When preparing a home for an open house, you can transform a space to one with a “wow” factor. But without a little extra attention to detail, even the most professionally staged homes can leave something to be desired. Here is a list of items that can make a home shine. Switch the lights It […]
By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine It’s pumpkin season and that means pumpkin everything — lattes, muffins, cookies, cakes, and, yes, even home décor. Home stagers are adding a little “pumpkin spice” to their decor, from the welcoming fall scent to pumpkin accents that inspire a cozy, autumn feel. Plus, orange can serve as a […]
Selling a home is all about incorporating the right ideas into the home selling game plan. Here are some things to consider. You want to make sure that you want to sell. You need to make up your mind, be confident in your decision to sell and start the process. Selling a home is not always an […]
If you want some fast, easy ways to give it a new look, consider these options: Change things up. It seems cliché, but simply rearranging the furnishings can revive a room. Try a new plan for the furniture, and give it a couple of days to sit with you — even if it seems “off.” You […]
We are SO excited to share with you our new styling series #designalittlemontage In this series we are going show how you can transform a variety of common areas in your home into conversation starters . You’ll learn tips and tricks on how to effectively master the “shelfie”, create a table-scape, tackle the dreaded fireplace […]
If you are looking for a home that has space for an office, here are some really creative ideas that will help you achieve that goal. Here is an office space created by my Seller at 31 Fountain Street in Arlington. This was a tiny room & was completely maximized to achieve a perfect office […]
I’ve written about my favorite chair, the ghost, a number of times in the past. I’ve always wondered where one purchases a ghost chair. Well today I discovered that you can buy them on Amazon.com! It actually didn’t surprise me, rather, it made me laugh that it took me this long to even search for […]
Here are a few things you should hide in preparation for showings and a weekend open house. You want your house to be a neutral as possible so the buyers can envision themselves living there. The Family Pet Dogs and other pets can be rowdy, messy distracting at an open house. Even if you have a […]
I met with a prospective Seller today. I’ve recommended the following home improvements prior to listing so they can obtain the highest price and best terms for their property. This article was published today by Inman News. Photo Credit: Houzz.com Making minor improvements to homes rather than full-on remodeling is the most cost-effective way for […]
Here are the facts: 1. Staged homes sell in 29 days on average vs. 145 days for homes that are not staged 2. Cosmetic and attractiveness bring in big dollars Fresh Paint – everywhere Gleaming floors Renew kitchens and baths Countertops New vanities Modern light fixtures 3. Wallpaper is personal – buyers hate it 4. […]
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