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Staging: Little things you can do that make a Big Difference

Posted by Maureen Scullion on January 01, 2021 in  Sell your home  Staging
Wash your windows: Washing the windows really does make a tremendous difference. It’s like trying to sell a diamond ring that’s encrusted with years of soap and life goo. Wouldn’t you have it professionally cleaned to get the best price possible? In fact, according to Money Magazine, the number one presale improvement that generates the best return on investment is having clean windows. They say the average return on window cleaning is 769%. If your windows are difficult to wash then pay a se... read more
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Home Staging: remove the Family Photos?

Posted by Maureen Scullion on February 12, 2020 in  Decorating  Staging
Should I remove all the family photos? HGTV says yes. Most blog posts say yes. I say...maybe.   Check out my youtube video on this topic for more examples: https://youtu.be/xLOVvnRX0Po   Now I have prepared many houses for sale.  I am tasked with telling the homeowners that they are going to have to remove all the photos of the kids in various stages of braces that are proudly featured on the wall going up the stairway. (Side note – I am almost always going to tell you to remove the art on sta... read more
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