Category Archives: In the News

06th May, 2017 in Home Stagers , In the News

Home Staging reality: “I’ve been everywhere man”

Source: Inky Editions I've just put the phone down to a client I'm seeing next week in Sheldon. Scanning across the rest of the week I know that by the end of it I'll be saying "I've been everywhere man" Here's the list from the top Day 1: Raby Bay then Scarborough (2 x consult/measure) Day 2: Salisbury (furniture warehouse for a selection... Read more >

The rise of partial staging – what it means for stagers, agents, furniture hire companies and home owners.

Since I started staging over 6 years ago, I've noticed a growing trend; more and more of my staging jobs are for partial staging (where a percentage of my clients furniture is kept and hire furniture is added in). There are 2 potential reasons for this: I have become known as the 'Partial Queen'  and the 'go to' person for partial... Read more >
05th February, 2014 in In the News

Top 10 biggest Home Seller Mistakes

If are are about to sell your house and want to avoid the biggest home seller mistakes then this latest survey from Active Rain* makes timely  reading.Active Rain asked 1000 real estate agents to rate the top 3 mistakes made by home sellers. An infographic of the top 6 mistakes is below. The full list of 10 follows.Its interesting to note that of... Read more >
01st May, 2013 in In the News , Shopping

Home Staging the Pottery Barn way

My social media stream has been full of excitement today. This is the day that Pottery Barn, West Elm, Williams Sonoma and Pottery Barn kids have launched in Bondi, Sydney. For those of us who don't live in Sydney the great news is that each store has an Australian website where you can buy on-line and have anything delivered anywhere in... Read more >
21st February, 2013 in In the News

Smell to sell?

Interesting research has just been released, citing some of the best and worst scents for selling houses.The research from Eric Spangenberg, dean of the college of business at Washington State University was conducted in 2010 in a retail environment but the link is being made to real estate. The visual below gives a good summary of 'best' and... Read more >
13th February, 2013 in In the News

Home Stager as Cupid

  I was thinking about love this morning during a home staging consultation: maybe it's all the Valentine gifts I’m seeing in the shops. It got me thinking about selling houses and how love is so important to the success of a sale.I know that many sellers and their agents will think I’ve gone soft and that I'm wafting around my... Read more >
28th July, 2012 in In the News

Is your house ready for it’s own opening ceremony?

Did you watch the Olympic Opening Ceremony this morning?  I loved it. I'm English and lived in London for 20 years before a permanent move to Australia in 2005. The show made me homesick - the first time in a long while. You don't realise how much you absorb a culture until maybe it's played back to you.So what's this morning's ceremony got to do... Read more >

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