Spring Selling Season?

This is the view in my backyard this morning--mid-April in Wisconsin!  We are expecting another 2-4 inches tonight.  Where did spring go? Does this affect the buying and selling season?  You bet! When the weather advisories tell you to stay inside due to slippery road conditions, people heed this advice, especially on the week-ends. [...]

By | 2018-04-15T14:19:05+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Articles|

Luxury Vacant Staging

What is luxury? --a condition of abundance or great ease and comfort --something adding to pleasure or comfort but not absolutely necessary -- an indulgence in something that provides pleasure, satisfaction, or ease Luxury can mean different things to different people, depending on your circumstances.  For example, luxury can mean a hot shower, 3 meals [...]

By | 2018-03-20T10:58:48+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Portfolio|

Occupied Staging v. Consult

Consultations Home stagers will perform consultations on your house as to items that need to be removed, items that should be re-positioned elsewhere, and where to place items in each room.  The stager will also make recommendations as to repairs, updates and paint colors.  They either charge an hourly rate or give a straight [...]

By | 2018-03-12T20:08:30+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Articles, Portfolio|

Tips for Choosing Tile

New Bathroom Addition A client is working with Haver Design & Construction, Inc. to construct a bedroom/bathroom ensuite addition, with laundry in the master closet.  This is no small undertaking.  The rooms have been framed, mechanicals are roughed-in, and insulated.  After passing inspections, it is now time to drywall.  After the drywall is completed, [...]

By | 2018-03-04T18:04:30+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Articles|

Be Aware of Building Codes

While home stagers love to rearrange furniture and accessories in order to maximize return on investment, sometimes building codes need to be addressed before listing a house for sale.  When a house hasn't been listed for decades, local or state codes might have changed. Handrails A flight of stairs with more than 3 [...]

By | 2018-02-03T19:13:10+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Articles|