You’ve probably seen countless numbers of articles and “listicles” telling you how, and how NOT, to decorate your home for the holidays. Even we wrote one. But not every holiday or decorating blogger sharing home decorating ideas actually understands good design. We do.Read More
There are a lot of steps in-between the decision to sell a house and the final closing. There are just as many potential obstacles.
Melissa has had first-hand experience with these obstacles, as a stager, a home seller, and even as a realtor. In this week’s radio show, Melissa covers some of the biggest problems you can encounter as a seller or someone helping sell a home.Read More
At this year’s International Association of Home Staging Professionals (IAHSP) Conference, Melissa Marro, owner of Rave Home Staging, delivered a keynote speech reflecting on her company’s rise in the industry. Melissa has launched not one, but two successful home staging companies in her lifetime.
Rave is a million dollar company, and Melissa is internationally recognized in the home staging community. Rave stages over 500 vacant homes every year, plus the business we have coming in from our occupied stages. On average, we complete 2 stages and 2 de-stages EVERY DAY, Monday through Friday.
How do we do it?Read More
A lot of first-time clients won’t know what to expect from a home stager. For occupied homes in particular, it can seem like an invasive process. The best way to put a new client at ease is to be completely upfront with them…Read More
As we near the end of October, the holiday season is already upon us. So is election season.
Properties in the neighborhoods where you stage are likely dotted with jack-o’-lanterns, gourds, and political signs. These are fairly mundane objects, but they can negatively affect the value of your home once it’s on the market—as Melissa Marro, owner of Rave Home Staging, explains on her weekly radio show.Read More