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An Open Letter about MY letters

10 Oct 2017 / in Blogs

Dear Professional Home Stagers, Amateur Home Stagers, and Potential Home Stagers, I recently read an uneducated and exaggerated statistic written by an industry “professional”, that had me floored in disbelief that anyone would degrade their own industry in such a reckless manner. The article claimed that 99% of the time a person won’t hire you […]

“That’s Not How I had the Room Set Up When I Lived Here!”

20 Sep 2017 / in Blogs

As home stagers we’ve heard it all, but the truth is: WE DON’T WANT YOU TO LIVE “HERE” ANYMORE!! Our goal is the same as every seller and agent, we want to get you the most money for your home, while selling it fast. BEFORE…   AFTER! The Way You Live in Your Home, and The […]

INhance IT! Insider Tips: 5 Key Elements to Designing a Perfect Tray!

06 Sep 2017 / in Blogs

INhance IT! Has Trays for Days… If You Follow Inhance IT! on Facebook, You’ve seen the impact a beautiful tray can have on an otherwise blank space. Tables, counters, and even dressers and bathrooms are instantly brought to life using decorative trays! Today, we’re spilling tips and tricks to help you create this popular INhance […]

We’re Shattering the Top 5 Home Staging Myths & Setting the Record Straight

30 Aug 2017 / in Blogs

1. Staging is Expensive One of our favorite proven statistics, is that the cost of home staging is often significantly lower than your FIRST price reduction on the market. Looking deeper into that fact, reveals that we can add to the sale price of your home, and reduce the amount of time your home sits […]

St. Jude Dream Home 2017

09 Aug 2017 / in Blogs

Last week INhance IT! along with the amazing Boehmer team, sponsored an exclusive REALTOR® luncheon at the 2017 St. Jude Dream Home which was generously built by Payne Family Homes and their vendor partners. We had an outstanding turn out with over 200 industry professionals stopping by during the open house style luncheon. The event, […]

But, I just painted!

08 Aug 2017 / in Blogs

In the game of selling homes, Paint color is more important than most homeowners could ever imagine. Starting with the psychology behind wall colors, and the emotions potential buyers feel, all the way to the increase in financial return for freshly painted walls, the right paint selection should never be overlooked as a key factor […]

It’s Just a Picture!

12 Jul 2017 / in Blogs

“I am just going to take the MLS photos with my cell phone, I am a pretty good photographer.”  The year is 2017 and simply stated, photos taken with your mobile device will not cut it for the MLS or any other online listing source. Listing photography is one of the most powerful tools for marketing […]

Picky Picky

08 Jun 2017 / in Blogs

“Can I come into your warehouse and choose the furnishings that will go into my house for staging?” NO, the answer is always NO! Reminder that you are paying us to create a cohesive design plan that will appeal to the widest range of buyers in your market. We will make the best selections possible […]

A Hole in the Wall

09 May 2017 / in Blogs

“Will you be using nails to hang artwork in my home?” This is a question we get weekly from potential clients here in the St. Louis Home Staging market. We understand why this is an area of concern for some sellers, as some “fickle” buyers, have been known to kill whole real estate transactions due […]

I Like What I Like!

05 Apr 2017 / in Blogs

“I don’t really like the color of that sofa!” So, you don’t like the color cream?  Yes, believe it or not, I have had someone complain about a sofa being cream instead of FLORAL like the one she had in the house. It’s important to remember to keep your large furniture neutral (cream, white, tan […]