Virtual Reality versus Actual Reality in Real Estate

by Jennie Norris, IAHSP Chairwoman, Owner of Sensational Home Staging – We Stage Colorado Virtual Reality can be traced back to 1935 as a science fiction and movie tool that was not used in the real estate industry to any major effect until about 3 years ago when Matterport hit the scene. The idea of […]

Five Tips to Sell your Property Fast

On a scale of 1-10, how desperate are you to move into your new home? When it comes to moving into a new property, chances are you want to do so in a specific time. However, there are important factors that would affect your move, a crucial one being how soon you can sell off […]

Why a Professionally Staged Home Makes a Difference When Selling

When it is time to sell a home, you must have it staged professionally. There are several reasons why hiring a knowledgeable stager is the best plan. Here is a list of the reasons that staging your home for the real estate market is recommended by experts. Make Your Rooms Look Larger Potential buyers want […]

3 Fundamental Tips to Successfully Sell Waterfront Properties

    Image source   Many homeowners thought that they could easily get a ‘yes’ from potential buyers after putting their waterfront house on sale. While the idea of ‘living by the water’ can set your home on higher demand, there are still other more crucial factors that can influence a client’s interest. Regardless of […]

4 Last Minute Tips to Prepare for Your Home Staging

When you are finally ready to put your home on the market, you want it to look its best. In fact, you want your property to beat out the competition when shoppers come to visit. Hopefully you have had the house updated to ensure everything is in good working order. Before the homebuyers come by […]

Preparing to List Your Home? 4 Design Changes to Make That Will Appeal to Anyone

  Listing your residential property can signify the start of an exciting new period in your life. If you want to encourage the home sale process to go smoothly, you should consider making a few key design changes. There are a number of design adjustments you can make that may lead to a home that’s […]

6 Steps for Success When Selling Your First Home

When you moved into your first home, you were overwhelmed with joy. But now, you’ve decided that it’s time to continue your life journey at a new location. Before you put the “for sale” sign out front, there’s a few things you’ll want to know about selling your first home. Here’s a 6-step guide that […]

How Realtors Can Learn How to Include Staging as Part of Their Business Offerings

Working as a realtor can be enriching and fun. It can be a superb career option for people who are passionate about aiding others. It can be just as superb a career path for those who are enthusiastic about properties of all kinds. Home staging is a big aspect of working as a successful and […]

Where Do I Belong? Answering the Questions Surrounding Home Staging Industry Associations and the Future

The home staging industry was birthed in 1972 and it was not until 1999 that any sort of organized entity was formed to help guide the industry. The first industry association, The International Association of Home Staging Professionals® (IAHSP®), was started by the Founder of the industry as an entity to help guide the industry […]

A Guide to Cleaning Your Bathroom and Making It Look Brand New

Bathrooms are often key rooms in a home, as they are frequently visited by any guests you may have. These rooms can make a huge impact on a person’s overall impression of your home, especially for individuals who suffer large amounts of social anxiety when it comes to using public bathrooms. When a person walks […]