Occupied Home Staging

Pasadena No Smoking Ordinance Effective January 1.

The City of Pasadena passed a no smoking law this year for mulit-family homes (2 or more units). Here's the information from the Pasadena-Foothills Association of Realtors: Starting January 1, 2013, it will be unlawful to smoke in any common area, patio, balcony, or inside a unit...

A Consultation with a Home Stager is Money Well Spent

I receive many phone calls from Los Angeles home sellers who recognize the value of hiring a professional home stager to sell their home, but think they can't afford it. A consultation with a home stager can save you money. Here's a money saving home staging tip:...

Twelve Expert Tips to Make Your Small Home Appear Larger

As a professional house stager in Pasadena and Los Angeles, one of my primary jobs is to make smaller homes feel larger, or at least, feel as large as they really are.     Here's a list of my tips for making a small home feel larger. You...

Cost To Replace Kitchen Appliances When Selling A Home

I'm often asked how much it costs to replace kitchen appliances when recommended for selling a home. On occassion, during the course of a home staging consultation, I recommend the homeowner replace some or all of their kitchen appliances as part of upgrading their home to...