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

Staged to Sell: A Fixer Upper to Show Stopper

Justin Riordan with the Spade and Archer Design Agency offers up three tips in how he staged this former fixer upper. ...
August 27, 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....

Hot Home Trend: Furnishings With Curves

Furniture is getting curvier this year. Rounded options are pushing out the sharp-edge designs. ...
August 6, 2018

Wallpaper for the Fifth Wall: A Modern Fix for Popcorn Ceilings?

To make a bigger statement with a ceiling, some designers are turning to wallpaper. It also might be the answer to modernizing that dreaded popcorn ceiling in your listing. ...
July 30, 2018

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

The Secret to Kitchen Envy: A Stylish Island

Home buyers love kitchen islands. Make it the showpiece of your kitchen. ...
July 16, 2018

Staged to Sell: A Country Estate in Gaithersburg, Md.

Home stager: Libby Paulson with Preferred Staging The home: Paulson staged this remodeled, single-family country estate in Gaithersburg, Md., which featured cathedral ceilings, a two-story stone fireplace, gourmet kitchen, formal living and dining room, two staircases, and a walkout basement...
July 9, 2018