Home Staging

5 Things NOT to Worry About Before Photo Day When You’re Selling Your House

Posted on Sep 23, 2020 in Home Staging

I know it’s common for home stagers and real estate agents to talk about the things you should do to get ready for listing photos if you are putting up homes for sale as well as luxury apartments or furnished apartments for rent.

Here, though, I’m going to provide a bit of relief and talk about 5 things you don’t have to worry about before photo day...

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Three Common Montreal Home Staging Myths

Posted on Oct 05, 2010 in Home Staging

These 3 common home staging myths are based on my experience staging and selling Montreal West Island homes.  Please note that I am NOT an international expert on home staging and real estate, nor do I play one on TV…at least not yet LOL.

That being said, in the years that I have been staging and selling Montreal West Island homes, I have come across...

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Adding Some Life to a Home: Montreal Home Staging Before and After Pictures

Posted on Jun 17, 2010 in Home Staging

I’ve got some Montreal home staging before and after pictures for you here. These come from a Montreal West Island home staging project we recently did. The home sold after 6 weeks on the market, which was great considering it was in the $500,000+ range where homes generally take longer to sell.

It was another real estate agent’s listing, but I was...

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The Difference Between Montreal Home Staging and Interior Decorating

Posted on Jun 03, 2010 in Home Staging

What is the difference between Montreal home staging and interior decorating?

As a Montreal home stager and Montreal real estate broker, where home staging is still a relatively new concept, I’m often asked, “What’s the difference between home staging and interior decorating?”

There are many, not the least of which is the fact that interior decoratin...

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Quick Fix for a Stuffed Dining Room

Posted on May 06, 2010 in Home Staging

We run into a lot of properties in Montreal’s West Island real estate market that have more furniture than they can handle. This was one of them. Among other rooms we tackled in our Montreal home staging of this property, the dining room was over-stuffed and didn’t show off all of the available space.

Here’s a home staging tip: Remove the top half o...

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Please STOP IT with the cheap, DIY laminate floors!

Posted on May 04, 2010 in Home Staging

Did I say that loud enough? Seriously. Stop with the cheap, DIY laminate floor, people!

I’ve been showing Montreal West Island homes to my buyers for the past month. And I cannot get over the number of crappy, self-installed, cheap laminate floors we’ve seen!

Try to make sure that you are contact an experts from Octopus Skirting for such tasks. If yo...

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