Ask the Home Stager: Why Does Furniture Help Sell Homes?

What is it about a vacant home that makes buyers struggle to connect with it?  You'd think that with a clean slate, potential buyers would be able to see it's true potential.  Interestingly enough though, the opposite is actually true.  A house void of furniture and accessories can feel empty and … [Read more...]

Home Staging “Post-Listing” in Austin, Texas

Consider this scenario:  Your home has been on the market unstaged for 3 months.  You've had multiple showings, a few lowball offers, and have already reduced your listing price by $10,000.  Is it worth staging your home now, after you've lost money and your home has lost the freshness of a "new" … [Read more...]

Front Porch Staging in Austin, Texas

We've all heard about the importance of "curb appeal" when selling our homes.  What potential buyers see from the street can decide whether they'll even cross your threshold. Tidy yards, trimmed bushes and clean driveways are all positive assets.  But it doesn't stop there.  If you really want to … [Read more...]