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The third house I staged!

This is a lovely townhouse in Hunt Club but the L-shaped dining room was a bit of a challenge and the client had oversized furniture. I solved that by creating a couple of different focal points: the art is all … Continue reading

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Renovating an investment condo – Day 24 – FINISHED!

My investment condo is finished and I think it’s an amazing transformation. The room that is most changed, I have to say, is the laundry room. That’s the one that had all the crazy venting, electrical  and plumbing issues. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Renovating an investment condo- Day 20 – Glitches!

Tuesday was one of those glitchy days where you have to think creatively to get around problems, but we figured them all out and made a lot of progress on Wednesday. Chad, the plumber, came back to move the drainpipe … Continue reading

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Renovation Tweaks #MyInvestmentCondo

As I start to get a handle on the costs of this project (I’m renovating an investment condo), I’m having to make some tweaks. For example,  I’d spent around $ 750 for bathroom tiles in a hexagonal marble that I really … Continue reading

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Before and After – Staging a House for Resale

As a realtor, I often have to stage a home to get it ready for resale. This one has great bones, but it had been on the market for quite a while with a different agent. The owner approached me … Continue reading

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Selling a Staged Property!

Updated Feb 11/2013: This property sold in only three days! It was listed last Friday, and we had an unconditional offer on Sunday – after some very friendly back-and-forth about price, the deal went firm today. Happy buyer, very happy seller – … Continue reading

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# 7 – Getting a house ready for sale – TIP: Use a pro for your photos!

I loaded my new listing yesterday, which means  inputting all the information about room sizes, taxes, condo fees, features, etc. As soon as a listing is  broker-loaded (meaning I do the inputting, rather than the real estate board), we are allowed to add a maximum of … Continue reading

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