By on April 6th, 2016

5 Keys To Picking the Perfect Home Stager

The average home sells in 90 to 120 days. A well staged home can sell faster, and can create the right environment to receive multiple offers. A well staged home will wow prospective buyers – eliciting an emotional reaction.  A home that’s staged by expert home stagers allows buyers to envision themselves in the home. … Continued

By on September 9th, 2015

Home Staging in a Sellers Market

The real estate market is really hot right now. For many this is a sellers market. Listings in several areas of the country are moving quickly and at a considerable premium over the past several years. Does home staging really make a difference when homes are selling quickly and prices are on the rise? The answer might surprise … Continued

By on July 11th, 2015

Home Staging Consultation vs Preview

What is the difference between a home staging consultation and a home staging preview? Our home staging team gets this question often, so here are a few tips from the White Orchid Network.

By on June 3rd, 2015

Advertising in Staged Homes

How do you get the word out about your home staging company? Do you advertise online, directly in real estate offices, or with flyers in the homes you have staged? We often encounter real estate agents or homeowners that are reluctant to let us market or advertise our staging services within our staged homes. Can we find a common ground?

By on April 7th, 2015

Send Me Photos of Each Piece, Please!

Have you ever had a real estate agent or homeowner ask that question? You have worked hard to win the client’s trust. You have previewed the property and sent over a detail proposal for home staging services. You even included example photos of your work in a home that is similar in price or design style … and then you receive that specific request: “Can you send me a photo of each furniture piece you intend to use to stage my home?” This classic question poses several challenges, however, including some of the following touch points.

By on April 5th, 2015

Home Staging Costs – Pricing 101

Lauren Matthews – Design Director for White Orchid Interiors – discusses one of the hottest topics among home staging industry insiders. We have all asked this seemingly difficult and frustrating question, “How do I price a project to account for my time, my inventory and other expenses involved in running my home staging business?” Well, look no further and stay tuned to future posts for additional insights on how to price home staging projects.

By on March 10th, 2015

Colorado’s Best Agents

Staging is one of the most important things you can do to help sell your home for the best price possible. But home staging along can’t get people in the door to see how wonderful your home is. Without a great real estate agent who has a proven track record of selling success, you may … Continued

By on October 17th, 2014

Decorating for Autumn

Decorating for Autumn The leaves are crisp, the air is chilled, pumpkins abound and straw becomes an acceptable form of home decor. It is hard not to love everything that comes with the autumn season. We enjoy this time of year and decided to focus this week’s home staging blog post on autumn decorating ideas we found … Continued