Excited to have another transformation project featured in Toronto Life! This is a great example of how families, home-sellers, home-stagers, and realtors can collaborate and work as a team for a great outcome. Please comment and let us know what you think! https://torontolife.com/real-estate/houses/stager-totally-transformed-aging-newmarket-bungalow/ … [Read more...] about Toronto Life: HomeStaging Transformation
Lots of work behind the scenes has resulted in great news for the LPHome Custom Pillow store! Here's the latest: In addition to the luxurious 22"x22" square, we are now offering a versatile rectangular shape (20"x14") This is perfect on chairs, beds, and provides a more modern look on sofas. All pillows are customizable to have a feature fabric, and a soft co-ordinating back - or the … [Read more...] about Custom Toss Cushions: New Prices, New Sizes, New Fabrics!
(Article published in Toronto Life,BY LISA COXON | DECEMBER 22, 2017) Address: Vine Cliff Boulevard, Markham Listed for: $885,000 Sold for: $1,030,000 The property A semi-detached, 2,100-square-foot home with three bedrooms and three bathrooms, located near Vine Cliff Park, just off the 404 in Markham. It’s a short drive from three elementary schools. After the property was staged, it sold … [Read more...] about How a stager made a Markham house look like a home in just a few hours
The world of Real Estate is comprised of many different types of properties. Aside from the basics (condo, semi, detached, urban, etc), there are the sub-categories of standard/builder grade, executive, and custom/luxury. These categories can intermingle – there can be an 1800sqft luxury urban condo, just as there can be a 4000sqft standard / builder “executive” style home. Size doesn’t … [Read more...] about Luxury Properties: A Special Kind of Expertise
Lori Pedersen’s journey into staging Staging before and after On this episode of The Chaise Lounge, one of the top interior design podcasts, Nick chats with Lori Pedersen, a Canadian home stager. Lori talks about how she got into home staging, what her business looks like today, and even answers some audience questions. Lori Pedersen has been a certified home stager for four and a half … [Read more...] about Staging Success with Lori Pedersen
One of the more challenging recommendations stagers give to sellers is to remove all draperies. Sellers often hesitate saying, “All the draperies?” The brief answer is yes—unless privacy is an issue. “Oh, but we paid $28,000 for them!” And we understand, truly; however, they were for the homeowners’ living enjoyment in this property. They only had a $28,000 value to the owners at the time they … [Read more...] about Draperies are for Dwelling, Not For Selling