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Home staging is not a fad, it’s a trend. If you want to be ahead, adopt early.

Posted  June 30, 2012  by  Melissa Marro

The key differences between a fad and a trend is staying power. Fads develop quickly and evaporate. Trends develop over time and have staying power. Here in 2012, it’s clear that home staging is now a trend, not a fad. Consumers who want to sell their home, and real estate pros who want to build […]

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Taking Home Staging to the Next Level: Lifestyle Merchandising

Posted  April 4, 2011  by  Donna Dazzo

Did you know that home staging is all about “lifestyle merchandising“? Yes, when you are selling your home, you are actually merchandising a lifestyle to potential buyers. Recently I graduated from an advanced staging course given by Matthew Finlason, host of HGTV’s “The Stagers”. It was an intense, two-day course attended by only a handful […]

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DIY (Do it Yourself) Home Staging Gets Sale

Posted  March 1, 2011  by  Donna Dazzo

You don’t have to spend a lot of money on hiring a home stager.  If you are willing to do the work a home stager recommends yourself, then a few hundred dollars investment in a home staging consultation can result in thousands of dollars of return in selling your home and/or thousands of dollars in […]

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Area Rugs: Tips for Purchasing and Placement

When I am staging a home for sale, area rugs serve many functions in a room: Defining the area, for example, a seating or dining area in a large room Adding pops of color to an otherwise neutral room Toning down a room that has...
by Donna Dazzo
 

 
 
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Pests Overview

If your house has a pest problem, call an exterminator as soon as possible. Do a perimeter search of your home and listen for noises in the chimney and attic. Some animals, such as squirrels and raccoons, can be removed humanel...
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Chandeliers, End Tables, Lamps, etc.: How High?

How high should a picture be hung? How low should a chandelier hang over a dining room table? What’s the appropriate height for an end table? Here are some useful guidelines: Hanging Pictures – generally, pictures s...
by Donna Dazzo
 

 

 
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Countertops Overview

Replacing your countertops is probably one of the most cost-effective and quick things you can do to update the look of your kitchen or bathroom. Choose countertops that look modern and clean and resist the urge to make outland...
by EnergizedSeller Community
 

 
 
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What NOT to do When Selling Your Home

I couldn’t believe my eyes! Here was an apartment featured in the Sunday New York Times’ “On the Market in New York City” column. As I viewed the pictures of this and the other two properties online with...
by Donna Dazzo
 

 
 
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But…but…but – Objections to Home Staging, Overcome – Part I

Whether it’s your home for sale or your client’s home for sale, not every seller is convinced right off the bat that staging the home is something as necessary as getting a home inspection or a pre-approved mortgage...
by Donna Dazzo
 

 


 
 


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