January 15, 2009
It is time to think about selling your home and there are just so many things that have to be done to make it happen. Besides that you now also have to find a place to live, and arrange for all of .
January 14, 2009
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, ..
December 10, 2008
Staging your home can be a fun, inexpensive experience that will significantly affect the amount of leverage you have when negotiating the sale of your home but first you need to know where to start. .
October 20, 2008
I often tell my staging clients that living in a “staged home" is not a natural lifestyle. Many homes can be brought up to show room ready in a relatively short time. However, keeping up ..
September 10, 2008
Several years ago I sat listening in disbelief and horror as one of my students recounted her sister's experience with hiring a home stager. Before the consultation was complete, the rudeness and ..
September 07, 2008
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 ..
August 17, 2008
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 10, 2008
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 08, 2008
Due to the huge explosion of the staging concept, most people are aware of the term. What I have found, however, is that the home seller and many realtors are still confused with what staging ..
July 27, 2008
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 24, 2008
Staging is the rage across America right now. Whether you are selling your home or simply re-decorating, Staging has given hope to all of the women and men out there who wanted to feel like they were .
July 13, 2008
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 06, 2008
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 ..
June 29, 2008
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 01, 2008
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, .
May 12, 2008
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 07, 2008
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. ..
April 12, 2008
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 .
February 20, 2008
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
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 11, 2008
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 03, 2008
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, ..
January 09, 2008
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 ..