Most home stagers, certainly those who Staging and Redesign (SAR) certified, will approach each staging project with the following steps: Preview the property Decide on the most appropriate target market stage for that likely demographic Make it pretty Have it photographed Move on with your marketing routine – blog, Houzz, social sharing sites, newsletter inclusion, Instagram,…Read More
Inspiration and lifestyle is what we create as professional home stagers. This week, I was staging at World Golf Village’s Isles of the World, right here in St Augustine, FL. It was a seldom opportunity that we actually were able to stage full courtyards in Charleston, SC, so new furniture had to be ordered and put into inventory.
In the end, the extra investment into not only our image but the creation of a beautiful space for our customer was well worth it. Here is the final product.Read More
When it comes time to sell your home, it’s important to realize that the manner in which real estate is sold has changed over the years. In years past, a property’s price and location were enough to sell it because buyers were not as design savvy or picky as they are today. In the current…Read More
A week of real estate school is no picnic. It is one of my first priorities for setting up my Jacksonville Home Staging company. I thought after having already had my license for 6 years in SC plus working for a large brokerage 2 years prior to that, it would get easier. No. Real Estate school is still tough. The math formulas and word problems alone are a nightmare that borders on the ones from high school, where you forgot to wear pants. Still, I know for me that this is a good move. Having access to MLS for statistical data, and learning the language is something that agents appreciate. They know I’m serious about what I do.Read More
Portland, OR home stagers David Peterson & Nik Murrow have been two of my top home staging professionals for years. Their work is clean, sleek, and stunning. They have the kind of aesthetic that you immediately know it’s them when you see the photos. I’m excited to have the opportunity to tell their home stager story.
How long have you been a home stager? 5 ½ years
Why did you decide to become a home stager? My partner and I moved from LA to Oregon. He was working as a Costume Designer in LA and we were looking for a new opportunity. After speaking with our Real Estate agent we learned of Home Staging which was a great way to incorporate Nik’s design skills and my experience in Real Estate.Read More