Category Archive for "Ottawa Home Staging Tips"

Declutter

So You Have Decluttered – Does This Mean Your House is Staged?

Declutter seems to be the popular “buzz word” when it comes to the perception of what a staged house entails!  However, I have found that what this means greatly varies from person to person.  First of all, Staging a house for…

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Looking At the Outside – First Impression

Prospective Buyer’s first impression of your house and property is of course the outside; the condition, style and esthetics of the house itself and the property. Again there are many things that can be done to improve and enhance the “curb…

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The three Most Important Inside Areas of Your Home – the Foyer, the Kitchen and the Bathroom

When Prospective buyers step inside your house they immediately size it up as yay or nay! The foyer conveys a lot of information about your house to buyers. They get a “feel” for your house right then and there and…

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Storage Cabinets/Closets

It is well known that most prospective Buyers value ample storage spaces. (Maybe this is one of the reasons you are moving!). If your house is somewhat lacking in this department, then paying attention to cabinets and closets is in…

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Furniture and Arrangement

How you arrange your furniture and how much you have within your house impact greatly on prospective buyers’ opinion of your house.  Too much furniture makes most rooms appear small and cramped.  Go through each room and keep only the…

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Take Care of Smells!

Whaatt?  Yes every house has a distinctive smell!  Some are barely noticeable, some are comforting and some are downright offensive!  If you have pets, budding athletes,  creative cooks or let your house get really “dirty” you may have an offensive…

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Small House Updates that Have Big Impact

Preparing your house for sale doesn’t always have to be expensive especially if you have been caring for your house all along.  Small house updates like new hardware on cabinets in both the kitchen and bathrooms, new vent register covers,…

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9 Daring Colours for your Front Door

I found an amazing article on Houzz and thought I would share it. Here is an excerpt: “I’m a firm believer that you can paint your front door just about any color you like and make it work. It’s all…

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Lighten Up!

People value privacy.  I get that!  However, when selling your house, blinds and layer upon layer of sheers and draperies only serve to darken and shrink a room and obstruct the views outside.  A room flooded with natural light appears…

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Re-Paint Your House Before Selling

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