Home Staging Advice

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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Vacant vs. Occupied: Which is Easier to Sell?

Vacant homes and occupied homes are two totally different animals. Selling each requires a great deal of expertise and know-how, and most importantly, preparation!

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Home Projects to Avoid When Staging Your Home

Staging your home to sell is a great idea. Totally redesigning your house before you put it on the market is not. There are some staging projects that can make a huge difference in the way buyers see your home. There are also some projects that aren’t worth the hassle,...

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3 Unique Ways to Stage Your Bookcase

Don’t let your bookcases sabotage your sale! Whether you’ve got a makeshift home library or a set of beautiful built-ins in your living room, your bookcases can either help or hurt your staging efforts.

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