Austin Children’s Services got some new furniture to make a home for teens much cozier. “The main goal here is to have the kids connect with each other and the space and to have a place that they can call home, and feel like they’re at home,” Amy George spokesperson for the Central Texas RESA Chapter said. Read the full story and see the segment aired on Time Warner Cable News in Austin.
RESA is growing! In an effort continuing to advance professionalism and excellence in the real estate staging industry, we are excited to introduce our two newest team members working at RESA-HQ, G.W. Hill and Gina Vierra.
G.W. has joined the RESA-HQ team taking the role as the Executive Administration Coordinator. In this role, he will be assisting with numerous behind the scenes projects and will be the lead when communicating special announcements to our members as well as providing members with technical support.
Gina has joined the RESA-HQ team taking the role as the Vice President of Operations. In this new role, Gina will be working on B2B development, marketing strategies and product development. Gina has several years working in the staging industry and is a tremendous asset to our team.
This month the RESA Dallas Chapter had an opportunity to get an exclusive look at the newly re-designed store in Lewisville, Texas. Formerly Garden Ridge, At Home, now focuses on providing the biggest assortment and value for all your home décor needs. From quirky to traditional, modern to exotic, they pride themselves on having something for everyone.
RESA’s Central Texas Chapter members also attended the meeting where At Home rolled out the red carpet. RESA members were given a tour, discounts and surprise ‘goody bags.’ Read the full story on RESA Dallas’ blog.
Have you seen RESA’s Pinterest lately? Pinterest is such a great way to get inspiration and find creative and clever ideas. We are adding boards and pins and looking for talented stagers and re-designers to follow! Please feel free to stop by and follow us and we will happily follow you back!
Toronto stager Red Barrinuevo, President and CEO of Redesign4more ~ Home Staging & Design Solutions, recently solved a challenge sellers sometimes face, a less-than-favorable location. The property backs up to a hydro plant, the challenge for the owners when they first listed it with no interest from buyers. “After staging it SOLD in less than a week, and it sold for $120K over asking! A new record for the area,” says Red. Kuudos to Red! What a great testimonial to the power of staging.
Heather Whaley is a US Army Veteran, the mother of two beautiful girls and a recent widow. Heather found herself needing to sell her home after the unexpected death of her husband, Kelly.
Heather contacted a real estate agent and was told because they’d just bought the home there was not enough equity to be able to pay off the loan. The agent suggested she list the home at $105,000 and advised that even if she received a full-price offer, she would have to bring a considerable amount of money (around $15,000) to the table in order to sell her home.
Desperate to find help, Heather contacted Shell Brodnax, CEO of the Real Estate Staging Association® (RESA®) to ask about home staging. [Read more…]
For our annual service project, members of the Portland OR chapter of the Real Estate Staging Association (RESA) and other local home stagers recently transformed the homes of two deserving families. We selected Raphael House of Portland to work with, a non-profit organization that provides families escaping domestic violence with emergency shelter, ongoing housing support and many other vital services. [Read more…]
I love design and probably own every staging and design book and magazine available. I’m really loving the design trends that are driving the staging trends of 2014 because they reflect the brighter economic outlook of sellers and buyers. When people feel good about their home equity, job stability and market conditions…great things happen in …
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If you can answer YES to any of these questions below then you should join us!
• Are you a Realtor or Investor and interested in taking your marketing strategy to the next level?
• Interested in learning how to entice multiple offers for the best price? (often more than asking!)
• Wondering how to incorporate staging into your (or your client’s) investment property marketing strategy?
• Concerned about the costs involved or just curious as to the available options and how it all works?
Then this RESA Dallas Meetup is geared just for you!
On May 13th the RESA Dallas Chapter invites you to meet Liat and Avi Turkia, the dynamic duo who head up the team of a Dallas area investor group; TIL Investments LLC. They have successfully incorporated staging into their marketing strategy and won’t list a home in today’s market without it! Are you ready to sell more homes and make more money? Get information on options from rental of furniture to purchases and what may be right for your business plan. Hosted by CORT Furniture Rental in Carrollton, TX you won’t want to miss this valuable opportunity to learn more about adding staging to your marketing plan!