March 2021

Insurance for Home Stagers

By |2021-03-31T18:16:11+10:00March 31st, 2021|Business of Staging|

If the last few years in business have taught us anything, it is how quickly things can change. To ensure smooth continuity of your business during unprecedented times, it is crucial to have the right cover in place. Last year alone, having a well-constructed insurance policy has saved us thousands of dollars’ worth of stock we would have otherwise had to cover out of pocket (all because of a burst tap in a vacant property we styled). --- The challenge lies in finding an appropriate insurance policy for a Home Staging Business. Considering there are so many different ways [...]

Styling an Older House for Sale | Worth it or Not?

By |2021-03-24T16:17:33+10:00March 24th, 2021|Home Staging Tips|

If you have an older style home and you are pondering whether you should have it professionally staged before putting it on the market, read on - this article is perfect for you. Let’s address this very common misconception that styling a house for sale is only for the ‘pretty’ properties. Yes, when the house has a beautiful, high-end, contemporary architecture - staging is the cherry on top. It completes the look and contributes to the overall, aesthetically pleasing finish. --- The houses that benefit the most from engaging professional home staging services are the older style, well-loved properties. [...]

Foxy First Class | All You Need to Know

By |2021-03-23T16:21:10+10:00March 23rd, 2021|Home Staging General Interest|

Aaaand the secret is finally out, whew! To give you a glance behind the scenes, we’ve spent the last few months preparing and perfecting something very special, something we knew would shake up the Brisbane Real Estate market and help even more people with selling their home. We’ve been keeping this pretty low-key, until none of us could think of any other ways to make it even better than it already is. And thus… Foxy First Class was introduced to the world! What is Foxy First Class? It’s our premium home-staging package offering a [...]

How to Style Homes Using Monochrome Colour Palette

By |2021-05-12T13:45:29+10:00March 12th, 2021|Colour Inspiration, Home Staging Tips|

When it comes to staging homes for sale, the first choice our Stylists have to make is decide which theme, style and colour palette are they bringing into the house. This can be a tough decision, as there are numerous different factors they must take into consideration - like buyers’ demographics, architecture of the house, what stock is available, and the list goes on. (Full article on ‘How to choose the right style’ HERE). Sometimes, there is a simple solution to bypass the lengthy, colour-matching process…. choosing the Monochrome Style! What is Monochrome? The term monochrome colour [...]

Consistency – the Most Underrated Principle of Business Success

By |2021-03-11T14:58:18+10:00March 11th, 2021|Business of Staging|

During our four years in business, we have witnessed the launch of several new Home Staging companies, not just here in Brisbane but Australia-wide. --- A few have taken off relatively quickly, but many struggled to either gain traction, or grow beyond a certain point. Watching them from the side lines while growing our own business has put us in a position, where we could look at the situation objectively and distinguish why some companies succeed and some struggle. All the businesses that struggled to gain traction or growth seemed to have one trait in common… a habit of [...]

minimalist style. | from the perspective of a Home Stager

By |2021-05-12T13:19:45+10:00March 6th, 2021|Home Staging Tips|

Minimalism is more than just an art movement. It expands beyond home design and transfers into a lifestyle. A lifestyle we all strive for but find generally difficult to achieve and/or maintain, especially in a busy household. --- A minimalist design consists of a lot of features that go hand-in-hand with the basic rules of Home Staging. Things like uncluttering, making small spaces appear larger and creating perception of the ideal lifestyle – all of which are congruent with the main principles of styling properties for sale. What We Love About Minimalism: It [...]

The Start & Growth of the Home-Staging Industry in Australia

By |2021-03-04T13:02:04+10:00March 4th, 2021|Business of Staging|

The process of selling a home is ever-changing. As technology has developed and the population grown, the real estate market has become progressively more competitive. This has led to the pursuit of discovering new & innovative marketing strategies for selling properties. These days, one of the most effective techniques to sell your home faster and for a higher price is having your house styled professionally by a Home Staging company. In Melbourne and Sydney, the concept of staging has now become an ingrained, non-negotiable part of the selling process, and Brisbane is also heading in that same direction. [...]