Dezigner Digz Archive

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

Bonus Rooms and Man Caves: Make Something Out of Nothing

By Charlene Storozuk, Dezigner Digz As you know, in real estate every square foot counts (especially when it can be turned into liveable space).  That’s just what we did on this project.  This vacant attic had great bones and a...
June 25, 2010

Orange You Glad You Removed the Carpet?

By Charlene Storozuk Something that I always stress to my clients is the importance of removing outdated, worn or non-neutral carpeting when selling your home. Many home owners make the mistake of providing for a carpet allowance in their...

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

A Home’s Intended Purpose: Does Your Home Pass the Test?

By Charlene Storozuk Before a property goes on the market, it’s important that every room be showcased in a way that portrays its intended purpose. If not, potential buyers can become confused as to the function of the space. ...
July 27, 2009