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July 27, 2015

6 Misperceptions About Home Staging

By Patti Stern, PJ & Co. Staging and Interior Decorating Staging your home involves creating an environment that house hunters can envision themselves living in and can help to facilitate a speedy sale and for top dollar. Quite simply,...
July 20, 2015

How Long Do Common Household Items Last?

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July 13, 2015

The Most Common Remodeling Mistakes

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10 Reasons Why You Should Stage Your Next Listing

By Audra Slinkey, Home Staging Resource Sometimes it can be a challenge convincing the home seller to use a certified staging professional so I created some visuals using the latest, 2014-2015 statistics to assist agents in getting the point across...
June 22, 2015

6 Remodeling Projects That Can Add to Your Resale Value

By Patti Stern, PJ & Company Staging and Interior Decorating Home remodeling has become more popular than ever to attract buyers, thanks to an improving economy, strong job growth, higher disposable income, more home sales, low interest rates, and...

10 Cheap Ways to Increase a Home’s Value

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Why Empty Homes Don’t Sell

By Julea Joseph, Reinventing Space Every morning on my Chicago area social media feed, I see acres and acres of empty rooms posted by real estate professionals. So many empty dining rooms, breakfast rooms, kitchens, living and bedrooms. Do...

5 Golden Rules to Home Staging on a Budget

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March 30, 2015

How to Update a Kitchen to Attract Buyers

By Patti Stern, PJ & Co. Staging and Interior Decorating Kitchens are more important than ever when it comes to influencing buyers’ perceptions of a home as well as the perceived value. Some home owners make it a priority...
March 23, 2015