Paint Is Money In A Can

Forget growing money on trees: the real money is in the paint can. When it comes to preparing your property for the market, fresh paint is your best return on investment.


But I get it: paint can be overwhelming. What color do you choose when there’s 67 different versions of “white”?! Which color works best in which room? What about exterior?

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Kim Pearse
What is a Staging Consultation?

As a realtor, you may be familiar with the idea of home staging—bringing in furniture and accessories to create a measurable and marketable change in the perceived value of the property.

But are you familiar with what a staging consultation is and how it can benefit you as a realtor?

Are you looking to...

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Kim Pearse
How to Style Those Beautiful Built-In Shelves

Does your home feature a beautiful built-in shelf, but you’re not sure how to style it so that it’s swoon-worthy?

Plot twist: Your built-ins don’t have to only hold books. In fact, they stand out when they hold more than just books! After all, the built-in is meant to be one of the major focal points of the room, so don’t overlook the chance to let your inner interior designer shine!

Styling a built-in is part science, part art, but with these tips, you’ll be a shelf-styling master!


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Kim Pearse
Stage Your Home for Selling Success: How to Give Each Room A Purpose

During a staging consultation this year, I walked into a client’s home and in the very first room on the left were six bookshelves and an old table. That was it. How in the world was a potential buyer supposed to know how to use this room?

During the consultation, I suggested moving a couple of chairs from another room, using the table as a desk and creating it into an office space. Voilà: a room with a purpose!

Two days after my staging consultation, the house sold—and for $6,000 over asking price.

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Kim Pearse