‘Tis the season for holiday décor. But how do you incorporate it into a home for sale? Or should you decorate at all? At Ooh La La Home Staging, we believe that there’s a tasteful way to incorporate cheer without overdoing it and potentially turning off potential buyers. 1) Clean, clean, clean before decorating. … Read more »
Your ‘Home Buying in a Boom’ Checklist
Buying a home is probably one of the most significant purchases and decisions you’ll ever make—especially in this ultra-competitive real estate market. No pressure, right? While the process may seem daunting, it’s completely doable when the correct planning and research are done ahead of time. Dream Big. Keep it Real. There’s a difference between wants… Read more »
Everyday Decluttering Tips That Keep Your Home Show Ready (Even if You’re Not Moving)
There’s a beautiful world of freedom hiding behind the clutter that lives in many homes. And having the power to enjoy your space (whether you plan on listing or not) allows you to feel organized and and decreases stress levels. (1) Start with 5 minutes. Yep, just 5 minutes. Just set your alarm clock and… Read more »
10 Ways to Connect Emotionally Through Staging
Purchasing a home is in itself an extremely emotional experience. Whether buyers are looking for their very first starter home or their dream forever home, they need to imagine their lives happening inside of the space being sold. So how do you leave buyer’s saying, “As soon as we walked through the doors, we knew… Read more »
Selling This Spring? Think Small with Renovations.
Remember the first time you saw the home you’re now selling—it probably wasn’t perfect, but it was a place where you could see yourself living and loving. And now that it’s time to move on, it’s up to you to provide that feeling of excitement all over again. Fortunately, selling doesn’t have to mean spending… Read more »
Baby it’s cold outside. Check out four ways for your home (and you) to weather winter.
The holidays are over (sad face) and now we’re just counting the days until spring temps arrive. It’s cold, getting dark early, and well, there’s not a whole lot to do. Ooh La La Home Staging’s solution? Embrace the hibernation and use this time of year to cozy up your home both physically and metaphorically…. Read more »
THANK YOU + Tips for the Thanksgiving Table
PULL UP A SEAT, OOH LA LA IS CHANGING TRADITIONS. This thanksgiving is going to look different for most of us. Instead of crowding around a table and sharing our favorite foods, we’re staying distant from many of our loved ones and halting travel. Fortunately, there are still ways to enjoy the spirit of the… Read more »
New Home for the Holidays? Signs Point to Yes.
If 2020 has demonstrated anything (besides the fact that we’re never giving up stretchy pants), it’s that the way we live is forever changed. And the flow of real estate trends is proving no different. Families are in their homes all. the. time. And while some are busy fixing up their spaces, many are looking… Read more »
Should You Stage for The Seasons? Obviously.
While it’s always important to keep a neutral palate when staging homes, it’s equally as vital to capture every season through colors and textures to evoke feelings from home buyers. Fall: As the temperatures outside begin to cool down, stage your home to feel warm and cozy. Change out lighter-colored throw blankets to earth-toned ones…. Read more »
It’s time to re-cozy (yes, that’s a word) your bedroom for sweet dreams.
It’s time to re-cozy (yes, that’s a word) your bedroom for sweet dreams. You’re getting sleeeepy, very, very sleeeeepy. Or are you wide awake most nights due to stress? These are difficult times, which can lead to some very sleepless nights. In a recent study, 76.8% of participants stated that… Read more »