Stagers Should Picture What They Preach

Picture Preach

Without a doubt the end result of a home’s staging should be a great visual impression. Because this is so, home staging has come to be viewed as an “image” industry. But as a relatively new industry, home stagershave much to learn from their counterparts in other more established image industries such as advertising, interior design, and landscaping. Professionals in these fields know that to sell and grow their own businesses; they must first present a good visual image of themselves. This impression starts with the logos, business cards, and websites they use to market their products and services.

How Do I Remove Water Rings from Wooden Tables?

DIY dining room fixes

How do you remove water rings from wooden tables?  Oh, what a great question!  Whether you have a wax or laquered finish, this DIY home project video from new ABC show The Revolution can help. I love how Tim Gunn is worried that he is ruining someone else’s towel.  As usual, Ty Pennington holds up […]

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Interesting Real Estate Home Buyer Statistics from the NAR

NAR logo

Home Buyer Statistics by Active home search (median): Number of weeks searched: 12 Number of homes seen: 12 First-Time vs. Repeat Buyers: First-time buyers: 37% Repeat buyers: 63% Median age of first-time buyers: 31 Median age of repeat buyers: 53 Buyers who definitely would use same agent again: 72% Actions taken as result of Internet […]

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Whats does the color mean?

colors of SAR yellow

Recently reading a blog on the psychology of color, I loved reading the description behind the SAR logo colors.  I’ll admit that when I chose SAR’s colors, that I selected them less on research and more because I innately am drawn to them.  I feel these colors very deeply and wanted to have them around […]

Linda Barnett, Earns Coveted 2011 Angie’s List Super Service Award

2011 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Earlier this week we were notified that our company Home Matters Home Staging & Redesign located here in Indianapolis, Indiana has earned the coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award for 2011. This is the second year in a row that Home Matters has received this honor. The award is given to only 5% of the millions of companies rated by Angie’s list members from across the entire country. I am overjoyed that such an honor has been awarded to us for the second time in as many years.

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