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The floors were unbelievably ugly before refininshing., not to mention the nasty stained carpet that had been on top of these ugly floors. Who would have thought there could be redemption for these floors, but Abbott Flooring of Abilene made it happen. Both The living room and bedroom flo...
In the big scheme of what is important in life, such as freedom of speech and freedom of movement, good health, food, water and shelter, a working cell phone just doesn't make the cut. Yet, we are so plugged in, tuned in, and addicted to constantly checking a cell phone for texts, missed calls, ...
STAGED MASTER BEDROOM - Yes, the lamp is casting a heart shaped shadow above the headboard of the bed. Of course my staging plan says to create a heart shaped shadow over the Master bed. (just kidding!) You may be thinking - it is a seller's market so I don't need to stage. I am goin...
This is an informative, well written blog that gets to the crux of fixing and selling renovated properties. The keys #6 and #7 apply to most residential real estate not just "fix and flip" I admit that I am not an expert at a lot of things. Rather than being a jack-of-all-trades and a ma...
DO YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU LET 10 STAGERS INSIDE YOUR 3600 SQUARE FOOT HOUSE? On July 30, 2014, ten students of Barb Schwarz's Accredited Staging Professional Training class, arrived at an owner-occupied 2 story home to stage it. With the owner's full permission to move or rearrange...
VACANT LIVING ROOM OF HOME STAGED AND SOLD IN 2014 In 2006, when I staged my first house, few people in Abilene knew what home staging was. At Coldwell Banker they had a booklet talking about home enhancement which was the basic clean and declutter mantra on how to prepare a home for sale. ...
Staged Bedroom for contemporary appeal inside an older home. More contemporary staging in the bedroom. Traditional staging in the bedroom Traditional staging in older home.
STAGING DECOR MAKES A DIFFERENCE! FIREPLACE BEFORE FIREPLACE AFTER! BATHROOM BEFORE BATHROOM AFTER STAGING DECOR! KITCHEN VIGNETTE STAGING DECOR CHANGES THINGS FOR THE BETTER. Staging decor helps to define a space, promotes buyer emotional appeal
Today, I sat through another class on social media. I am beginning to think we are obsessed with media. Yes, of course I am missing out on three zillion potential contacts but let's face it, does quantity trump quality? Would you rather have ten tedious texts or a short & sweet message...
Nothing slows you down faster than not having an available car! My morning routine involved driving the car a mile and a half to Rose Park to walk around the park 6 times. However, Thursday when baseball hail bashed the front windshield of my only car in, I haven't had a car to drive to...