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Don’t Make These Mistakes when Designing your Home - You Will Regret Them

One of the most common tips when selecting design elements for your new home or remodeling project is to choose ‘timeless’ finishes.  While excellent advice for the longevity of your investment, it can at times feel boring and you may choose a few ways to add interest.

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Selling Your Home? 5 Easy Tips to Keep it Show-Ready at All Times

Selling a home is stressful!  You have a lot to do just to get your home ready for photos - things like basic repairs, a new coat of paint and staging your home to appeal to the most buyers.  You want to style it so that the home feels new - buyers don't want to inherit...

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Protect Your Privacy before you Put Your Home on the Market to Sell

Getting your home ready to sell? Before putting your home on MLS and scheduling showings, be sure you protect your privacy.

You know you need to repair anything around the house that’s broken, fix cosmetic blemishes, and clean your home thoroughly. Maybe you have researched and learned a...

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3 Top Mistakes to Avoid when Staging your Home to Sell

Staging sounds so easy:  Declutter your home, clean it thoroughly, and fix anything that’s broken (& maybe roll on some fresh paint). But that’s not all there is to it! 

When preparing to sell, you need to understand the psychology of the buyer. Think about what...

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Adding Wood Beams to Your Home for Architectural Interest

When decorating, it's easy to forget that adding architectural interest like wood trim or beams can instantly increase the perceived quality of your home.  The furniture and decor can remain a neutral canvas and act as a supporting role, letting the architecture have the...

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Should I Hire an Interior Designer or Decorate my Home Myself?

If the design of your home is important to you, and you have an interest in interior decorating, you should consider starting the process yourself.  You may not think you have a creative muscle in your body, but if you have the desire, I promise it's there, just waiting to be...

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The Difference between Decorating and Staging a Home

There is a big difference between Decorating a home to live, versus Staging a home to sell.  

Decorating is making your home best suited for your design style & personalizing it to function with your everyday life.  You want your home to tell the story of who lives there, what you...

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Chart: Home Decorating vs. Staging a Home to Sell

Not sure what the difference is between Decorating your home and Staging your home to sell? This chart might help clear things up!

Decorating is all about personalizing your home to fit you. Telling your story. Staging is about de-personalizing - helping buyers picture themselves living there...

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