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  • How to Make Your Home Extra Cozy

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    How to Make Your Home Extra Cozy

    During the holidays, homes can be nice and festive – filled with laughter, warmth, and delicious smells of home cooked meals and freshly baked cookies.

    But what about after the holidays, when there are still at least two months of bleak winter weather to endure? How can you keep that warm, comfy feel to your home after the festivities are over? Here are some ways I like to keep our home feeling cozy all winter long.

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  • Frequently Asked Questions About Home Staging

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    Frequently Asked Question About Home Staging

    Home staging is one of the most effective means of marketing a house today. However, many home sellers are unfamiliar with the benefits of staging their homes. If you are new to the concept of home staging, you likely have questions about the process, costs, benefits, and more. 

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  • Feng Shui Secrets to Attract Love & Prosperity in Your Home

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    Feng Shui is the ancient art of divination that uses the laws of both Heaven and Earth to help improve one’s life, by receiving positive energy. It’s all about creating harmonious surroundings that enhance the balance of yin and yang (good and bad).

    Charity Curley Mathews, a blogger for HGTV, has come out with a great article about this subject entitled “19 Feng Shui Secrets to Attract Love and Money”, and I would like to share my top 10 picks on how this ancient art can attract love and prosperity into your home!

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  • A Glossary Of Home Staging Terms

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    A Glossary of Home Staging Terms

    Every industry has its own language and terms. These words and phrases can be confusing to anyone who is not part of the daily operations of a specific industry, and the home staging business is no exception.

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  • Top Five Questions To Ask When Hiring A Home Stager

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    Top Five Questions to Ask When Hiring a Home Stager

    Home staging may not be mandatory in the home selling process, however, it is a crucial step. Your home is worth thousands of dollars, so it makes sense to sell it for its exact worth.

    Home stagers help you see the potential of every room and facilities (fire-place, swimming pool, etc.) in your house. They create neutral settings that allow potential buyers to envision themselves living there.

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  • How Much Decorating is Too Much When Selling During the Holidays?

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    How Much Decorating Is Too Much When Selling During The Holidays

    The Christmas Holidays is the perfect time for the over-the-top and outlandish décor! The more the merrier as they say it.  But how much is too much when selling during the holidays? If you’re selling this Holiday Season, you might want to keep some of those holiday décors in the box for now and just use it in your new house next year.  Too many holiday decorations can throw off your buyers. 

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  • HOLIDAY HOME STAGING & DECORATING

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    DESTINED DREAMS HOME STAGING OFFERS HOLIDAY HOME STAGING & DECORATING AS PART OF OUR HOME STAGING AND REDESIGN SERVICES.

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  • Season's Greetings from Destined Dreams

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    Season's Greetings From Destined Dreams

    Destined Dreams wishes you and your family a wonderful Holiday Season, and a happy, healthy, and peaceful New Year 2019!

     

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  • 50% off on furniture rentals with Destined Dreams

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    50% Off on Furniture Rentals with Destined Dreams

    This December, Destined Dreams has a special promotion running. If you’re in the process of selling your home and need it staged, we have a fantastic deal for you! 

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  • HOTTEST NEW KITCHEN AND BATH TRENDS FOR 2019

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    Bigger than ever are sinks in bright metallics, hammered finishes, intricate details and gold! Yep, you can see that this trend is full speed ahead:

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  • How to have the home staging conversation with your sellers

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    Listing agents have to work through a plethora of situations and have many uncomfortable conversations with a variety of homesellers. Ideally, sellers rely on their agent’s advice to update and declutter their homes before they go on the market.

    Agents can provide lists of home and garden fix-ups along with articles outlining things buyers hate, maintenance checklists and simple cosmetic fixes. Onerous as some of these to-do list items may be, most sellers will comply, albeit some more cheerfully than others.

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  • The Future of Home Staging

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    The Future of Home Staging

    Over the past few years, the real estate market in many Canadian cities has become increasingly competitive. Many homeowners sought out the services of a home stager to attract more buyers, and sell their homes quickly, at an attractive price.

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  • Why You Should Choose Destined Dreams!

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    Why-You-Should-Choose-Destined-Dreams!

    Whether you plan on staging your home for a quick sale or redesigning to match the modern trends, you’ll need the skills of a professional to reach your goals. Home stagers are efficient, creative, up-to-date with the latest design trends, and aware of what makes a buyer fall in love with a home. They keep track of your budget and accordingly create a coordinated design plan to meet your objectives.

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  • Realtors and Destined Dreams Make a Dynamite Dream Team

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    Realtors and Destined Dreams Make a Dynamite Dream Team

    Destined Dreams Home Staging has now staged over $20 Million in real estate thus far in 2018 and has helped several of real estate agents and homeowners in every home style and price point. And through our experience, we have learned that, more than ever before, the world of real estate and the business of home staging transcend locations.

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  • Common Mistakes People Make When Home Staging for a Quick Sale

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    Common Mistakes People Make When Home Staging for a Quick Sale

    If you’ve placed your house on the market and want a quick sale, home staging is the best option. Professional home stagers focus on the visual narrative rather than the size of home you own.

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  • 5 Massive Mistakes Home Owners Make When Hiring a Home Stager

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    5 Massive Mistakes Home Owners Make When hiring a Home Stager

    When you decide to hire a home stager to decorate your property to sell faster and for more money, you need to make sure you’re investing in the right person.

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  • 7 Effective Ways to Eliminate any Unpleasant Odours at Home

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    7 Effective Ways to Eliminate any Unpleasant Odours at Home

    Sometimes, owners are so accustomed to the smell of their home, they don’t even notice it is driving the potential buyers away! Buyers are missing the potential of the property because they are in such a hurry to leave.

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  • 7 Reasons Staging Your Home Eliminates Price Negotiation

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    7 Reasons Staging Your Home Eliminates Price Negotiation

    Are you worried that the location of your home on a busy highway will be a turn-off to home buyers when selling your home? Afraid you won’t get your listing price?

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  • 7 Secrets to Steal From a Home Stager

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    7 Secrets to Steal from a Home Stager

    As a leader in the local home stager industry, Tamara Grant has helped may winning realtors from Keller Williams, St. Jean Realty and the Remax Golfi Team sell their houses.

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  • Top Five Things To Look For When Hiring A Home Staging Professional

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    Top Five Things to Look for When Hiring a Home Staging Professional

    Home staging is a science as much as an art. Hiring a professional home stager allows you to take your mind off the marketing aspect of selling your home. When you leave it to your stager , it’s much easier to focus on the future and finding your new dream home.

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