to see your listing, including consultations and proposals.  So, now what happens when you have the proposal and we're good to go? Well, let's start with the proposal first.  Preferred Sta...
07/28/2009
Well, yes and no.  I guess it depends on what you're looking for.  When I think of Georgetown, I think of a historic town that was there before Washington, DC, cobblestone streets, and elegant homes with tall ceilings and fabulous crown moldings, decorated in the latest fashions from England and...
07/24/2009
Last week I wrote about the first steps Preferred Staging takes when you call us and schedule an appointment to see your listing, including consultations and proposals.  So, now what happens when you have the proposal and we're good to go? Well, let's start with the proposal first.  Preferred Sta...
07/24/2009
Of all the phone calls and inquiries I receive, one of the most common comments I hear is, "I've never used a stager before... so I'm really not sure how all of this works". Actually, the process is quite simple.  Generally, you tell us what you need and want and we take care of the rest.  Well, ...
07/10/2009
A couple of weeks ago we completed staging a beautiful contemporary single-family home in Reston, Virginia. The house is beautiful and the furnishings are quite nice, but there were a few pieces missing here and there, and the overall presentation lacked that oh-so-important "wow" factor (or "ump...
07/08/2009
A couple of weeks ago we completed staging a beautiful contemporary single-family home in Reston, Virginia. The house is beautiful and the furnishings are quite nice, but there were a few pieces missing here and there, and the overall presentation lacked that oh-so-important "wow" factor (or "ump...
07/08/2009
The Donald has come to town, and he clearly made his presence known last night! Donald Trump and his son, Eric, recently purchased the Lowes Island Golf Club in Potomac Falls, Virginia, which is about 3 blocks from my house.  The club and courses border the Potomac River, and across the river is ...
07/05/2009
We staged an absolutely charming house in Arlington, Virginia.  It's on the "quite" part of North Glebe Road, and sits up and back a bit from the street.  It looks like many other homes in the area, but looks can be deceiving.  This house is about 3,000 square feet, with 4 good sized bedrooms, a ...
07/05/2009
As Realtors, you know you can't simply pick any color when you're painting a house to prepare it for sale.  But the hard part is what color to use that will show the house to its best advantage and appeal to the majority of buyers. I was recently asked about what my favorite staging paint colors ...
06/28/2009
I received a call from a realtor who lives in Northern Virginia wanting to know if I would come out to the Baltimore area to stage her house.  The realtor really wanted a stager from the Northern Virginia area, as she would potentially use them again for local listings.  In essence, it was a tria...
06/26/2009
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