Top 5 Living Rooms – Our Staging Favorites

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5715 Rose A collaboration design with Kruse Developments and EED, this new construction build was a perfect pairing of simple and intriguing. With light toned finishes throughout, it was the prime opportunity to bring in bold darks and trending blush tones. Matching swivel accent chairs brought in a fun pop while visually allowing the eye of buyers’ to continue through …

How To Stage Before The Holidays

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According to the Iowa Association of Realtors, in August 2020 there was a total of 4,448 listings sold with an average days on market of 56. Compare this to last winter in January 2020, the Iowa Associations of Realtors said there were only 2,132 listing sold with an average of 70 days on market. These numbers just show that from …

Why Utilizing Staging and Photography will Increase Showings Now!

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Today’s buyers look at properties online first, before committing their time to physically view a property. When buyers visit your home in person, an emotional connection is made with the home, and that is when sales happen. In order to get potential buyers to make the leap from viewing photos online to committing to a physical visit, you to need capture their …

Katie’s Corner – How To Successfully Sell Your Home

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When staging your property you need to focus on the overarching goal, to get this property sold for the most amount of money in the least amount of time! All personal feelings and preferences have to be put aside. Remember that once you decide to sell it is not your home, it is a property.     First and foremost, buyer’s look …

Katie’s Corner – Staging From All Four Corners

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During the staging process we are constantly thinking about the end result. How is this piece of furniture going to tie into the function of the space? Will this window treatment keep the room light and bright? There are many principles of design to keep in mind. To start stand in each corner and locate the best feature of the …

How to Make Your Home Stand Out During a Virtual Tour

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The real estate industry has been shifting to a digital landscape over the years, but no one expected the digital revolution to happen so quickly. We’re seeing the effects of COVID-19 on the US housing market, stay-at-home orders have brought most traditional open houses to a temporary halt, and in-person showings few and far between. But if you’re looking to sell your …

Katie’s Corner : Overcoming Problem Spaces

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When it comes to occupied properties, some rooms and spaces are trickier to stage than others. Such as: mudrooms, kitchens and closets. When in doubt, keep it clean and simple. Buyers are just like you, they understand that we all own a lot of “stuff.” They just don’t want to imagine YOUR stuff in THEIR new home.   Mudrooms are …

Open For Business

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Choose To Be Like Water Deciding to re-open Elizabeth Erin Designs, surviving in an unstable world, has provoked a lot of thought.  It has forced us to look at every facet of the way we conduct busies and focus on the two things we know about crises.  You can choose to be rigid like wood or you can choose to …