Patti Stern Archive

Staging to Sell: Transforming Small and Large Properties To Sell in Today’s Market

By Patti Stern, guest contributor Getting clients to consider staging their home to sell is a major challenge many real estate professionals encounter. Some sellers think their home is either too small or too big to be staged or...
March 17, 2014

A Decorator’s Personal Guide to Surviving a Home Remodeling Project

By Patti Stern, guest contributor Whether an experienced do-it-yourselfer or a first-time remodeler, a remodeling project can be intrusive and overwhelming to every aspect of a person’s life. That’s why hiring a professional can save time, money, and a...
February 17, 2014

How Staging Can Eliminate Buyer Confusion

By Patti Stern, PJ & Co. Home Styling LLC When I first met with a recent client, Stuart, he shared memories of raising his family, gatherings with friends, and 23 years in his beautiful 3,200-square-foot contemporary home. The home...
September 23, 2013

Could Your Listing Use a Stylish Update?

By Patti Stern, PJ & Co. Home Styling Fifteen seconds. That’s how long a home for sale has to make a good first impression. And, that’s if you can get today’s sophisticated buyers off their mobile device and to...