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05 January 2011 - Now is the Time to Sell – Los Angeles Times
If you have sellers that are “on the fence” about putting their home on the market and want to wait it out for a few months, send them this article from the LA Times. Housing industry consultant Steve Harney says that prices may drop 5-8% as banks unload anywhere from 3 to 8 million foreclosures [...]
28 December 2010 - Getting Your House Sold in 2011
Here’s a link to an interesting article from the Wall Street Journal about what it takes to get a home sold. Some of the highlights include: · List in early January to take advantage of post-holiday home shoppers “If you hit the ground running and you’re a fresh listing that has done everything right, you’ve [...]
06 October 2010 - Home Staging for Occupied Homes – Yes We Can!
It’s a commonly held misconception that home stagers only work on vacant homes. But what if you’ve got 3 kids, 2 dogs and a pet parakeet, and plan to live in your home while it’s on the market? You may think that staging is not an option for you. Now I can understand why you [...]
14 September 2010 - Staging Works! A Case Study
Last month we were asked to preview a beautiful but vacant modern loft in Playa Vista. The Realtor had recommended that the property be staged as soon as she got the listing, but the owner didn’t want to spend the money – and he wanted to price it for what he paid for it, not [...]
10 August 2010 - Los Angeles Stager Takes on a Santa Monica contemporary…for the second time!
In early 2008, I staged a beautiful vacant Santa Monica townhome. At the time, it was my favorite staging to date – very contemporary, hip and fun…not to mention, the agent wrote me the most glowing recommendation I’d ever gotten! As things go in the “small world” of Los Angeles real estate, the buyer’s agent [...]
13 July 2010 - Staging a Spanish Style Home in LA
Last week we had the pleasure of staging a beautiful Spanish style home for Russell Roney of Zip Realty. This amazing pool home was built in 1924 and still has many of the original period touches, but it has been updated with new paint throughout and a granite/stainless kitchen. You can’t beat the location where [...]
12 July 2010 - Los Angeles Stager Takes on a Santa Monica Bungalow
We just staged this beautiful home in Santa Monica for Rodeo Realty agent Revi Mendelsohn. The property was completely remodeled and is now ready for even the most discriminating buyer! 827 Wilson Place, Santa Monica Contact Revi Mendelsohn at 310-963-7384 for a showing. Hurry, this one will go fast!
10 July 2010 - Staging a Beautiful Los Angeles Craftsman
A couple of weeks ago we were contacted by investors who had meticulously renovated a gorgeous 1919 Craftsman home in Los Angeles. They had brought in a few accessories to add a homey feel to the property, but there was no furniture (save for a too-small dining room table). Not surprisingly, they weren’t getting the [...]
17 June 2010 - Culver City Staging Success Story
If you follow my blog, you may remember my recent post about Staging a Culver City home right in my own neighborhood. As a Home Stager in Los Angeles, it was such a pleasure to work so close to home! Well, I had to wait for it to close in order to share the good [...]
02 June 2010 - Staging a Prime Westwood Condo
Last week Stage to Sell was asked to transform a Westwood rental property into a prime condo, fit for its great location. First we recommended that the owner update the paint in the master bedroom and a few fixtures. Then we went to work bringing in furniture, art and accessories that would appeal to young [...]