Home Staging: The Truth Behind HGTV Shows

This post was written by fellow professional Stager Kristine Ginsberg of Elite Staging & Redesign LLC in New Jersey. This post resonates with us because every day we encounter the effects of what has been dubbed the HGTV Effect or what we call Model Home Mentality. While we agree that it’s wonderful to have such…

Measuring the Value of Kitchener Home Staging

At the Real Estate Staging Convention this past week in Las Vegas, industry leader Melissa Marro of Staging & Redesign shared her formula for showcasing the true value of home staging to the real estate community. We thought we would illustrate just how powerful a tool home staging is with current Real Estate Staging statistics….

Interior Design Show 2011

If you are a true design-a-holic like my partner Alana and I are, you are going to want to attend the annual Interior Design Show at the Toronto Metro Convention Center this weekend! We went today – it was Trades Day – and it was a mind boggling array of what is new and hot…

Top 10 Home Improvement Projects

2012 Real Estate Return on Investment Chart 2012 statistics courtesy of HomeGain.com HomeGain surveyed nearly 1,000 real estate agents in each of the U.S. and Canada regions. All agents might not necessarily agree on the same pre-sale strategy. See ”% of agents recommending“column above. Differences of opinions may vary based on the climate of the…

10 WOW Moments from Being a Home Stager

Well, Debra Gould inspired me to write this short blog article on the top ten moments which came from my job as a home stager. You can link to her blog post and read her top 10 list which is really entertaining and inspiring as well! I should also mention that both Alana and myself…