When you are selling your home, it’s important to have a clean and streamlined kitchen. Potential buyers will open drawers, cabinet and pantry doors, and snoop around everywhere. It’s their right too. They are interested in buying and want to know how much space there is. They want to know what the condition is on the inside of cabinets and appliances. In the same way that your closets can say a lot to potential home buyers, so can what’s inside your kitchen.
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…Read More
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 clear up this question, one of the first things we need to do it clear up the number one myth of home staging. What we typically hear is to depersonalize, depersonalize, depersonalize. The truth is that a home without personality is completely boring. This is true even when selling. Have you ever seen a model home that was without personality? No, of course not! They are overtly personalized actually. This is because that designers for these communities have had a lot of demographic information given to them about WHO is buying the home. Everything is wrapped around that person, or ideal home buyer.Pin It Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More