The summer may be more than half way over, but it is not too late to create a fashionable yet functional patio or outdoor space to help you soak up the rest of the warmer months. In addition to serving as a great way to relax or entertain guests, patios are an extension of your home so it is important that they reflect your personal style.
A well-staged space can be a deal breaker or maker for potential homebuyers. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, staging can maintain or increase the selling price of a property and reduce its amount of time on the market by up to 50 percent.
Whether you are home staging, painting a new apartment, or giving your house a makeover, color schemes can present a problem when giving your home a spruce. You want your space to have enough variety that it is interesting, but you don’t want it to look like you used every color in the Crayola box.
When you are trying to sell your home, it is important to make it appear as spacious and inviting as possible. Rather than spending thousands of dollars on a professional home stager, many homeowners opt to stage their homes themselves. If you decide to go this route, here’s how to staging your home on the cheap.
Establishing curb appeal is an important part of the home staging process. After all, if a potential homebuyer isn’t impressed with the outside, it’s unlikely that they’re going to bother exploring the inside.
Bringing the outdoors inside is not a new concept in interior design, but the recent resurgence of this beautiful trend has brought with it some stunningly lovely, creative, and even quirky innovations on this earthy classic. In this week’s furniture blog, we’re focusing on classic examples and new twists on incorporating the outdoors into your home staging, furniture rental and interior design.
Your home staging efforts are almost complete. You’ve de-cluttered your main living areas. The front yard has that illustrious curb appeal. All of those extras are stored neatly out of sight–until a buyer wants to see the garage.
The hot summer months will have many of us inside at peak times of the day, lounging with a good book and an cold glass of iced tea. If you are a home stager, chances are, you’ll be reading about interior design or home staging tips. That’s because (let’s face it) home staging experts are a bit obsessed with making homes look welcoming and easy to embrace. Just for you, we have compiled a list of summer reading that should keep you inspired for years to come.