Posts Tagged "property stylists"

Discounting services vs value adding

Posted by on Jun 26, 2011 in Blogs | 5 comments

Discounting services vs value adding

With the housing market in a quiet patch at the moment, how does a home stager make a living? Well the fact is that we property presenters should love and relish the challenge that this market presents us. It’s a way to really show what we can do to present our client’s property in a much better light than the competitive home down the road. But in a competitive market, we are also competing against fellow home stagers, a lessening in spend by the vendor and real estate agents who want to ensure that they are getting as much value for money through recommending your services to...

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Where to prioritise spending on a home staging project?

Posted by on May 25, 2011 in Blogs | 9 comments

Where to prioritise spending on a home staging project?

The eternal question is, where do the vendors stop spending and start selling? There has to be a point where the property can stand on its own without any further adjustment, but at what point is a property truly ready to be inspected by the buying market? When we as home stagers inspect a property, process of staging or preparing a home begins the minute a home stager hits the footpath of the property and we are looking for opportunities to enhance the positive aspects of the home. Any changes to the home cost someone money, so our focus must definitely be on these opportunities that will...

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