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Outdoor furniture

Outdoor furniture We typically don’t do a lot of staging outdoors since outdoor furniture is very expensive and does not last long! It lasts about a season or two which makes it costly for everyone in the end ...

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Shift in the market & staging homes

Shift in the market & staging homes December and January felt like a standstill, but has picked up since mid-February! It depends on the price point of the property, as homes or condos that are listed lower tend...

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Consultations before staging

Consultations before staging There are certain criteria that need to be done before we step into the home and get the furniture in. 90% of the work is done before the instalment such as; cleaning, decluttering,...

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What traits do you look for when hiring new personnel?

Stager’s Corner - What traits do you look for when hiring new personnel? The two main things we look for when hiring someone are; an eye for design and somebody who is willing to work and and get their...

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Home Gyms & what to do with them

Home Gyms & what to do with them If you have a designated area that is a home gym (typically found in the basement) there is no need to change anything. If you have a peloton or free weights in a bedroom or...

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Sports memorabilia

Sports memorabilia If there are sports memorabilia in a bedroom, basement, or somewhere that is not in the main areas of the home then it’s fine. You don’t want memorabilia in the living room, primary...

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Does your staging style and strategy change depending on the seasons?

Does your staging style and strategy change depending on the seasons? These days, we’re not sure how long a project is going to live so we don’t add specific pieces that emphasize winter,❄️ spring etc....

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Do you recommend any scent when staging a home

I would not put anything that is too overpowering in a home that is listed for sale because other people who walk through the home may not like it. I would choose a very subtle scent in the home, even during...

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How do plants factor into your staging process?

Stager’s Corner - How do plants factor into your staging process? We don’t use real plants because we don’t have people on site to water them, they can get lost, or they can die. But if a seller already...

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How have the interest rate increases affected your business?

- How have the interest rate increases affected your business? There is zero predictability anymore! Sometimes we see listings sell in under 30 days, others will extend and others won’t. It seems that what we...

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