Home Staging Training Tips: Sharing tools of the trade

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When trying to gain popularity in social media, it’s important to give your readers something that will interest them so they’ll keep wanting to come back and see more. Beautiful professional photos of your work, particularly dramatic before and after photos, is a great place to begin. Unfortunately most of the time these types of […]

How do you share your home staging statistics?

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As professional home stagers in your local markets, how do you share your home staging statistics and home staging successes? It’s a common practice to give general statistics or industry wide statistics to our customers or in our media. More often than not, homeowners and Realtors believe that general statisics are always based on top […]

Home Staging Training Tips: G+ Means Making Connections

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In our last segment, Home Staging Training Tips: Using Google Plus, we discussed the fact that using your G+ account, unlike most other social media sites, can create amazing results in the search engines. By simply using keywords in your post introduction it is possible to land on the first page of search results, even […]

Home Staging Training Tips: Using Google Plus

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No doubt when you took your home staging training class you were told that having a social media presence is important to the success of your business. What you may not have been told is that not all social media is equal. This is not necessarily meaning that any social media site is better than […]

Home Staging Training Tips: Writing Blog Content

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If you are starting a home staging business or already have one, then you probably know how important it is to be found in search engines. There are so many changes happening to SEO lately that it is often hard to know what is the best method of building SEO. One thing that has become […]

Home Staging Tips: Front Door Wreaths when Selling Your Home

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The general consumer believes that home staging is about keeping things neutral. Front door wreaths are typically personality driven. Does this mean that they should come down when selling your home? Are front door wreaths actually too personal a touch for home staging? Home staging doesn’t mean depersonalizing. It means knowing your home buyer. To […]

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Home Staging Bathroom Tips

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I found some useful home staging bathroom tips via my ScoopIt feed this morning.  Over and above cleaning, down to bleaching the grout to get the space be appealing, it was the ideas on how to make the space feel relaxing, and spa like.  This might seem contrary to how we all actually use our bathrooms. Most […]

How To Price Your Home Staging Services, Part II

How To Price Your Home Staging Services

This is part II of our tour through some strategies on how to price your home staging services. (click the underlined words to go back and read part I) Strategy #5 – A Combination The most common strategy used is the Combination where you take a flat rate (what NJ Maureen used to call My […]

How To Price Your Home Staging Services – Options To Consider

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We are often asked about how to price your home staging services.  Obviously there’s what you’d like to get paid, and then there’s what the market will bear. Somewhere in between is a number that will work. How do you figure that out? All pricing calculations start with you writing down  your monthly expenses.  For […]

Apps for Home Stagers – Do Use and Do NOT!!

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There are some terrific apps to incite one’s inner designer, but which are good apps for home stagers?  There are a couple of gems I’ve found, and some, I have to warn, you will get you into expensive trouble if you don’t know EXACTLY what you’re doing.  Take it from this home stager who wound up with […]

Curb Appeal Ideas – A couple of new ones here

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Home stagers are mostly known for the world of difference they make on the interior of a home for sale, but we are just as impactful on the outside when we talk about curb appeal.  In my feed with week was this post on Curb Appeal that I thought worth sharing… We always recommend owners repair […]

Remodeling Statistics On Home Stager Recommendations

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Typical home stager recommendations for sellers prepping their house for sale usually include:-  Finish up the Honey Do list i.e. fix all the stuff that’s obviously broken.  De-cluttering – having a serious tidy up and throw as much away as you can. And have a yard sale. And donate to the kids. Get rid of […]