Pros and Cons of Realtors who Pay for Home Staging

Home staging is a real estate buzzword and one of the top marketing tools that real estate agents use to help their properties sell quickly and for the most money possible. According to NAR (National Association for Realtors) or the Real Estate Staging Association, home staging not only helps homes sell more quickly but it…

Staging a Century Home

We are so very fortunate in live in Kitchener-Waterloo; an area so rich in local culture. In our area, there are many neighborhoods which feature older homes and our style of preparing them for sale differs from other, newer properties for many reasons. Through experience, we have found that the best formula for a quick…

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…

Do’s & Don’ts for Professional Home Stagers

January marks the beginning of a new year and for both my partner Alana and myself, it also marks the start of our ninth year in business. This is no measly accomplishment. With all the hype that the field of home staging gets, its one of the hottest careers and has housewives and people with…

Why Some Homes Sit and Other Homes Sell!

As professional Home Stagers, we stress the importance of properly preparing a home for sale before it is listed. We understand that there is a direct correlation between the appearance/condition of the property and how fast it sells. Out of all the aspects of selling a home, how the home is presented is the one…