Staging Tips 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

Dress Up the Laundry Room With Staging

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Traditional Laundry Room by Decatur Interior Designers & Decorators Colordrunk Designs Laundry rooms are an important part of the house for home buyers, but this space can often get overlooked when it comes...
January 6, 2014

10 Home Staging Tips to Make Your Listing Look like a Model Home

By Julea Joseph, Reinventing Space [Reposted with permission from Reinventing Space blog.] What is it about model homes that make them so appealing? Is it the freshness of all new; is it the sassy paint colors, the perfectly placed...
March 19, 2012

Before You List, Must-do Showing Tips

Staging pro Sharon Brown with Homescapes by Design in Roseville, Minn., offers her clients a checklist before they list their home for sale. The point of the checklist is to make sure the home is show-ready before the for-sale...
November 7, 2011

Show Us How You Staged a Fireplace!

Attention stagers and real estate professionals: Do you have a great example showing how you transformed a dated, cluttered fireplace into a hot selling feature? Please send before and after photos of your simple fireplace staging solutions to writer...
August 14, 2011

Prepping a Home for Sale: Simple Staging Tips for Inside and Out

By Barb Schwarz, Stagedhomes.com Before you show your home to any potential buyer, you want to make sure the staging is perfect. Follow these general tips and your home will look better than the competition. FOR THE INSIDE Clear all...
June 20, 2011

‘Let Me Tell You How I Work’: How to Create a Powerful Value Message and Why it Matters

By Barb Schwarz, Stagedhomes.com You’re at a fundraising event when someone stops by and asks what you do. “I am an Accredited Home Staging Professional® or REALTOR®,” you say. Unfortunately, that description will not spell out the value you...
April 20, 2011

The Artwork Decor Trend: An Easy Way to Dress Up a Home, But Be Careful Not to Distract

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Do your home’s walls look a little bare? Some artwork can go a long way in decorating a home — and it doesn’t have to cost a fortune! Real estate pro and stager...
January 24, 2011

Solve Design Issues On-the-Go with 4 iPhone Apps

By Erica Christoffer, Contributing Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Help clients see the design potential in a living space instantly. Change the dining room color from lemon yellow to plum purple — before painting. Rearrange new furniture — before moving day....

Room Makeover: Staging a Condo So it’s Not Fit for a Hollywood Actress

By Martin R. Delossantos A local film company calls: The condo unit I was representing was being considered to rent for actress Mischa Barton to stay in while she filmed in Jersey City. Unfortunately for me, the developer whose...
March 30, 2009