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Home Stager - Take 2 Home Staging
     I don't know about you guys, but vacants are my biggest challenge and my biggest reward!  I spend so much time shopping, planning, and yes obsessing about the project.  It is all I can think about until it is done.  I cram a weeks work into three 15 hour days, it seems my OCD is good for som...
I am working on a vacant and my tiny budget is dwindling fast.  I need some ideas to make a headboard, pictures too if possible!  Thank you sooo much.   I saw what you guys came up with on the table ideas so I know you have it in ya :)
Staging Vacant Homes under $125,000 can be quite a challenge due to the homeowners budget.  Ideally, I would love to rent furniture and finish with my accessories.  But, most people in this price range just can not afford it.  So, to make it affordable to the homeowner I ask them what furniture t...
When I pulled up to this house in a beautiful, high priced neighborhood I was excited to see what I would find inside.  My excitement soon turned to panic as I began to process the job I was about to tackle.  As we all know staging is not a walk in the park.  I don't know about you but, it's not ...
About two years ago I was looking for a home.  The realtor I was working with said you have a real eye for the possiblities in these homes, you should consider home staging.  I said home what?  About a year later I started seeing all the shows on HGTV re: staging, etc.. So, I started doing some r...
I was contacted today by a group that is putting together a seminar targeting for sale by owner homes.  They were asking me to come speak at the seminars and inform the homeowners about the benefits of staging.My opinion is since I am currently working with realtors, most who are paying for or re...
 This is my first blog, so bear with me!  After seeing a clip on Inside Edition tonight about the dangers of realtors going into peoples homes and showing homes I felt compelled to blog.  Ready or not.......When I first started staging I found myself in an uncomfortable situation with a home sell...

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