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Case Study: Home Staging Changes A Seller’s Fortunes

It was shortly before the holiday season began, when my client packed up her gracious Central Park West apartment and moved to the West Coast.  After months of waiting for a buyer, and several hundred thousand dollars in price reductions, she was now ready to give...

Selling A Vacant House Could Leave Buyers Feeling Empty

I see it all the time.  A seller decides to move while their house is on the market and takes all of their furniture with them.  They see no problem with leaving the house empty.  In fact, they believe that it may even help the house sell faster. Outside of the seller...

3 Proven Ways To Brighten Up A Gloomy Property

When you’re trying to sell a property that feels dark and gloomy, it can seem almost impossible to attract buyers.  No buyers, means no offers.  Fortunately, there are some easy things you can change to brighten things up and make a more welcoming atmosphere for...

Case Study: Home Staging Is For The Buyer

Home Staging Project:  The seller of this one bedroom apartment decided to renovate before listing his property for sale, and took the advice of the broker to also stage the apartment to maximize his return. Scenario:  The seller understood the importance of staging,...

How To Talk To Home Sellers About Staging

Most sellers want to sell for top dollar and as quickly as possible.  Top real estate agents understand that in order for them to get a house sold in the shortest amount of time and for the most amount of money, the house has to show at its best.  Their tool of...