Charlene Storozuk Archive

When Selling a Home, Don’t Forget About the Garage!

By Charlene Storozuk, guest contributor Being the car enthusiast my husband is, when we were shopping for our home, the first thing he wanted to see was the garage. After checking it out, some of the homes would only...
February 3, 2014

Selling a Home Over the Holiday Season

By Charlene Storozuk, guest contributor Christmas is rapidly approaching, and it’s easy to get caught up in the décor hype that comes with this time of year. For those who celebrate Christmas, there’s something enchanting about bedecking your home...
December 16, 2013

Seasonal Tips for a Great Looking Property This Fall

By Charlene Storozuk, Dezigner Digz It’s hard to believe that fall is already upon us. Summer may be over, but now is not the time to neglect a home’s exterior, especially if it’s going to soon be listed for-sale this...
October 14, 2013

18 Ways to Prep Your Home’s Exterior for the Spring Market

By Charlene Storozuk, Dezigner Digz Spring is in the air in some parts of Canada and the U.S., although it hasn’t quite reached my little corner of the world yet. This is the time of year when thoughts turn...
April 1, 2013

Creating a Space Women Buyers Would Crave: Making the Most of Usable Living Space

By Charlene Storozuk, Dezigner Digz Last year I wrote an article about giving purpose to every inch of usable space. Not only is that important, but it’s also key that these bonus areas help make your listing memorable. Here is...
July 30, 2012

Extend the ‘Shelf Life’ of Your Outdoor Living Space

By Charlene Storozuk, Dezigner Digz Sadly, summer is officially over. However, if your home is currently on the market, now is not the time to bring your outdoor living space to an end for the year. If you do that, you’re...
October 17, 2011

How to Use a Sectional Sofa to Solve a Staging Dilemma on a Limited Budget

By Charlene Storozuk, Dezigner Digz Recently, I was called in by a local real estate professional to do a “walk and talk” home staging consultation. In the great room of this gorgeous, open concept home, was a super-sized, orange leather sectional...
August 15, 2011

Staging ‘Outside of the Box’: Is the Face of Home Staging Changing?

By Charlene Storozuk, Dezigner Digz Fresh back from the  International Real Estate Staging Association Conference in Las Vegas, I’m ready to hit the ground running with the information I gained while there! This year we saw an amazing lineup...
February 15, 2011

Make Some New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

By Charlene Storozuk, Dezigner Digz The holiday season is over for another year, and many of us use this time to make personal resolutions for the year ahead — such as promising to lose weight, spend less money, make...
January 20, 2011

What to Look for When Choosing a Home Stager

By Charlene Storozuk, Dezigner Digz With the growing number of home staging training schools popping up to make a fast buck, the result is a glut of “home stagers” in the marketplace with absolutely no experience and no idea of...
September 20, 2010