Home staging tips and training: Glass vs wooden coffee tables

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In our online home staging training program we discuss various parts of the design process, including elements like visual weight. Visual weight typically comes from not only the size of an object but also the material it is made from. Have you ever had the experience of lifting a piece of furniture only to find […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

RESA Stagers Team Up To Generate Multiple Offers in 24 Hrs!!

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Hearty congrats to our Master Stager and Instructor, Karen Otto of Dallas for organizing a great RESA project, and getting this super coverage on a local Dallas Real Estate Insider Blog, Candy’s Dirt. When you’re first starting your staging business, and even when you’re in the midst of a good year, it’s hard to remember the […]

You Might Just Be A Home Stager!

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Are you living your passion, where the lines between work and pleasure are so blurred you have no concept of time passing?  Do you “follow your bliss”… living in purpose… using your talents…having fun…and making a living at it? What if all the things that you love don’t feel like a proper profession?  You know, […]

How many pillows does it take to stage a home?

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I was packing for a Jacksonville home staging job yesterday and I simply had to laugh as I packed up bag after bag of pillows. I’m one of the home stagers that actually owns all of my furniture, and frankly I wouldn’t have it any other way. Still, I know great stagers, like Karen Otto […]

Encinco Home Staging by Instructor Annie Pinsker Brown

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SAR’s home staging training classes are offered by instructors who are well known and still working in the home staging industry. Annie Pinsker Brown, who works in the Greater Los Angeles with her company Stage to Sell, is a prime example. Stage to Sell is one of the busiest home staging companies in the area. […]

Luxury Home Staging in Mahwah, NJ by The Flaim Group

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SAR Home Staging Training Instructor Bernadette Flaim, owner of The Flaim Group, showcases a recent luxury staging job in Mahwah, NJ. Home Staging at 30 Polo Lane, Mahwah, NJ A very special home in a unique setting. Nestled at the end of a cul-de-sac in the prestigious Ramapo Hunt and Polo Club, surrounded by protected […]

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Home Staging in St Catharines by The Staging Professionals

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The Staging Professionals, recently staged 196 Cushman Rd, Unit 39 St. Catharines. SAR Instructor Lisa McIntee showcases her home staging skills in this stunning, recently renovated unit. Home Staging isn’t just for selling homes in St Catharines While most people think of home staging exclusively for homes for sale, recently apartment complexes have begun seeing the […]