Caution Tape on your Closet?

Every space in your home is for sale, including your closets. Get them organized to impress your buyer.

Wow, There’s Lots of Storage! Every single Ohhh and Awww is music to a sellers ears. If you are hearing this when your buyers are touring your house, then you are doing it right! Take pleasure in knowing that your hard work has PAID off! When you feature your closets and cupboards in your home, you increase your odds at impressing your buyer … Read More

Total HomeCaution Tape on your Closet?

What’s Behind YOUR Pretty Painted Walls?

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Ahh The Dream Begins So with pen in hand you begin the exciting task of making your detailed wish list, for your dream ‘home renovation project’. Its going to be great! Its going to have beautiful bamboo floors, with radiant heat (see info on pairing bamboo flooring with radiant heat  http://www.ehow.com/about_6572892_bamboo-flooring-radiant-heat.html ) with a beautiful skylight, and a gorgeous sliding barn door… … Read More

Total HomeWhat’s Behind YOUR Pretty Painted Walls?

Top 5 suggestions from your Real Estate Professional and Home Stager to ready your house for sale!

How to attract your potential buyer with these great tips!

As a property stylist meeting many people selling their home, I provided a plethora of  recommendations during our consultation for staging their home for sale. Each home is unique so the recommendations tend to widely vary depending on the condition of the house. In some cases, you see a home in pretty good repair so the recommendation list is much shorter than … Read More

Total HomeTop 5 suggestions from your Real Estate Professional and Home Stager to ready your house for sale!

Ottawa Staging for UK Client

Don’t lift a finger! I mean this literally! Total Home received a call from a client for the second time, who owns a house in the Glebe here in Ottawa but lives in the UK and needed help getting their house ready for sale and was looking for us to do some general repairs. Well they came to the right … Read More

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Using Picture Frames in New and Fun Ways!

Frames are Stylish Why not take a walk on the creative side and explore fun new ways to use your picture frames! Now a days, frames have become a design accessory in your home. They come in a huge variety of colours, styles, shapes and themes. The ideas are endless as to what you could do with your picture frames.  You … Read More

Total HomeUsing Picture Frames in New and Fun Ways!

Is Staging Costing You or Saving You?

Staging in the Market Place Something that is becoming a very attractive resource in helping to sell houses quicker and for more money is ‘Property Showcasing’ or ‘Staging’ as it is commonly known. More and more vendors are hiring Stagers because it has proven results no matter what the market is like. In a buyers market it is helping to … Read More

Total HomeIs Staging Costing You or Saving You?

Is Your Entrance Appealing or Appalling? 12 Tips to do the Trick!

First Impressions So Property Stylists often, if not always, talk about curb appeal and how important it is to your potential buyer. After all, you have put a sign on your front lawn saying ‘For Sale’ which basically translates to ‘Look at Me’!  So now you have drawn a whole lot of attention to your house and are asking people to consider … Read More

Total HomeIs Your Entrance Appealing or Appalling? 12 Tips to do the Trick!

Cheap and Easy Fix to Broken Glass on your Art!

  Broken Glass can be Costly!! Sorry, I didn’t think to take a shot of the broken glass before hand to allow for the effect, but we all know what broken glass looks like right!!   Do you have a piece of art that you love but the glass broke and all you can think of is, ‘great, now I … Read More

Total HomeCheap and Easy Fix to Broken Glass on your Art!

Every Room in your house is for sale!

Showcasing is Important!! I love the title of this blog… Why? Because it tells each and every seller out there exactly what Stagers & Realtors have been trying to say to you over and over again, in so many ways, but with many more words. When your buyer enters your home they are taking in the whole picture. They are … Read More

Total HomeEvery Room in your house is for sale!

Why Stage your House? Here are the Reasons!

Reason #1 – Internet Shopping Your Photos! The internet is usually the first stop, in your search to find a house. Most people will browse through photos on-line, even in the preliminary stages of house hunting,  even if they already have an agent in mind. Your buyer will narrow down their search, on what appeals to them, strictly by looking at the photos. If … Read More

Total HomeWhy Stage your House? Here are the Reasons!