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16th June, 2014 in How to...

How to plan the furniture layout when staging a house to sell.

 I measured up at a partly furnished house this morning for hire furniture.  It struck me after the consult that I'm getting quicker and more decisive about  what goes where. Finally!With this in mind I thought I'd share with you how I go about planning the furniture layout. Whether you are a budding stager or are wanting to prepare your... Read more >
08th October, 2013 in How to...

Things I say to my home staging clients

The core of my business is home staging consultations. Most houses have similar issues.Here is what I find myself saying on a regular basisLet's hang your artwork lower.  Most people hang too high. The centre of the artwork needs to be the eye level of an average height woman. For more on staging with art click hereWhat have you already tried?... Read more >
25th July, 2013 in Home Staging Principles , How to...

How to prepare your property to list in 7 days

My clients move house for many different reasons. Sometimes; a move interstate, selling Grandma's house, divorce, ill health or money worries, they need to move very quickly.If my clients need to move fast, chances are you might need to as well. With this in mind here are my 4 steps to listing your house in 7 days flat.1: KNOW THE PROCESSFollow... Read more >
02nd July, 2013 in How to...

How to style with books when selling your house

"A room without books is like a body without a soul"  Quote: Marcus Tullius CiceroI love books (and love even more that I'm married to a bookseller) and always use books when I'm staging. I find it hard to describe but a house is missing something without books - soul, heart, warmth. Call it what you will.So, I thought for this post I'd share... Read more >
10th May, 2013 in How to...

How to get rid of your clutter before you stage your house to sell

It's often a question from a client that prompts a blog post. I figure if they have an issue others may have it too.Today's question comes from a lady whose husband died 3 years ago. She never sorted through his things and now wants to move to a smaller house. She has a lot of 'stuff' to get rid of. She knows what she needs to do but doesn't know... Read more >
05th September, 2012 in How to...

How to stage your dining room

   (Source)Of all the rooms in a house to stage, the dining room or dining area is probably the easiest.  All you need is a table and chairs and a few accessories and you've got yourself a dining room. Here are a few guidelines to help you:Who is your most likely buyer?Before you do anything else think about who is the most likely... Read more >
16th August, 2012 in How to...

Styling your coffee table to help sell your house

How can styling my coffee table help me sell my house you might well ask!Styling one coffee table won't clinch it, BUT selling your house is about creating a series of pleasing displays that help buyers imagine themselves living in your property and the coffee table is a great and easy place to start.Firstly, if you don't have a coffee table in... Read more >

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