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What’s It Worth To You?

Should you remodel before selling? Remodeling Magazine’s 2018 Cost vs. Value Report provides some valuable advice when weighing the decision to move forward with or abandon your upgrade or remodel project. According to the report, garage door replacements recoup costs at a much higher return than the 20 other remodeling projects that the study compared. Garage… 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 »