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ILNRE: How Can You Maximize The Value When Selling Your House? Colleen Donovan Sets The Stage

June 20, 2016 | Posted by: Steve Dainard

Steve Dainard asks Colleen Donovan about how she gets houses sold quicker and for more money for her clients.

Colleen finds that a small percentage of Realtors and sellers are staging in the Niagara region.

Home Staging: a marketing tool to help sellers get their property solder faster and for a higher price. This takes personality out of the property, and appeal to the most number of people.

Decorating: putting your personality into the property.

Ask the Expert: What’s Involved With Staging?

  • home stagers create the flow of the property
  • contemporary furniture, clean lines, making a visual connection
  • draw the buyer’s attention to the property’s features
  • new younger realtors are starting to use staging as a marketing tool
  • sellers: lose the emotional connection to your property. Maximize its value with staging.
  • remedies will depend on the client, the property, and the budget

Armchair Quarterback: Qualities In a Home Stager?

  • creative
  • can communicate with Realtors
  • not aggressive
  • professional
  • portfolio on their website
  • check their references

Contact Colleen Donovan

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