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How to Define Your Buyer When Staging Your Home for Sale

Posted by Karen Schaefer on May 5, 2015 at 7:59am 0 Comments

When preparing your home for sale, it’s important to define who the potential buyer will be. You want to stage your home specifically for them so they feel loved and feel engaged in each scene.  So how do you get to know your customer or buyer?  Generally speaking, most staging is just a blank slate. People will come in with a little boilermaker template and they’ll continually stage the same way without stopping to ask who’s going to…

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Steps for Cleaning Your Home When Preparing to Sell

Posted by Karen Schaefer on April 28, 2015 at 11:50am 0 Comments

The first thing you always want to do when getting ready to sell your house is to make sure the entire home is clean within an inch of its life. Clean every single part of the entire house. Most of the time, because we’re used to living in our own dirt and with our own stuff, we don’t realize that things aren’t clean; we don’t realize that we haven’t cleaned light fixtures, baseboards or heating vents. We’ve just lived with it for so long that we…

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The Best Way to Get Organized and Packed When Selling Your Home

Posted by Karen Schaefer on April 21, 2015 at 1:16pm 0 Comments

 Organizing and packing can really make your move so much easier if, when you decide to stage with love, you also decide to pack with love. You can get very, very organized and prepared to move by simply getting ready in advance. So if you go through your house you may have all sorts of amazing artifacts that you’ve collected throughout your travels, photos, knickknacks, books and such. I am sure they are absolutely gorgeous so you can leave out a dozen pieces and pack the rest so buyers can…

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What To Do With Your Tweener or Teenager’s Room When Selling Your Home

Posted by Karen Schaefer on April 13, 2015 at 7:37am 0 Comments

Getting ready to sell your home?  What do you do with your tweener or teenager’s room to make it presentable for all those showings?  A tweener room is for a child somewhere between 7 to 13 years old.  Depending upon your area, this room may be for a Tweener or a Teenager. If you already have furniture in the room, then simply use the furniture in the room.  If you don’t have furniture, you can use a big beanbag chair or two smaller beanbag chairs,…

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Choosing the Right Scent When Selling Your Home

Posted by Karen Schaefer on April 6, 2015 at 7:40am 0 Comments

What does your front door look like?  Is it a good experience for your potential buyers? Is it clean? Is it attractive? In what condition is the door handle? The front door is your first opportunity to give the buyer a good experience. That is really what this is all about, the experience for your buyer.  The right experience will lead to a sale. In adding to each experience, you might add one special extra touch right there at the front door. One of the things I really like to make sure…

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When it comes to preparing your home to sell quickly, here is some very basic advice.If it’s dirty, CLEAN it.If it’s messy, TIDY it.If it’s cluttered, ELIMINATE it.If it’s smelly, REFRESH it.If it’s dated, REPLACE it.If it’s broken, FIX it.If it’s the wrong color, PAINT it.If it’s too personal, REMOVE it.If it’s vacant, FURNISH it.If it’s drab, make it FAB!…See More
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