Carol Smith

Carol Smith
Carol Smith, the founder of Creative Model Homes and Creative Home Stagers, is a member of the International Association of Homes Staging Professionals (IAHSP) and the Charlotte Chapter. She is an Accredited Staging Professional (ASP®) and received her formal home staging training with Barb Schwartz, the industry leader and pioneer of the concept of Home Staging. Carol’s merchandising and staging strategies are based on proven industry techniques that, when applied, will help your model homes present better and lead to higher profit margins. In this challenging market, it is important that your house stand out from the rest and look move-in ready.

Recent Posts

5 Millennial Home Buying Trends in 2019

  Although the Millennial generation is facing challenges that often block their ability to purchase a home, more so than any previous generation, they are still buying. As 2019 rolls along, real…

Why Organizing Your Home Will Help It Sell Faster This Spring

  Presenting potential buyers with a neat, well-organized home is an essential aspect of selling your home quickly this spring season. Here are several reasons why potential buyers that visit an…

Make Your Home Stand Out With These 5 Spring Cleaning Tips

  Spring cleaning is an essential part of making your home stand out. Taking the time to thoroughly clean your home each spring keeps messy, dirty, and smelly issues from piling up and becoming…

Infographic: Housing Marketing Trends 2008-2019

    Keeping up with the constant changing housing market trends is not an easy task. Every year brings something different, from home buying power and interests rates to new technology.  Below is a…

How to Keep Your Home Organized during the Busy Spring Season

  With spring just arriving, many of us are scrambling to get prepped for the spring cleaning season. The thing that your grandma didn't tell you (she actually probably did-- you just forgot) is that…

A Guide to Decluttering Your Home this Spring

    A Guide to Decluttering Your Home this Spring   With the rise in popularity of the KonMari method (thanks, Marie Kondo!), countless individuals have been inspired to clean up their homes and…

A 2019 Housing Market Guide for Home Builders: Dos and Don'ts

  Home builders have a variety of decisions to make when designing a new home, and keeping up with current trends can go a long way toward making a home marketable. Aesthetics and functionality…

5 Things to Consider When Designing an In-Law Suite

  Have you been thinking about adding an in-law suite to your home to accommodate a loved one? This endeavor can be quite tricky to navigate because not only must you consider all the emotional…

Baby Boomers: The Dos and Don'ts of Finding the Right Home

  Finding just the right home can be a lengthy process for anyone, and finding or renovating a new space for baby boomers presents unique challenges. Lifestyle and safety needs must be considered…

Top 3 of the Strongest Predicted Markets for Homebuilders in 2019

Though it's been a nail-biting ride, the sentiment of homebuilders is looking up from the low it suffered over the last three years. According to the report issued by the Urban Land Institute,…