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Los Angeles Luxury Home Staging – A Look Behind The Scenes

Most people don’t know what goes on behind the scenes during a Los Angeles luxury home staging project. Here’s a look behind the curtain.

Last Friday we completed our first Los Angeles luxury home staging project of 2014. It is a beautiful 6,500 sq. ft. new construction home located in Arcadia, CA. With 5 en suite bedrooms (3 up and 2 down stairs), a home theater/media room, wet bar, wine cellar, home office with built-in shelves, 2 kitchens (one is a wet kitchen/frying kitchen), a beautiful kitchen/great room combination and a terrific Arcadia location, this beautiful Prairie-style new-construction home leaves little to be desired.

Moving Mountains Design is one of Los Angeles’ best and most respected luxury home staging companies. I wanted to show you what goes on behind the scenes when we are staging a home in Arcadia, Pasadena or anywhere in the greater Los Angeles area.

Home Staging Furniture DeliveryWe usually have 3 or 4 truck loads of furniture and accessories when staging a large luxury home.

Staging Assistants Unpacking Staging AccessoriesAssistants Jen and Ashley unpacking accessories in the home once the trucks are unloaded.

Staging Accessories Used When Staging Luxury HomesStaging Accessories Used When Staging Luxury Homes.Just a small sampling of the accessories we use when staging luxury homes. Notice everything is carefully packed in foam pouches so everything arrives unbroken and unblemished.

Staging A Home Office In A Luxury HomeAssistants Shaun and Joanie staging the home office

It Takes A Lot Of Man-Power And Accessories To Stage A Luxury HomeIt takes a lot of man-power, high-end furniture and accessories to stage a luxury home the right way

Luxury Bathroom StagingAssistant Ashley folding and steaming towels for one of the 6 bathrooms in this home

Making Sure Art Is Hung Correctly Luxury Home StagingMaking sure art is hung correctly is an important part of luxury home staging. Assistants Danial and Ashley doing it right

Making Sure Everything Is Perfect Is Important Part Of Luxury Home StagingAssistant Danial making sure the glass sparkles. Details are important!

Final Walk-Thru With The BuilderFinal walk-thru with our client, a luxury home builder in Arcadia

 As part of our home staging packages, the home will be photographed by our professional photographer, Kevin (who also took all these photos).  Once the construction punch-list is completed, Kevin will go back in and take his beautiful real estate photos. Stay tuned for the finished photos!

To see photos of this home after it was finished, read Contemporary Luxury Home Staging | New Construction Home In Arcadia

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Builder Home Staging Arcadia | Beautiful Arcadia Home Staging

Beautiful Arcadia Home Staging

This week, we were lucky to be able to stage this beautiful new construction home in Arcadia for one of our favorite builders. This beautiful 6,000+ sq. foot home called for the best of the best of home staging. Designed by Robert Tong with 5 bedrooms, all ensuite. And note the beautiful detail painted on the ceiling of the living room. It is so subtle, at first you think it is a shadow. I love it! The client requested a “clean, elegant, up-to-date look” and we were happy to comply with their request. Apple green is one of my favorite colors to stage with because it photographs so well and good looking photos are the first step to getting buyers in the door. Did you know that more than 90% of home buyers start their search for a home on the internet before actually going to see homes. If your home for sale doesn’t look great in photos on the MLS and internet, it will be dismissed with a click of the mouse.

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photos by Kevin Edge

The photos above are #1 & 2 living room, #3 home office, #4 & 5 formal dining room, #6 master bedroom, #7 guest bedroom (also a master suite), #8 breakfast room, #9 exterior

From the listing agent’s notes:

This brand new two-story Tuscan style house is located in the prestigious “Baldwin Stocker” neighborhood . The Exquisite home , developed by Lanno Group , Designed by Robert Tong , & built by Mur-Sol construction company , features an excellent open floor plan with 5 bedroom Suites( 2 master suites ) , formal dining room , living room with fireplace , spacious family room with wet bar . Library with built in bookshelves , home theater with big screen , surrounding sound system . Other features include Gourmet kitchen and wok kitchen , breakfast nook , 3 car attached garage , upstairs loft , 3 zoned central AC .

For more information about this beautiful Arcadia estate home, contact the listing agent, King Chang, Treeline Realty. MLS #AR13197762

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San Marino Home Staging | Staged And Sold In Just 18 Days!

San Marino Home Staging

This San Marino home staged and sold in just 18 days. And when I say staged and sold in just 18 days I mean we staged it on August 29 and it will CLOSE ESCROW on September 16! The owner received an accepted offer on September 5, just 6 days after listing. This was a contemporary home staging project, a rare bird in traditional San Marino. I always try to keep the homes I stage light and bright and this home was no exception. We used a pale colored Persian rug and white leather sofa and chairs in the living room. In addition, I used glass tables for their reflectivity and to play off the frosted glass sliding barn door that separates the living room from the kitchen, dining area and family room.

San Marino Contemporary Home Staging Living Room

Contemporary home staging living room

San Marino Contemporary Home Staging KitchenSan Marino Contemporary Home Staging Kitchen and Family Room.San Marino Contemporary Home Staging Dining RoomPhotos by Kevin Edge

Here’s the listing agent’s notes:

Completely renovated show home in San Marino across from San Marino High. Large galley kitchen with German cabinets, Caesar stone counter top and Viking appliances. All new Maple wood floor, European recessed lighting systems, Marvin Aluminum Clad windows, Jacuzzi/Air Bath, Hansgrohe rain shower with body massage spray, Custom Bi-folding door system that opens up to the swimming pool. Fire place in the family room. Large walk-in closet in master bedroom. Custom automatic driveway gate. 5 camera security system. A smartly placed restroom that is accessible from the pool area to wash off before coming into the home. This rare, beautifully designed home is a must see.

For more information about contemporary home staging or home staging in San Marino, please contact us at (626)385-8852. You can also request an estimate by using our estimate request form.

 

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