Staging is so SO important! In this interview I talk to Carolyn Pilla, professional photographer and owner of CP Creations, about her thoughts on staging. We talk about paint colors, accent walls, items to include and items not to include (ie things with eyes) and more! Check out this video to see what she has to say!
Prepare your space for listing and thoughts about paint colors.
How should a seller prepare their home for photos and what are some new trends in Real Estate Photography for 2020?
I just completed Nala's big girl room - I would love to hear what you think and I would love to help you if you are buying or selling a home! Here is what I did in her room:
If you are selling a home, staging your home will help it sell for top dollar!! It's true that neutral colors are usually best in the main living spaces of a home, but having a kid's bedroom with personality like this one can make your house more memorable. Here are 4 tips for getting a child's room ready if you are selling your home:
Sometimes it's hard to picture how much a few updates can transform a space! I had these before and after pictures taken of a duplex we bought this year on Kingshighway in St Louis.
For around $2,000 we were able to make the entire space much more appealing - we had a contractor paint all the rooms in a warm greige, update the light fixtures, and hang curtains up in one bedroom and the living room. This transformation cost approximately $2000 including labor and materials - money well spent if you are selling or renting your home. :)
If you are considering selling, I can help you give your home the "wow" factor it needs for an effortless sale - a consultation is always FREE!
What’s wrong with this picture?? If you are selling your house, two things for sure!
First of all, and I can’t emphasize this enough, you must hire a professional if you are serious about selling your home. The chances are slim to none that the future owner of your home will not be online house-stalking before they actually pick the homes they want to see. If they don’t like how your home looks online, you may miss a potential sale!!
Second, staging is imperative to get top dollar. It doesn’t have to take long, and it doesn’t have to cost much! For example, let’s take the master bathroom – here are a few quick things you can do to get this room ready for photos: