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Debra Gould

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Entrepreneurship is Like Parenting - Nurture Your Business in ..

Your business was conceived the moment you had the idea that would free you from the daily grind of working for someone else. You worked hard to bring that business into the world; drafting a plan, ..
(January 14, 2009)
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 | Business/Entrepreneurialism | Visitors: 208

The Fall Real Estate Market is Kicking Off - Home Stagers, Are .

Now that we're into September, while the weather may be cooling down, the fall real estate market is heating up! There couldn't be a better time to take a good look at your home staging business and ..
(September 07, 2008)
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 | Real-Estate/Home-Staging | Visitors: 316

Is There a Back to School Career Change in Your Future?

Even though most of us hang on to as much summer as we can, as soon as the calendar changes from July to August the department stores want us in ‘back-to-school’ mode. With school-aged ..
(August 17, 2008)
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 | Real-Estate/Home-Staging | Visitors: 285

Home Stagers - Don't Undervalue Your Services!

Home staging is an extremely lucrative career if you know how to properly charge for your services. It makes me cringe when I hear figures as low as $31.45 per hour being touted as ‘great ..
(August 10, 2008)
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 | Real-Estate/Home-Staging | Visitors: 477

The Easiest Way to Prevent Bankrupting Your Home Staging ..

When I ask many real estate agents today about the state of the market and its effect on their income, I often get an earful about tiny, intermittent commission checks and complaints of record ..
(June 29, 2008)
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 | Real-Estate/Home-Staging | Visitors: 334

Recession Proof Your Interior Design Or Decorating Business

If you make your living as an interior designer or decorator the current economy has got to be hurting your business. When the economy is slow, many people who might otherwise hire an interior ..
(July 06, 2008)
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 | Home-Improvement/Interior-Design-and-Decorating | Visitors: 298

Home Staging An Excellent Portable Career Option For Military ..

Finding secure and steady employment when you're an army spouse can be a challenge when you're faced with frequent and sometimes unpredictable moves. A home-based business is a great option, but a ..
(July 13, 2008)
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 | Real-Estate/Home-Staging | Visitors: 319

Putting an Empty Home on the Market is Leaving Money on the ..

When a real estate investor sinks tens of thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours of labor into renovating a home, it's puzzling when the renos are complete and they decide to list the house ..
(July 27, 2008)
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 | Real-Estate/Home-Staging | Visitors: 355

Home Staging Aids Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

Foreclosure is an unpleasant topic. But with the economy spiraling downward and the current crisis in the mortgage industry, it is a topic that some of us will have to deal with. As with any problem, .
(June 01, 2008)
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 | Real-Estate/Home-Staging | Visitors: 165

Lessons From The Gym That Can Help Your Business

I belonged to a gym for years and rarely made it there despite all my best intentions. Every month, the membership fee on my credit card reminded me how I'd failed to follow through yet again. Then ..
(May 20, 2008)
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 | Business | Visitors: 160

Five Must-Have Skills to Be A Successful Home Stager

After staging tens of millions of dollars worth of real estate and teaching over 800 others around the world how to start a home staging business, I have created the following list of skills and ..
(May 12, 2008)
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 | Real-Estate/Home-Staging | Visitors: 211

House Hunting Can Resemble Speed Dating

House hunting is a bit like “speed dating". You may have heard of this dating craze, whereby singles meet 20 or more potential mates in one evening by having 5 minute dates with each of them. ..
(May 07, 2008)
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 | Real-Estate | Visitors: 217

Why Hire a Professional Home Stager?

There are lots of simple things a homeowner can do on their own to decorate their house to sell. They can get rid of clutter, re-paint, clean or put out fresh flowers. So why hire a Home Stager? Many .
(April 12, 2008)
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The Future Looks Bright For Real Estate Staging

As a professional Home Stager who also teaches a course on the business of home staging to students around the world, I am often asked about my views on the future of home staging and whether I think .
(February 20, 2008)
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Home Staging Helps Sellers Bloom This Spring

On your mark, get set . . . sell! The spring months are traditionally the busiest time of the year for the residential real estate market. The weather is more cooperative and many families like to ..
(February 20, 2008)
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 | Real-Estate/Selling | Visitors: 206

Desperate Home Sellers Turn to Home Staging for a Competitive ..

The housing bubble has popped. Never before have home prices fallen so broadly on a national level. There are more homes for sale and fewer buyers, which means less money in the average seller's ..
(February 11, 2008)
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 | Real-Estate/Selling | Visitors: 192

Slowing Economy a Boon for Home Staging Entrepreneurs

Have you been thinking about starting a Home Staging business? With the economy slowing down, you may be wondering if this is a good time to enter the field. You may be worried that home sellers, ..
(February 03, 2008)
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Top 10 Reasons Home Staging is a Great Home Based Business

If you have a flair for decorating and an interest in real estate, Home Staging could be the right career for you. This service business, also called Real Estate Staging, is based on the art of ..
(January 09, 2008)
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 | Home-Based-Business | Visitors: 166