Audra Slinkey Archive

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

Stagers Who Stand Ready to Transform Properties

A lot of people don’t realize just how much home stagers do for their clients. Certified professional home stagers are true artists and will go to great lengths to get that “right look,” as well as help seller’s maximize...
January 29, 2018

2018 Outdoor Living Trends: Jaw-Dropping Transformations

Outdoor patio spaces have sure changed in the last few years with the onset of new outdoor materials, furnishings, fixtures, Cantina doors, and the home owner’s desire for more outdoor living and entertaining space. ...
January 1, 2018

10 Reasons Why You Should Stage Your Next Listing

By Audra Slinkey, Home Staging Resource Sometimes it can be a challenge convincing the home seller to use a certified staging professional so I created some visuals using the latest, 2014-2015 statistics to assist agents in getting the point across...

Reveal to Your Clients the ‘Ugly Truths’ When Staging

By Audra Slinkey, Home Staging Resource Sometimes you have to give clients a big dose of reality, and it isn’t always pretty – particularly when you’re talking about something personal like the condition of their home. But don’t be...

3 Ways to Start a Bidding War Through Staging

By Audra Slinkey, Home Staging Resource Every real estate professional wants to have the reputation for being “the agent that makes the most money for their sellers.” But how exactly can you do that? First, I’m going to give...

Stylish Staging That Has Comfort in Mind

Transitional Dining Room by Dallas Home Builders Ellen Grasso & Sons, LLC   By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Nearly 70 percent of about 6,000 home owners surveyed by the remodeling website Houzz said they’re happiest in rooms that...

Pillow Talk: How to Use Pillows in Staging

By Audra Slinkey, Home Staging Resource I gotta say it, I LOVE pillows! I’ve seen so many spaces transformed with the simple addition of pillows that I had to share some of my favorite photos of pillow inspired spaces,...

3 Myths About Home Staging

By Audra Slinkey, Home Staging Resource There’s been a lot of talk about staging a home to sell these days because for the first time in a long time, sellers are getting above asking price offers! Making the most...
May 26, 2014