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Using the Latest Decor Color and Trends to Attract Buyers

The key to making the best first impression for buyers is using on-trend styling touches to help them emotionally connect. ...
February 18, 2019

3 Ways to Virtually ‘Marie Kondo’ Your Condo

The KonMarie method of tidying up applies not just to keeping your drawers neat and organized. KonMarie can also be applied during this spring’s real estate season. Here's how....
February 11, 2019

How Virtual Twilight Photos Sold a Languishing Listing

A picture is worth a thousand words, and if you have bad photographs of your listing, it tells a thousand bad stories. Here's one way to stand out with your property photos....
December 3, 2018

It’s Easy Being Green: How to Add This Year’s Hottest Hues of Green to Your Décor

This year in home decor, green is really having its moment. Learn how to infuse more green into your listing. ...
October 15, 2018

How to Understand Home Staging Pricing and Proposals: Do’s and Don’ts

Trouble and confusion often arises when real estate professionals ask a few home stagers to “bid” or present a proposal on their listing. Here's how to sort out that confusion....
September 10, 2018

Before and After Photos: How Staging Can Make a Big Difference

The following are some examples of rooms that were “styled to sell” by meeting targeted buyer’s specific needs....
September 3, 2018

Virtual Staging Transforms Cold, Vacant Spaces Into Warm, Welcoming Homes

Savvy real estate professionals are using many new tools to help their listings gain an advantage and sell faster--including virtual staging. View the possibilities. ...
August 20, 2018

Watch for Asbestos When Renovating Older Homes: You May Be at Risk

Asbestos is only considered dangerous when contaminated materials have been worn down or damaged, which is a standard part of most renovation or remodeling work....

Homeowners’ Favorite Décor Pieces by State

What’s your state’s favorite home accessory—centerpiece bowls, trays, throw blankets, vases, or more? Take a look at this chart from a survey conducted by Next Day Blinds to find out....
July 23, 2018

Report: The Buyers and the Design Trending in 2018

Whether you’re selling your own home or staging a home for your seller, paying attention to industry trends can go a long way toward ensuring a fast and successful sale....
July 2, 2018