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Help YOUR SELLERS to Avoid Buyer Let Down!

October 18th, 2016

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As a Calgary realtor, you’ve probably experienced buyer let down as you’ve taken your clients to view active property listings. So you know the negative impact first hand. When your clients are the sellers, help them avoid contributing to that let down by encouraging them to stage before listing.

As a realtor representing the buyer, you know that a listing that does not meet expectations fee ...

Creating Home Sweet Home

October 9th, 2016

Regardless of time or place, perhaps one thing that unifies us is the desire to create our own Home Sweet Home.IMG_8355.JPG It’s one of the topics I was reflecting on recently when I visited the now ghost town of Rowley, Alberta.

I love a good road trip. With camera in hand, a recent stop in Rowley was well worth it. Now a ghost town, it was easy to capture images that tell the story of what went into c ...

Favourite Calgary Views

September 14th, 2016

 I’m a view junkie. When I’m lucky, I see some of my favourite Calgary views while I’m working.15-11-04, 17th floor, 1110 - 11 St SW, MLS-21.jpg It’s one of the perks of being a professional house and condo stager in Calgary. My work takes me into all types of locations that I might not otherwise get to spend time.

If you have read some of my previous posts, or already follow me on Instagram, you know that I love to hike. That’s where I se ...

Are you ready to ramp up for the fall real estate season?

September 14th, 2016

As the warm days of summer come to an end and kids return to school, home owners and realtors alike home Staging calgaryare heading back indoors and ramping up for the fall real estate season. Prepare now by meeting a few potential professional stagers who you are considering working with to avoid the stress of a last minute rush.

Recent Calgary real estate market statistics indicate that, on average, propertie ...

Should I paint all my walls white for staging?

September 14th, 2016

When it comes to staging your home or condo for sale, you might be inclined to take the advice of “go neutral” to an extreme.Calgary Staging Dining Room You don’t have to paint everything white or beige to sell. In some cases, colour can help to create impact in a way that appeals to your potential buyer.

The purple walls in this Mission Calgary condo we provided a staging consultation for may push the “neutral” bound ...

How to Stage a Bedroom Being Used by Children

September 14th, 2016

Staging a home to sell when you have young children can get complicated. Clearing out is a must.Calgary Home Staging CompanyBut when it comes to the comfort of their bedroom, you don’t have to go completely neutral and sterile to sell. Especially when the new home owners will likely have kids too, it’s possible to stage a bedroom that can work for both your children and theirs.

This photo of a girl’s bedroom in a clien ...

Calgary Home Stager’s Favourite Hike

July 27th, 2016

All work and no play does not make for a happy life. So when I’m not busy at work as a Calgary property staging professional, I love to get outside and hike.Grassii Lakes Canmore I’ll share my favourite hike and some other tips for those of you who want to get outdoors and take advantage of Alberta’s natural beauty this summer.

I spend a lot of time in my car and one day, while I was listening to the radio, this ...

Want a Quick Home Staging Tip to Help Your Listing Stand Out?

July 27th, 2016

As a certified staging professional in Calgary, I get asked for a lot of advice from home sellers. Calgary Bedding Vignette.jpgA popular question is, “What’s a quick home staging tip for how I can make my listing stand out in a neighbourhood where many of the houses look very similar?” Here’s one fast and inexpensive thing to do.

Paint your front door a colour that will add a spark of life.

This home in Panorama Hill ...

Are you guilty of using these real estate code words?

July 27th, 2016

It has been said that every profession has its own language. With any language, there are images that come to mind in relation to words.home Staging calgary This is important to consider when selling property. Are you a Calgary realtor who uses real estate code words that might be working against you? Staging can help.

This topic came to mind after reading the book, Dream Home: The Property Brothers’ Ultimate G ...

Storage Space is Significant When You are Staging to SELL

July 27th, 2016

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Do you think about storage space when you are getting ready to sell your home or condo? Let me assure you that your potential buyers certainly will be as they walk through during a viewing. Here are some staging tips for avoiding the potential problem of buyers assuming that “there isn’t enough storage in this home”.

Closets:

Overstuffed closets, cabinets, and drawers say one thing to buyer ...

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