Do You Do These Dumb Things When Selling Your Home?

When you decide to sell your house, of course, you want to make the most money on the sale and sell fast.  My house is my biggest asset. I bet it is for you too. It is important to hire the best person for the job to get the best results. After all, if you had a brain tumor, would you go to someone who does cosmetic surgery and expect them to get the job done? If you needed a tooth pulled, would you ask your neighbor? Maybe if they were a dentist. Invest in the right person. Make sure they Read more [...]

Not Home Staging is Like Going to Your Dream Job Interview in Sweat Pants

Of course, you wouldn't. At least I hope not! When you are selling your home, just like going to an important job interview or getting ready for a first date, you need to make a great first impression. And you don't have much time to do it. People have a short attention span. It is what it is. Get ready for the market with these tips to help make a great impression fast. 1. Make the outside look just as inviting as the inside When you drive up, if things are not neat, clean, and do not look Read more [...]

What is the Cheapest Way to Successfully Stage Your House? Get a Home Staging Consultation

How Much Does it Cost? Usually the first question I get when a home owner or realtor calls about home staging is “How much does it cost?”To get the best possible results from home staging, it is worth spending the money to hire a professional home stager with experience and great reviews. See my interview on Helpful Tips for Finding a Great Home Stager to learn what to look for. Benefits of Home Staging The benefits include getting the highest possible price for your home in the Read more [...]

6 House Showing Survival Tips for Life in the Real Estate Market

Selling a house is stressful. Try these 6 house showing survival tips for life in the real estate market from Debra Gould, the “Staging Diva”.

Whether you’ve already put in a conditional offer on your dream home or you’re being forced to move for a job transfer, if your house is on the real estate market you’re probably hoping to sell fast for the most money possible.

Home staging is known to reduce the number of days a home spends on the market before it sells, but it can be very difficult Read more […]

Top 5 Staging Tips for Home Sellers

Home stagers can make a number of small changes to a property that can dramatically shorten the time it spends on the real estate market while also increasing the final sales price. Home staging expert Debra Gould shares her five favorite tips for getting a house ready to sell:
1. Reduce drive-bys
Imagine you’re a homebuyer on a house-hunting mission. Your real estate agent has ten properties to show you on a Saturday afternoon. When you drive up to what could be your dream home, you see a rusted-out Read more […]