Biography of Mary Ann Benoit, President of Northern Lights Home Staging and Design

Mary Ann Benoit, provides an award winning, versatile, and unique one-stop shop for premiere Interior Design, Edesign, Color Consulting, Home Staging, Virtual Staging and Vacation Rental Staging for homes and vacation rental properties in south-central Alaska and online nationwide. Customers and colleagues describe her in reviews as “the best at what she does” and her work as “stellar,” “fantastic,”” amazing,” “innovative,” “prompt and professional.” She is known for giving Read more [...]

Mary Ann Benoit Offers 5 Tips to Find the Best Home Stager in Alaska

When professional home stager Mary Ann Benoit sees a house, she envisions how it can be transformed inside and out into warm, inviting spaces that will attract buyers. The vision stays with her until it becomes a reality. She is inspired by the colors, patterns, light and texture found in nature, and believes Mother Nature is the best designer. Combining the inspirational Alaskan wilderness with a degree in interior design gives her staging clients an advantage over other homes on the market. Mary Read more [...]

Inspiration- What gets you going! Why I am a Home Stager and Designer.

In 2016, I was thinking about inspiration and wrote this post.  It's now 2020, and I looked back to see if I am still moved by the same things, and what inspires me now.  What gets you going in the morning? What makes you who you are? What inspired me to create a home staging and design business, and why does it matter? Some people call this your “brand”. Why should your customers pick you over someone else? What is it about you they “connect” with? It is probably that invisible Read more [...]

Mary Ann Benoit with Northern Lights Home Staging & Design – Not The Usual Success Story

We hope you enjoy this article and podcast on Anchorage Advice Givers about Mary Ann Benoit and Northern Lights Home Staging and Design. Learn about what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur and to start your own home staging and design business. Mary Ann, the foremost home stager in south-central Alaska, provides an award winning, versatile, and unique one-stop shop for home staging, Interior Design, Edesign and color consulting for homes and vacation rental properties. Learn more Read more [...]

Interview with Mary Ann Benoit on Anchorage Advice Givers

Mary Ann Benoit of Northern Lights Home Staging and Design was honored to be interviewed by Kris Bohman of Anchorage Advice Givers on her experiences as an entrepreneur, and as a home stager, starting and running Northern Lights Home Staging and Design. The interview gives insight on why she is passionate about home staging and design. It also provides some great advice if you are interested in starting your own business, whatever that may be. See the interview below. https://youtu.be/l5c3QST32ZQ If 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 [...]