First impressions are everything: with job interviews, with first dates, and when it comes to selling your home.Your home’s first impression lies in its curb appeal—and you want your buyers to experience that dizzying love-at-first-sight feeling the moment they pull up to your driveway.Read More
Does the term “home refresh” bring to mind the image of a tumbleweed blowing through your savings account?
Erase that vision, because I’m here to show you how you can freshen up your home without spending $500 on a haul of glitzy new pillows, throws, and artwork from HomeGoods.
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?
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...Read More
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!
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.Read More