home staging Archive

The Essentials to Styling Your Home to Sell Quickly

By Patti Stern, PJ & Company Staging and Interior Decorating It’s hard to believe the early spring selling season is already upon us! This means that homeowners who haven’t prepared their homes to list now should implement some of...
February 27, 2017

5 Staging Props You Need to Stop Using … Now!

By Justin M. Riordan, Spade and Archer Design Agency There is good staging. There is bad staging. I mean, like really bad staging. In an industry with no regulations, no standardized accreditation system, and tons of “hobbyist professionals”, one...
January 16, 2017

Top 10 Stupid Staging Ideas

By Justin Riordan, Spade and Archer Design Agency Not all home staging is created equally. Staging Darwinism is real and only the smart survive. Below we countdown the top 10 “stoopidest” home staging ideas. #10. “Bake cookies right before...
October 5, 2015

The Top 5 Do’s and Don’ts in Home Staging

By Patti Stern, PJ & Co. Staging and Interior Decorating The early spring home selling-season is kicking off. There’s no time like the present to start decluttering and transforming your lived-in home into a show-worthy property to make a...

The Most Important Rooms to Stage in Your Listings

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine If you’re prepping a home for sale, what are the main areas of a home you should target with your staging – especially if you can’t stage every square inch? The National Association...

Start the Conversation: Turn Your Sellers on to Staging

By Patti Stern, Principal PJ & Company Staging and Interior Decorating Staging is no longer optional for sellers who want to get the most value from their home. Many sellers are still reluctant to stage, making it a tough...

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

Justifying Staging to Get Properties Sold

By Barb Schwarz, Stagedhomes.com I was recently interviewed by a real estate publication and I thought I would share the answers I gave to the reporter’s questions here at the Styled, Staged & Sold blog. What’s new in the...

The Skinny on Virtual Staging: Is it Deceptive?

By Barb Schwarz, Stagedhomes.com In recent weeks I’ve come across an increasing number of online articles discussing what’s often referred to as a new kind of Staging: Virtual staging. Being that I created the concept of Home Staging, a...
May 13, 2011

Staging a Home to Sell Faster and for More Money

By Barb Schwarz, Stagedhomes.com Home sellers and REALTORS® have two priorities: sell the property fast and for as much money as possible. Market-sensitive pricing and a well-executed marketing plan to get the most attention in the marketplace are, of...