Home Staging Advice

How to Incorporate Today’s Trends into Older Homes

When you are ready to sell your older home, it can be difficult thinking of ways to liven things up to appeal to different audiences. While it’s nice to have the charm of an old home, a lot of buyers want a home that feels modern and fresh. Attracting buyers to an older...

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Renting Furniture to Stage Your Home: Is it Worth it?

Did you know that some home sellers actually rent furniture to stage their home? It’s not as crazy as it sounds! In some cases it actually makes perfect sense to use rental furniture for staging. Temporary furniture is an investment you should consider; here’s why.

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4 Things to Know When Hiring a Home Stager

It’s time to sell your house. You’re probably thinking you can sell it with no problem, right? But then the house sits on the market with no offers for months on end. What should you do? Today’s buyers want to be able to envision themselves in your home, so you may need...

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Using Nostalgia to Attract Home Buying Baby Boomers

Nostalgia is a powerful emotion. Psychologists have spent decades studying the effects of nostalgic memories on people’s emotions and behaviors. The idea of nostalgia is bittersweet; true nostalgia focuses on universal memories shared with friends and family members,...

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How Do Baby Boomers Approach Home Buying?

As baby boomers age, they are looking for a change in their housing arrangements. But, boomers don’t want to move into retirement homes - they want a space they can call their own. Hence, many boomers are simply looking more into downsizing, as their kids are grown and...

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3 Tips to Liven Up An Older Home

 

When you’re trying to sell an older home, you don’t want your home to feel old to potential buyers. For some, an old home that both looks and feels old is not appealing. But don’t worry, your home can retain some of its old charm while simultaneously feeling fresh.

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How to Emphasize Coziness for the Downsizing Buyer

Homebuyers downsize for a variety of reasons. For most, it’s a desire to have less home to maintain, less wasted space, and maybe even save money on property taxes and utility costs. How can home sellers take advantage of the fast-growing downsizing market to promote...

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Quick Ways to Boost Your Home's Winter Curb Appeal

Winter, even in temperate climates, can feel dark, gloomy, and gray! Your house doesn’t have to. If you’re trying to sell your home in wintertime, you may need to put in a little extra work to boost its curb appeal. Don’t worry! It won’t take all weekend. Here are some...

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Patios and Porches: Make Them Look Inviting

If your home has a patio or a porch, it’s already got a selling feature! Outdoor space is one of the most-often requested home features from buyers. Is your porch or patio doing your home justice?

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Home Staging for a Smaller Home

At Creative Home Stagers, we get asked a lot about how to make rooms and in some cases, entire homes, feel bigger. Staging a small home isn’t an impossible task and in fact, developers are building smaller homes than in years past, so you’re in good company.

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