Vannessa Rhoades is the owner and lead home stager at Three Bears Home Staging. By combining our staging expertise and creative design savvy, we help sellers make their house more appealing to potential buyers (often by using what they already have), resulting in a quicker, more profitable sale.
The entryway (or foyer or entrance hall, depending on what part of the country you're from) is literally the first impression buyers will have of the interior of your home -- making this space appealing is the first step in helping buyers establish a particular feeling about your house. As with all first impressions, buyers will form an opinion about your house within a matter of seconds -- either positive or negative -- that they will try to further support as they view the rest of your home. If that first impression is a good one, they tend to look for attributes throughout the home tour that will support those initial feelings.
So what's the best way to stage the entryway when selling your home?
When preparing your home to sell, it’s easy to overlook the potential additional living space you can create right in your backyard! Creating a welcoming outdoor patio or deck area is a great way to add “mental” square footage in a buyer’s mind. In fact, according to the National Association of Realtors’ 2017 Profile of […]
Hanging art can be a stressful challenge, but fear not! We've compiled a list of helpful tips, along with a Magic Formula for nail placement that will alleviate the stress of hanging and arranging artwork.
A picture can be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, especially when it comes to selling your house. According to the National Association of Realtors, 95% of buyers begin their home search online, so having top-notch listing photos is key to getting lots of traffic and a quick sale. Our top two most important tips for getting the best listing photos are pretty straightforward...
Whether you’re planning to sell your home this year or you're just trying to get more organized in general, getting rid of all the extra clutter is a good baseline from which to start. We've put together a handy little check list to help you get the new year off to clean start. You can download our FREE PRINTABLE CHECKLIST...
KATY, TEXAS – JANUARY 17, 2018 – Three Bears Home Staging, a Houston-area home staging consulting firm, announced the launch of its first book on the iBooks store. Just Right! Easy DIY Home Staging is a step-by-step guide that walks home sellers through the basics of staging a home for sale, from understanding how buyers […]
As family and friends descend upon your home for the holiday season, it’s time to get your guest bedroom in shape to receive visitors! Use our helpful tips to make sure you have everything in place to make your guests feel at home. Clean sheets. (Do we really need to point this out, you ask? […]
Deciding to sell your home is a big step, but almost all home owners will still have a few things to do before actually activating their listing. Remember, buyers assume that a clean, organized, updated home has been well-maintained — and they make the opposite assumption about dirty, cluttered, or dated homes. Once you’ve made […]
First impressions are especially important when it comes to bathrooms, an area where potential home buyers don’t typically spend a lot of time. We’ve outlined a few of our favorite tips for staging your bathroom (and some easy updates even if you’re not trying to sell your home). Keep it sparkling clean. Remove all traces of dirt and […]
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, our Houston and Katy, TX communities will sadly see an uptick in the number of contractors attempting to take advantage of frustrated, anxious families who were displaced by the storm. Take a look at these recommendations to safeguard your family against contractor fraud.
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