Tag Archives: Home Staging

Does your property brochure need a refresh for 2013?

When it comes to a property brochure for your home, you shouldn’t settle for anything but the crème de la crème. Your brochure is an essential tool that viewers will use to get a feel of the lifestyle they can … Continue reading

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In the bleak midwinter; staging your home for a winter sale

Winter brings with it many challenges, but selling your home during this season shouldn’t be one. House hunters still look around during the winter season, especially if they’re looking for a fresh start in the New Year. The nights may be darker … Continue reading

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5 Top Sources of Inspiration for Your Home

   

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What’s in your fridge?

It was a sweltering hot day in June and I was showing a young couple round a very sweet little flat in Kendal, Cumbria.   I was a rookie – only been in the job two weeks working for Barratts and … Continue reading

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Five places to go for inspiration when you’re selling

When you’ve been trying to sell your house for a while, it’s difficult to look at the way you’re presenting it with any objectivity; you’re just too close to it.  You can try asking family and friends, but chances are … Continue reading

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The sweet smell of success

Freshly brewing coffee? Baking bread?  Do they really work? In my opinion, these are just a little bit too obvious – and as such, will come across as you trying too hard.  However, it is true that the sense of … Continue reading

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What exactly IS home staging??

Home staging, or as it’s sometimes known, house dressing, has been with us now for over a decade.  Originating in the States, the formidable Anne Maurice brought the concept over in 1998 with her Channel 5 programme ‘House Doctor’ and … Continue reading

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7 must-buy home staging accessories

So you’ve chosen your estate agent, decided upon an asking price, and planned your launch date.  Your home is looking wonderful: carpets cleaned, and the whole house spring-cleaned.  All that remains is some finishing touches.  But what accessories represent the … Continue reading

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Best of the Best: Grand Design in Bath

This beautiful new build home in Bath is a real lesson in how to showcase a property for sale.  New homes can be difficult to market; either the builder risks trying to sell them empty, or invests in staging.  Really … Continue reading

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De-Cluttering is NOT a dirty word!

This blog post is courtesy of our Southern Consultant, Jo Jacob. De-clutterer extraordinaire! Sam and I have just had a heated discussion over the word “de-cluttering”.  Sam believed it implied that there was rubbish around peoples’ homes, and therefore our … Continue reading

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