From the Back Cover
Make your home stand out, sell faster, and bring in more money!
Want to have homebuyers knocking down your door? This no-nonsense, practical guide shows you how to make improvements room by room and generate a higher profit in the most cost- and time-effective way. You'll see how — and why — to eliminate clutter, make repairs, arrange furnishings, pave the way for buyers to make an emotional connection to your house, and much more to get top dollar!
Discover how to:
Make the improvements that buyers want
Clear out the clutter
Show off your home's best features
Woo buyers with curb appeal
Depersonalize and neutralize each room
Get rooms photo ready
About the Author
Christine has received many industry awards; among the most recent is the 2007 Real Estate Staging Association Staging Innovator of the Year. Christine has coauthored the Home Staging Business Guide e-book and countless articles in industry trade publications, like Canada’s Real Estate Magazine. She is editor and contributing writer for the staging industry trade magazine Staging Standard. She has acted as subject matter expert for CE Network, an online staging program for real estate agents, and an assortment of other real estate one-day programs. She is a platform speaker with thousands of hours dedicated to the staging industry. For information about her staging background go to www.christinerae.com.
Jan Saunders Maresh is a nationally known journalist and television personality specializing in sewing and home decor. Home sellers and real estate agents bank on her training as a Certified Staging Professional, Certified One-Day Decorator, and a Certified Dewey Color Instructor and her more than 25 years of design experience. Jan is also the bestselling author of 15 books, including Sewing For Dummies, Second Edition (Wiley, 2004).
In 2005, Saunders Maresh founded Naked Room Solutions, a home staging and interior redesign company. She speaks for Realtors and teaches home decorating, staging, and color classes at national industry events, paint and fabric stores, and home furnishing and design centers.