Kitchen bar: staging with bar stools or not?

Gray and yellow living room

  Home staging tip: Do you always have to stage the kitchen bar with bar stools? In my opinion, no, you don’t have to. If space is limited, like in this Seattle condo, the dining set has priority over the bar stools. If you use both of them you risk making the space overcrowded and […]

Home staging: renting or buying furniture?

Round table

  Home staging tip: If you are a homeowner planning to put your house on the market and you are aware that some of your furniture is not really “staging material”, your best options are either renting or buying the pieces that you need in order to make your home look more appealing. The owner of this […]

The alternative to the kitchen dining set

Metal table in a kitchen

  This house sold in 6 days for $85,000 over asking price Home staging tip: Instead of using the traditional table and chair dining set when you stage a kitchen nook, use a stainless steel work table and style it with some kitchen accessories. This solution will still give the buyer the right perception of the […]

Staging a home while you still live in it

Kitchen with black countertop

  This house sold in 5 days for $52,000 over asking price Home staging tip: It is quite challenging to live in a staged home, however, you don’t need to give up all your habits while you do that. For example, if you use the coffee machine every morning, you don’t need to store it. My […]

Kitchen renovation: what is worth and what is not

Kitchen with dark countertop

  Home staging tip: As you know home staging really helps to sell a house faster and for more money, however, if the house has some major flaws it is better to address those first. When it comes to choosing what is worth to invest your money in, as far as a pre-sale kitchen renovation, ask […]

How to stage a brand new kitchen

  Home staging tip: When you stage a brand new kitchen, keep the accessories to a minimum in order not to distract from the features of the kitchen itself. Home staging by Francesca Tosolini Listing by Maria Danieli Photos by Francesca Tosolini