Home Staging Advice

How to Convince Your Clients They Need Home Staging

More and more, leading Realtors are including home staging in their list of “must-dos” for sellers. Even (especially!) in blazing hot housing markets like Charlotte, home staging is one of the best investments sellers can make for a fast, profitable home sale.

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4 Hot Weather Curb Appeal Ideas

It’s hard to keep your house looking its best during summer! Sellers tell us all the time they’re stumped when it comes to creating a welcoming summertime exterior.

No buyer wants to pull up to a dead yard and a droopy, sun-scarred exterior. Here are four suggestions...

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3 Unexpected Services that Help Your Home Sell Faster

No one wants their home to linger on the market. Once you list, you want to sell and sell quickly! In hot “seller’s markets” you might be under the misconception that every home gets multiple offers right away. Not so. Even sellers in fast-paced markets need to position...

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Infographic: Curb Appeal Tips to Sell Your Home Faster

When it comes to selling your home, first impressions are everything. No matter your home's enviable square footage, open concept floor plan, or number of bathrooms, a sub-par exterior presentation will leave a bad taste in a homebuyer's mouth – and may end up costing...

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How a Pre-Market Inspection Can Save Your Home Sale

Should you get an inspection before you put your house on the market? In Charlotte, many Realtors say “yes!” At Creative Home Stagers, we work with successful Realtors all over town to help make homes as marketable as possible prior to listing. In addition to home staging

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Crunching the Numbers: The True Value of Home Staging

Staging statistics are hard to come by. Why? Because every single market is different. Staging can be incredibly expensive in large metropolitan areas like New York or San Francisco. Staging may not be as effective in a market where homes sell for rock-bottom prices, but...

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4 Summertime Home Selling Myths

We hear from home sellers all the time that are fraught with indecision. “But we heard that if…” and “My friend said that every time…”; There’s really no shortage of home selling myths keeping homeowners up at night.

There are a lot of summer home selling myths that...

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3 Places You Should Be Cleaning Your Staged Home But Probably Aren't

You know you need to keep your home clean when it’s on the market, but did you clean it correctly? If you’ve taken the extra step to properly stage your home for sale, be sure you’re cleaning it in all the right places. Here are three spots homeowners often overlook that...

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Staging Your Home on a Budget

The number one barrier to staging? Cost!

At least, that’s how most homeowners see it. There’s a common misconception about staging that it’s prohibitively expensive, costing thousands or even tens of thousands of dollars to do correctly. What many people don’t know?...

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4 Things to Get Rid of When You're Staging Your Home

Staging is as much about what’s not in your home as it is about what is. Before your house goes on the market, it’s important to take a hard look at everything inside it – from the personal items to the furniture to the dust bunnies. While many of your belongings can...

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