Sell your home with POP…..the POWER OF PAINT!

You can use the ‘Power of Paint’ to sell your home for top dollar! When you are getting your home ready for sale you want to make it look the very best it can, and painting is the way to get the biggest bang for your buck when selling your home!  I like to say that paint is “money in a can”, because it has the highest return on investment and is the most cost effective way to improve the …

Art For Home Staging, Part 1-what kind of art to use

When you are decorating your home it is all about your personality, your interests, and all the things you love. However, staging is not decorating …it is more like un-decorating. Home staging is about removing the items that reflect your tastes and interests (what you added when decorating). Staging is not decorating it is a MARKETING strategy that prepares your home for the buyer to feel a connection and to see themselves living in the home. One of the key …

Why Buyers Don’t Want Homes With…WALLPAPER

When you are selling your home you want to do everything you can to showcase the many positive features of your home …all the features that will cause buyers to want to buy your house. But there are also some negative things, like WALLPAPER, that will discourage buyers from putting an offer on your home. It might be hard to believe, but having wallpaper in your house actually decreases the value of your home.   This is because wallpaper is one of …

My #1 Staging Tip

The #1 staging tip I have for people selling their home is ….        emotionally detach from your home! If you can emotionally detach, you can clear out the mementos and family photos. (The buyer may be distracted by looking at these things—you want them looking at the house.) If you can emotionally detach, you can remove extra furniture and rugs. (Yes, they are beautiful but the buyers will see only that the room looks small.) If you can emotionally …