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 […]
Jennie Norris, President and CEO of StagedHomes.com is proud to introduce a new and improved insurance program designed specifically for ASP® Home Staging and ASP® Real Estate Agents. Jennie mentioned, “We are excited about the new relationship with CNA and KMRD Partners providing improved coverage, pricing and service to our Accredited Staging Professionals®.” “We are thankful for the opportunity to serve ASPs® with KMRD’s “Best […]
Virtual Staging – Selling a House is not the Time to Air Brush for Perfection by Jennie Norris, ASPM®, IAHSP®-Premier, President & CEO, Stagedhomes.com® In the world of fashion, models, Hollywood, and the media – much of what we see is not real. Lighting, clever stylists, and make-up can drastically alter the appearance of the […]
What’s the value we as ASPs® bring to the real estate transaction? With a plethora of online resources and other information channels, what do we offer Realtors® and consumers they cannot find elsewhere or do by themselves? We know what we offer, but do they know it? Are we telling them? How can we tell […]
Photos do help sell a house, but how do we know that the images and dimensions in a “virtually Staged room” are accurate? How can we be sure that certain flaws have not been removed? Since Buyers are not imaginative, can we trust that they can translate what is in a little photo to a large empty room?
In recent weeks I’ve come across a couple of online articles discussing what’s being referred to as Virtual Staging. Because I invented the concept of Home Staging, I was asked about my thoughts on Virtual Staging. I thought I’d take this opportunity to share my response. Virtual Staging is most often described as a service […]