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The Home Staging Mistake You Are Probably Making

There are many hapless stagers out there making a common home staging mistake, not even realizing they are putting the emphasis on the WRONG THING. Confusing decorating and real estate staging is why many people think they don’t need to hire a professional home stager if their home is already decorated. Contrary to popular belief, […]

Meaningful Makeovers – Bettering Bedrooms for Children in Crisis

I’ve been scheming and dreaming for several months now about a very exciting project that the Greater Nashville RESA Chapter will be undertaking this month and through September!   As you may know, I have been a Regional Vice President of RESA® (the Real Estate Staging Association®) for the last three years, serving the states […]

Study Confirms: Staging Colors Increase Home Sale Prices

I’ve been saying it for years now – the right staging colors increase the sales price of homes on the market. I believe it and have built my business on it!   Many of you know that I founded the RESA-accredited Expert Psychological Stager™ certification course after a decade of staging homes to sell quickly and […]

How To Choose Paint Colors for Staging Homes

Is choosing paint colors for staging homes to sell different than choosing them for a home you plan to continue living in? Yes and no. While I guide all my clients towards colors that update their home while taking their existing finishes into account, I want the homeowner’s personality and personal preferences to shine through […]

First Impressions In Home Staging – Even More Important Than You Realize

First impressions in home staging – you may not realize just HOW important they truly are.  How much do you really know about the impact of the first impression on homebuyer decision-making? First of all, it’s important to understand that the “decision” to like or dislike a visual stimulus is not truly a decision. It is […]

Ask The Decorologist: Where To Put the TV?

It’s a common question. Oftentimes, it’s a struggle to determine just where to put the TV. Especially when you have a fireplace – should you put it above, beside, somewhere else? I provide ongoing mentoring and advice to the Expert Psychological Stagers who have taken my course over the last few years. We share info […]

When Beauty is a Blessing – Meet Dragana

  When you’ve been blogging for as long as I have (over seven years now), there are readers who earn a special place in your heart. Today I want to share a story about one such reader, Dragana Djordjevic. Dragana lives in Belgrade, Serbia – a half a world away (8500 km away, to be […]

5 Things I Loved This Week

Well, my dears, today was the last day of a much-needed vacation at the beach with my family and family friends. We were on the Gulf coast, where the weather was perfection the entire time (the beaches on the Atlantic didn’t fare as well). I tried not to work (too much), but it’s not in […]

Home Staging Tricks You Should Know

I am in my third year of teaching and certifying professional home stagers in my unique proprietary system called Psychological Staging.   In our latest course, we had a full class of wonderful women – from beginning stagers to experienced staging business owners. 3-day intensive home staging course at F&M Mortgage in beautiful Brentwood, Tennessee […]

What You Need to Know About the Younger Home Buyer

The younger home buyer. If you are considering selling your home, it’s time to start thinking about THEM rather than YOU. Most of the time, THEY are the target demographic when marketing your home. And you realize that selling your home is about marketing a product, right?   If you aren’t taking the time to […]