There Will Only Ever Be One of You
There is only one of you in all the world. There will only ever be one. You are here to do what you alone are meant to do for the world in your unique way. Are you doing it?One thing I have learned over the last year is that there is a reason I am here. That is to do what I am meant to do in my unique way, because no one else can do it like me.
It is funny. I was doing a home staging job the other day and the client asked what made me special. It Read more [...]
Selling your home? It can be very stressful. Or not.Regardless of the circumstances, these tips can make selling your home a reason to celebrate rather than a reason to get stressed out.It doesn’t matter if it is a buyers market or a seller's market.It doesn’t matter if you are moving because it is a great opportunity or because you are being forced to.Selling doesn't have to be stressful.
Who wants to be ready at a moment’s notice to leave a let a realtor show the Read more [...]
Do You Think Just Having a Pretty Face Won't Cut It?
You may have always heard that just a pretty face doesn't cut it.]That belief is going to cost you.When it comes to the rental business, it does. Just a pretty face attracts your customers and get's them in the door.Of course, you need more than a pretty face to keep them there or to get them to come back.But you need to attract them first.
What is a Pretty Face?
What do I mean by a pretty face? It is Read more [...]
You may think that home staging is just cleaning, reducing clutter, fixing things, painting, and putting your house on the market.
Those things are all important and are all things you can do to help save money in preparing your house for sale.
You can also clean your yard, put things away, trim your trees and shrubs, and repair things. Get a fresh welcome mat for the door.
So why bother hiring a home stager when you can do all those things yourself?
There are a lot of decisions to Read more […]
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 […]
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 […]
If you are like most people selling your home in a seller’s market, where there are few houses for sale and lots of buyers, you would think spending money on home staging is a dumb idea.
After all, why spend money on staging when you can reasonably expect it will sell quickly. Why spend money on fixing things or remodeling? Why spend money on painting, or even cleaning?
I see it all the time. I live in a small town that has limited housing, so it is always a seller’s market. I am Read more [...]
Every phone call I get starts about the same. How much does it cost? I assume if you sell a service or product, you probably have the same experience.Some people are surprised if home staging costs are more than they thought it would. They may struggle with the idea and think, “I can’t afford it “, or “it is more expensive than I expected”. More expensive compared to what? Not your first price reduction!"Home staging is more expensive than I expected." More expensive compared to what? Read more [...]
Today I was asked “How have you changed since the pandemic began? Are you more self-aware? Have you shed your cocoon and blossomed into the person and business owner that you never knew existed within you?”Interesting question. Why yes, I have. How about you?We are all in the same storm but it in different boats.
Are you thriving or remaining positive? Or not?
From my perspective, this pandemic has separated people into two groups. Read more [...]
FAQs for Realtors on Home Staging – What you need to know about cost, time, value, and how home staging leads to more listings.Most Realtors have heard of home staging and how it can help sell a home faster and for more money but many Realtors still have questions. Here are answers to some common questions about how home staging works.WHAT IS HOME STAGING?What is home staging?Home Staging is a marketing tool that uses decorating to show off a home’s best features while downplaying its flaws. Read more [...]