clutter Archive

Decluttering Tips for Your Clients

Forty-three percent of Americans admit to being disorganized, according to the 2012 Ikea Behind Closed Doors survey. That translates into 55 minutes a day the average American spends looking for things. Help home owners ratchet down their stress levels...
September 6, 2013

The Art of Telling Your Clients that Their Perfect Home Ain’t So Perfect

By Myra Nourmand One person’s junk is another’s treasure. After doing your preliminary walk through, you realize that your client’s home needs help. On the one hand, you want to say, “Toss those magazines in the recycle bin, and...
September 3, 2012

The Secret to Supersizing a Listing

By Myra Nourmand From cabinets and closets to attics and garages—when a home’s storage spaces seem like they’re ready to burst at the hinges, listings look cluttered and messy, and they risk losing the interest of prospective buyers. So...
August 15, 2012

Get Your Sellers Moving This Month: Experts Offer Tips on How

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Staging and organization pros Lorie Marrero and Ashley Whittenberger have seen how clients can quickly get overwhelmed with the selling and moving process. Not to mention, how clutter and a few questionable decor...
May 24, 2011

Selling Your Home During the Holidays

By Charlene Storozuk Selling your home is a stressful event, but doing so over the holiday season can kick the tension level up a notch.  If your home is on the market over the holidays, you might be wondering...
December 14, 2009

Need Help Climbing Out of That Clutter?

By Erica Christoffer, Contributing Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Every day I learn something new from the folks I follow on Twitter. Today I learned that Nov. 15 is National Declutter Day. Who knew? The occasion, which was started last year...
November 4, 2009