Home Staging For House Flippers

House flippers are great clients and this husband and wife team was no different. (No, they aren’t Chip and Joanna!) Unlike most of the homes they flip, the couple actually lived in this for some time. But, like most flippers, they couldn’t resist the urge to move on to the next one! By the time […]

Should I Stage My Vacant Home?

  The answer is YES only if you want to get top dollar and sell quickly! As the saying goes… A picture is worth a thousand words. Before you read this blog, scroll through the first few before and after photos. What stands out in your mind? Would you remember the vacant rooms? Do you […]

From Model Apartments To Home Staging And Back Again

  All the clients that I have worked with and the friends I have made over the last nine years know me as a home stager and an interior designer. What many may not know is that it is a second career for me. In fact, that is how the name Act Two Home Staging […]

2016 Year In Review – Top Home Staging And Interior Design Projects

  It’s that time of year again when I like to look back at accomplishments and projects and also look ahead to what the next year will bring. Here are some highlights from 2016. Home Staging Project – Artist Showcase My favorite home staging project of 2016 was this brand new builders spec home in Pittsford, NY.  […]

Home Staging During The Holidays

Most homeowners worry about having their home on the market during the holiday season because, among other things, they think they won’t be able to decorate. Have no fear, you can still deck the halls! When done properly, holiday décor can add emotional appeal that is so important to a sale. So follow the guidelines […]

How To Stage Your Home With Little Or No Money

  While we all love to see those TV and social media home makeovers and house flips that turn a shack into a castle, that is not the way it usually happens. For most homeowners, time and money is very limited and while making the recommended changes will get a higher price for their home, […]