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How to Get Your Clients On Board with Staging

YOU know that staging sells your listings for more money and faster. But, do your clients understand the importance of it? Real estate agents often come across clients who don’t care for home staging, calling it an unnecessary cost. But there is proof that staging works. Here are tips to help get sellers on board:… Read more »

Nervous about selling in December? Here are four reasons not to be.

Yes, it’s December and historically speaking, market activity usually dips this time of year. But I think we can all agree that nothing is really ordinary anymore, especially when it comes to real estate.    Records have been shattered, and trends are constantly being redefined. The numbers suggest that the supply (of available homes for… Read more »

Common Mistakes When Preparing to Sell Your Home

Focus on what matters. When preparing your home for sale, don’t get caught up in the unfinished basement or in a secondary bedroom closet, even if they are disasters. Start on the main areas, the kitchen and the master bedroom. Move to other spaces afterwards. Out with the old, and in with the new. Update… Read more »

Tips for Prepping Your Home for Sale

First Impressions are Lasting Impressions. Curb appeal is crucial to a good first impression, so you must ensure that your lawn is eye catching and in pristine condition. Mow the lawn, prune the bushes, trim trees and plant pretty flowers. Exterior Makeover. A tacky exterior will make potential buyers think that you haven’t properly maintained your home’s… Read more »

Stuff I’ve made for Staging – Part 2

…. and that I wish I could keep for myself! My latest creation is a fun one. As I was driving on a Tucker, GA street the other day, I spotted what others consider trash but I consider a treasure: a sweeeeeeet pallet! If you too spend a lot of your free time perusing Pinterest,… Read more »

Stuff I’ve made for Staging – Part 1

I said in my previous post, I LUUUV to make stuff. Especially stuff made with wood. This all started when Hubby and I decided to remove the carpets in our living/dining/play-rooms and to lay our own hardwood floors. As soon as we started installing the floor boards, it became clear to everyone involved that I… Read more »

Stage…or be Upstaged

Farris Dr

Firstly let me introduce myself. My name is Ilana Weismark and I am an ASP®, (Accredited Staging Professional). I was born in France and have lived in Atlanta for 13 years. I own and operate Ooh La La Home Staging, LLC, a Home Staging company catering to the Greater Atlanta region. Besides my family and… Read more »