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Thank you for choosing YARROW & STAGING PROFESSIONALS to be your staging partner in the process of preparing your house for sale.
Why should you stage?
Please call us at 410.271.1377 or email to learn how we can work with you. Your timeline is our goal!
When you get ready to place your home on the market for sale it becomes a product. Similar to a product on the shelf at your local store, the product has features and benefits as well as pluses and minuses, and competition. To compete with the competition in the marketplace you must be priced right and look better than the other products. Your home is no different, it is one of many homes for sale and you must present it, to the buyers, in the best possible light.
Staging is the process of preparing any home for sale, regardless of price or location. Using a proven, professional set of guidelines your house is reviewed for compliance with preset standards, and any necessary modifications are made. Once your house meets these criteria, a Staged Home Certificate will be issued and your home will be registered as a Staged Home. This entitles your home to a special marketing program developed to promote those homes which have been designated as Staged Homes.
This unique system has proven to help sell homes faster and/or for more money. Real estate agents will have great confidence in showing your home to potential buyers because they know it is Staged and ready to be sold.
Yarrow is skilled in staging homes in preparation for sale. In this real estate market, any advantage is critical. Services include a consultation, implementing recommendations and even replacing furniture and accessories with furnishings that provide an impersonal impression so any prospective buyer can see him/herself in your home.
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Contact Yarrow at 410.271.1377.
Why choose us for one of the biggest decisions of your life?
Yarrow and her uniformed team transform your home into THE ideal house for a buyer. They work with you to achieve a visual masterpiece that will bring you top dollar in short time.
As a premier service, Yarrow brings her skills & talents as a Certified Feng Shui Practitioner to every project—to create an environment of positive energy that any buyer will notice immediately.
Yarrow's team can do “as little or as much” of the staging process as you like—within your timeline.
Let Feng Shui at The Bay work with you so you can get on with your new life, and choose Yarrow!
Myth 1: Staging is Decorating...
Fact: Staging is NOT Decorating or Design! Decorating or Design is personalizing and Staging
is De-Personalizing and preparing a house for the un-known Buyer. That is why it’s KEY
that you hire someone with training specifically on how to prepare a house for sale.
The Accredited Staging Professional Designation™ (ASP™) is the ONLY nationally recognized
professional designation for House Staging. Make sure to hire someone with this professional
designation when selecting a qualified Home Stager.
TIP: When the focus of the Staging becomes about things and not your house, then you are working
with a decorator and not a trained Stager. An ASP Stager can use existing items in a house and their
creativity to properly Stage a house for sale.
Myth 2: Staging Costs Too Much...
Fact: Staging is an INVESTMENT in getting a house sold and the investment in Staging is
always less than a price reduction. An ASP™ Stager has been trained to work with a
Sellers’ budget and time frame to properly Stage a house. We like to ask our clients, “Can you afford NOT to Stage?” When compared with the other costs associated with the sale or purchase of a home, Staging is very reasonable. In most markets, a Staging report detailing what needs to be done to Stage the house for sale is less than the appraisal or Home Inspection reports.
Myth 3: All I Need Are Lights, Flowers & Music...
Fact: Lights, Flowers and Music are great for Showing a house, but that is not Staging. Staging
requires an objective and professional assessment of a house’s strengths and challenge
areas, and solutions to help Buyers fall in love with what they see. This requires more than just flowers
and music to achieve - it requires an Action Plan! Your ASP can help you and your clients with a Success Plan for getting their house STAGED and SOLD!
Myth 4: I Can Just Watch One of Those Shows...
Fact: The shows on HGTV and similar channels give Sellers the idea that they need to do
something to their house to prepare it for sale, but Sellers cannot truly be objective in
a house they have been living in and need a 3rd party independent opinion to get it properly Staged.
ASPs have the experience and ideas to help Sellers get their houses ready and we honor our clients, and work closely with Realtors to help get a house sold.
House Staging® Myth Busters
Reproduced with permission: Stage® is a federally registered trademark of StagedHomes.com & StagedHomesCanada.biz. ASP™is atrademark of StagedHomes.com StagedHomesCanada.biz © Barb Schwarz 2006
(ASP) is the Principal of Feng Shui at the Bay® and Home Staging Professionals. Her career has led her from life-long learning and application of the principles of energy, to entrepreneurship to the ancient practice of Feng Shui, organizing spaces and Home Staging.
Understanding the impact of energy is a unique skill that Yarrow uses to create welcoming spaces that buyers can “feel” immediately. She applies this knowledge about energy to the houses that she stages.
Feng Shui at the Bay is fully insured and holds memberships in the International Association of Home Staging Professionals(ASP), International Feng Shui Guild(IFSG), Entrepreneur’s Exchange (EE) and the American Business Women’s Association(ABWA).
My husband and I used Yarrow's house staging services using Feng shui principles to ready our house for sale last year. Her creative eye pointed out many simple yet powerful changes that could be made for the improvement of flow and energy. We both found her delightful to work with, professional, and thorough. Would I use her services again? You betcha .... our house sold in ten days while other similar models languished on the market!
CV - Annapolis, MD
Taste of the Bay Magazine Article by Yarrow