Monthly Archive:: March 2012

Can You Stage the Household Dog?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine You arrive at a listing appointment to be greeted by a big German Shepherd’s slobbery licks or two Chihuahuas yipping away at your every slightest movement. Many home owners have pets, but pets...
March 26, 2012

10 Home Staging Tips to Make Your Listing Look like a Model Home

By Julea Joseph, Reinventing Space [Reposted with permission from Reinventing Space blog.] What is it about model homes that make them so appealing? Is it the freshness of all new; is it the sassy paint colors, the perfectly placed...
March 19, 2012

What’s Causing Those Stains on the Ceiling?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR Magazine Look up. Notice any smudges or stains on your property listing’s walls or ceilings? An unlikely source may be causing it: Candles. Candles can actually leave gray, soot deposits on surfaces, according to...
March 16, 2012

Stage it Green Using the 4C’s

By Barb Schwarz, Stagedhomes.com Staging a home for sale involves a number of key things to do and here are four of my top things. I call them the “4 C’s” in home staging (and they’re considered “green staging”...
March 12, 2012

Ready, Set, Stage It! Must-Have Staging Items

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Some stagers and real estate professionals keep an inventory of items and accessories on-hand so that they can spruce up properties instantly while on-the-go. Let’s take a peek inside the components to these...
March 5, 2012