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The 2010 Color trend from Benjamin Moore is available for viewing. And I think it's worth taking a look at. Do you know that Benjamin Moore goes to many different trade show to see what colors are being used the most? From fashion show to cars show, they compile their findings and put it out in a...
05/24/2010
Simple solution equals great designs! You don't need to spend a lot of money, you just have to get creative! Many times clients are on budgets (who isn't these days!) but that doesn't mean they have to sacrifice design. There are many ways to spruce up your home whether you're selling or redesign...
05/17/2010
Organizing your life, how did it life so crazy! We juggle work, family, downtime, and most times, we just don't have enough time in a day to get things done! And if you run your own business, well that's even more time needed when you factor in social networking, facebook, twitter, and blogging t...
05/10/2010
Vacant staging, why is such a tough sell? It seems lately that i have given out many estimates on vacant staging but have yet to reap the rewards. So I ask myself, why is it such a tough sell? When you take in the cost of carry the mortgage plus the expenses (utilities), times that by the many mo...
05/01/2010
Back to basic: How doe it affect the market? In today's economy we're seeing more and more homeowners doing DIY project. How does this trend translate to the real estate market? DIY project can potential save homeowners hundred of dollars and increase the value of the home. However, although I gi...
04/19/2010
When you're selling your home, pets can be a problem. What do you tell the home owner? I have gone into quite a few homes where the seller has a pet.This can become an issue when you are staging a home. Don't get me wrong I love pets, as a matter of fact, I had a cat for 17 years, who just recent...
04/12/2010
Drastic changes are they worth the cost when staging your home? That is a difficult question and I have often found myself wondering if I should even consider making the suggestion. I recently was watching "The unsellable" HGTV. And in this episode she suggested that the home owner replace their ...
04/05/2010
When selling your home, curb appeal matters more then you may think. If potential buyers don't like what they see, they won't even consider viewing the rest of your home. You could potential be losing out on a huge market. I just posted a blog on facebook about curb appeal, but i think it's worth...
03/22/2010
Bookcase, how do you accessorize it without making it look over done! Most homes that I've seen here on Long Island NY, have overloaded their bookcase so much it's busting at the seams! It's to bad bookcases don't come with instruction on how to accessorize it, but there are general guidelines on...
03/15/2010
Should you paint kitchen the cabinets? I've tossed with that idea plenty of time. I'm of the old school that you don't paint wood. However, I've seen kitchen cabinets that the only thing that is going to save them is a paint job. The biggest problem, I think is the paint job itself. If it's done ...
03/08/2010
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