Home staging services, one of the many relocation-related products offered by CORT, were on utilized during a recent episode of NBC’s The Celebrity Apprentice, proof that this growing industry continues to gain mainstream support. During the episode, contestants on the popular reality show, including celebrities Cyndi Lauper and Holly Robinson Peete, were charged with the task of staging an apartment in New York. In order to find the appropriate furnishings, they turned to CORT, the renowned furniture rental and relocation services provider. After selecting the furniture necessary to create a “New York zen” feel, they outfitted the apartment and staged it. (For a more in-depth treatment of how home staging was used during the episode, along with more about CORT and its array of offerings, read the affiliated press release.) Home staging is a relatively new practice, but as Lauper and Peete might be able to attest, it can be a highly effective one when done effectively. The process of home staging refers to renting furniture to place in an empty house or apartment in anticipation of prospective buyers or renters coming by to check the place out. The benefits of such a practice are twofold: First, when approached with …
If you’re planning on making a move, even if it’s (theoretically) next door, writing up a moving checklist is an absolute must. Done right, such a list will help you organize your tasks in a handy, one-glance format, so you can be sure you won’t be forgetting anything. Going along with that, it’s always easy to add additional items to the list as you think of them or as they become important. This list is quite useful, and will help virtually anyone in virtually any moving situation. Nevertheless, there are ways to tailor it to your specific needs. Say you’re moving from the happening Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago and you’ve got your heart set on one of those Austin apartments in the beautiful Hyde Park area, which gives you a little more room to stretch out, since it’s somewhat less dense than a central neighborhood in a truly large world city. Since you’ll be having more space, you might want to add elements to this list, such as “buy furniture.” If you were making the opposite move, where you’ll be downsizing your current living situation, you might want to add list items more like “visit donation center” to unload …
Looking for quality furniture in Dallas if you’re new to the city can be a bit of a challenge.
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If you’re planning a move, worrying about rental furniture is not likely to be on the top of your impressive to-do list, but it’s likely in there somewhere.