Little Black "domicile"! virtual interior design

How To Stage A Home & Appeal To The Majority Of Buyers

Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Buyer!

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As full service interior designers, we love projects that have clearly defined goals and definite timelines.  Assisting homeowners, and their real estate professionals, stage a home to appeal to the majority of buyers are these very projects!

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The Secret To Successfully Staging A House To Sell

Yes!  We Want To Live Here!

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The best real estate agents know using an interior designer to prepare a property for market is an important tool in their box.  But what is the secret that designers use to always make every staging successful?

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Selling A Home… Are You Reaching The Right Buyers?

 Marketing A Lifestyle Sells A Home

 

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The spring real estate season is fast approaching and your buyer is scrolling thru listings right now.  Yes, this is often the best time to place a house on the market. However, it can also be the most competitive time and your home has to appeal to a buyer quickly.  Real estate agents have a standard list of what to do to prepare a home for sale.  Our design firm has assisted clients buying, and selling, homes for too many years to count.  Join us, this Friday, as we show you our Favorite way to market a home!

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Good Interior Design Starts With What You Already Own

Is Your Home Out Of Balance?

Something Is Out Of Balance In This Blue Marble Living Room via Vogue

Often in a home, that we otherwise love, there is a design feature that is a little “off”.  Something that just does not feel right to us.  The marble in the photo above could be one such feature.  Although there are some cool furnishings in this room, I’m not getting the urge to cuddle up yet.  Is the marble just “too blue”?  Is a costly renovation in the future?

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When Is A House Not A Home?

As Soon As A Homes Goes To Market

It Becomes A House

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The minute you consider placing your home on the market is when it needs to become a house again.  It was just a house when you purchased or built it.  It was a business transaction, and a very important one in your life.  After the purchase is when this mere piece of architecture became your home, filled to the brim with your memories and your personalities.  When you decide to pass this house onto someone else, you must look at it as a business transaction, a very large one that you want to be successful.  You are not selling your memories.  Your memories will go with you.  Read more…

When Is A House Not A Home…

White Brick Front Porch, Gas Lanterns, Boxwood Planters At Entry, Plank Window Shutters, Double Door Entry, Rockers On The Porch
via Better Homes & Gardens

As Soon As It Goes To Market

The minute you consider placing your home on the market is when it needs to become a house again.  It was just a house when you purchased or built it.  It was a business transaction, and a very important one in your life.  After the purchase is when this mere piece of architecture became your home, filled to the brim with your memories and your personalities.  When you decide to pass this house onto someone else, you must look at it as a business transaction, a very large one that you want to be successful.  You are not selling your memories.  They get to go with you.  Read more…

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