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Say No to Granite

August 14th, 2011 · 7 Comments

You can say I’ve seen a few homes over the years and it’s always refreshing when you see a new concept starting to unfold in design. For the longest time it was commonly perceived as granite countertops being benchmarks of luxury in a home. They’re so prevalent that it’s no longer special in my eyes. […]

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Staging is Essential

December 30th, 2010 · Comments Off on Staging is Essential

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How To Stage a Living Room

December 15th, 2010 · Comments Off on How To Stage a Living Room

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A Free Lamp for Scoop Readers

May 20th, 2009 · 8 Comments

I want to thank everyone for checking out the Scoop the past couple of years, so I teamed up with CSN Lighting to give away this gorgeous lamp designed by Carolyn Kinder for free. It’s beautiful with it’s light bronze finish, black matte accents, and Sienna crackle fabric bell shade. It’s been crafted by the […]

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IceStone the New Granite?

September 25th, 2008 · 5 Comments

I don’t know about you, but I walk through a lot of houses here in Dr. Phillips and Windermere and it seems like every house has granite counter tops now. According a an AP article, 40% of new homes included granite counter tops. Personally, I’m getting tired of seeing it everywhere. What used to be […]

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Tags: Green Homes · Home Staging · Homes of the Future · Luxury Products

Don’t Hide Your Home

May 27th, 2008 · Comments Off on Don’t Hide Your Home

This episode of Secrets That Sell illustrates a few key things to keep in mind when preparing to put your home on the market. The biggest point of the video is not to hide your home with clutter and personal items. You want potential buyers walking through to be able to imagine their stuff in […]

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Backyards That Add Value

April 22nd, 2008 · Comments Off on Backyards That Add Value

Barbara Corcoran has been showing up quite a bit lately on the Today Show with some great tips for real estate. In this segment, Corcoran suggests that a beautiful backyard can add 11% to a home’s value. I wish I agreed with her on this one, but I think she’s exaggerating here. Sure a nice […]

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Fashionable Paint Colors for 2008

April 12th, 2008 · 1 Comment

One of the most common suggestions made by interior designers and home stagers is paint. Time and time again they say it gives you the most bang for the buck when it comes to home improvement. The only problem is the colors that are in fashion seem to change every year. So I started wondering […]

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Don’t Pass Gas at Home

December 3rd, 2007 · Comments Off on Don’t Pass Gas at Home

This public service announcement is either just really funny or a serious health warning. The Don’t Pass Gas website claims that asthma, bronchitis, allergies, coughs, ear infections, and pneumonia can be caused from breathing in the toxic fumes from the gastrointestinally challenged. Actually, they’re referring to second hand smoke from cigarettes but the analogy is […]

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Is Home Staging Worth It?

November 23rd, 2007 · 2 Comments

Home sellers often wonder if paying for a service to stage their home is worth the money. According to the statistics from stagedhomes.com, staging results in a sales prices that is on average 6.9% higher and with 50% less time on the market. The findings here probably have some bias but there has not been […]

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