We’ve all seen a home that has made us wish to have that look in our home.  That is what your goal should be … to APPEAL!  Not REPEL!  Decorating to live and decorating to sell are very different approaches.  But, decorating to sell can also be informative and helpful in making your next home more comfortable to live in!  That is where a home staging professional can help you sell your home AND define your style.

It’s just logical that we grow accustomed to our home and no longer have an objective opinion about how it looks, functions or smells.  It’s home and that is all we end up caring about.  We have so much going on keeping up with all of the schedules that families have, that our homes fall on the back burner.

Another concept that sellers often fall into is: “I don’t want to spend any more money on this house, I just want to get out.”  Hmmm… that begs the questions, “what are your running from?”, “are you tired of caring for your property?”  I always use a term that business owners know to be true… “you often has to spend money to make money!”  This is imperative to understand.  Investing what is needed in your home to show your home has been cared for translates to buyers and the opinions they form of your home… ahem… their future home. Read more