Tag Archives: real estate

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, […]

6 Things I Wish Real Estate Photographers Would Do

Whether you are staging a house to sell or using interior photos for a blog or publication, there are a few things I’ve learned over the years about photographing a home that makes all the difference for those viewing them. And although I am NOT a professional photographer, there are things I wish all real […]

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 […]

Product of the Year Awarded at RESA Convention

Last weekend was the Real Estate Staging Association convention and 9th annual Home Staging Industry Awards in Las Vegas, where the best home stagers in the world gather to network with each other and grow in their knowledge and skill. 2016 RESA convention It was so much fun to attend with several stagers that I […]

2016 Real Estate – 5 Things Everyone Should Know

Wondering about the 2016 real estate market? Now that the holidays have past, this is the time of year that many people consider putting their home on the market to sell. I’ve been home staging for over a dozen years, and now my focus is on training other professional home stagers. Because I focus on […]

Seasonality, Real Estate, and Home Staging – Your Burning Questions Answered

Last week was a busy one for me, and it included a home staging here in Nashville with Molly Hendricks, who earned her Expert Psychological Stager™ certification with me in September of this year. Just 48 hours after we staged the home, I got the message from Brentwood Area Homes that the house was already […]

3 Things You Should Know about Real Estate Staging

In our May Expert Psychological Stager™ certification course, we packed a whole lotta learning in the 3-day intensive training. With a limited amount of time to spend with my students, I try to share the most important information about real estate staging that I have learned over the last eleven years of staging hundreds and […]

Sometimes the Dreams That Come True Are the Dreams Your Never Even Knew You Had

Now that the Christmas season is behind us, the dawn of a brand new year has come, which means new goals and dreams for our future.  What are the dreams of your future? via  Ten years ago, I dreamed of spending my time doing something I truly loved.  Something I was passionate about.  That all […]

Home Staging – What NOT to Do

I spent much of the Labor Day weekend preparing the presentation and manual for my Psychological Staging Training in a little over two weeks. In reviewing and gathering old staging photos to use in my presentation, I stumbled on a blogpost I wrote over four years ago that I thought I would share with you […]