Three Home Staging Mistakes to Avoid

As a professional home stager, I often see home owners and realtors make three home staging mistakes that can cost the home seller more time on the market and lower offers on their home sale. These home staging mistakes can be easily avoided! Listing before staging the home Home sellers often do not want to spend money on staging and list first, assuming they will stage it later if it does not sell.  In other cases, in a rush to get the house on the market, the staging happens after the home Read more [...]

Home Sellers/Realtors- Are you Penny Wise but Pound Foolish?

Low Cost Home Staging Can Cost You Money We have all experienced a time when we were “penny wise but pound foolish” and regretted buying something because it had the lowest price, only to find out the item broke too soon, was not the quality we were looking for, had maintenance problems or other issues. I know I have with a few vehicles I have purchased!If we had just purchased a higher quality item, it would have saved us money in the long run and we would have been much happier with our Read more [...]

Home Sellers, Build Your Home Selling Team! Part 1- Find a Home Stager

Time to sell your home?  It’s also time to gather the key members of your home selling team to prepare for a successful home sale. This includes a professional home stager, a great real estate photographer and a Realtor who is a marketing ninja and has your best interests as their number one priority!

How do you find the best people for you team?  Let’s start with your home stager. When hiring a home stager, I suggest you as the seller do this yourself.  Get the best!  See my blog article Read more […]

Alaska Home Staging -Win-Win for All

One thing I love about Alaska home staging is that it is a win-win proposal for all involved. Staging is a Win-Win for Home Sellers If you are the home seller, for a small investment in home staging you can make your house look beautiful, stand out in the market over your competition; sell your house faster and for a higher price. Turn your house into a hot property!  And you should be able to write off your home stager’s fees on your taxes as advertising costs on your home sale. This Read more [...]

Home Staging- What’s in it for you?

For most of us, our home is our biggest financial asset. When it’s time to sell and move on, we want to sell it for as much as possible and as quickly as possible. None of want to spend any more on the house we our selling…. None of us want to continue to pay a mortgage and taxes on a home sitting on the market or take a price reduction of thousands if it does not sell quickly.

So why home stage? What’s in it for you? A small investment can potentially reap an increased sale price up to Read more […]

Using Social Media Marketing to Sell Your House

A PICTURE’S WORTH A MILLION WORDS…& HOME BUYERS LOVE IT!

There’s a lot of hype these days about the value of Social Media in promoting an event, an idea and; how about this – a home sale! And why not; social media reaches a larger and younger audience of home buyers.  Its smart selling!

If you are planning on selling a home, you are smart to use social media to capture the attention of potential home buyers. Include social media in your marketing arsenal for a faster home sale. Read more […]