June 2024

Home Staging and Real Estate: Timelines for Success

By |2024-06-05T13:39:08+10:00June 5th, 2024|Behind The Scenes, Business of Staging, Life in Real Estate, Selling Your Home, The Real Estate Life|

In the world of real estate, first impressions matter. That's why property styling has become an essential tool to attract buyers and elevate the value of homes on the market. However, the timing involved in preparing a property for sale is more intricate than meets the eye. So, in this blog, I want to shed light on the behind the scenes timing factors in the home staging industry. Whether you’re a fellow home stager, real estate agent or home seller, I hope this gives you an understanding of our timing, especially as we head into our busy period. From [...]

July 2023

The Art of Staging Townhouses: Elevate Your Space

By |2023-07-18T14:46:26+10:00July 18th, 2023|Behind The Scenes, Business of Staging, DIY Home Staging, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home, Styling Furniture|

Staging Townhouses Today, I’m going to shine a spotlight on staging townhouses for sale by diving into an example property that we styled recently. This style of property is our bread and butter here at Foxy. And while functionality is important for living in a property, styling homes for sale differs, as (to state the obvious) a sale is the ultimate goal! To do this we want to appeal to a broad market, while focusing on first impressions, accessibility, and a layout that showcases the space in the home. We want to generate a buzz and create a [...]

June 2023

5 Tips for an Efficient Pack Up Process

By |2023-06-26T15:19:26+10:00June 26th, 2023|Behind The Scenes, Business of Staging, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home|

5 Tips for an Efficient Pack Up Process This article is for the home staging business owners out there. As home stagers, an efficient pack up (de-stage, bump-out, depending on your terminology) of a property is essential to minimise downtime and maximise team productivity. The end goal being to fit more jobs in a day! In this article, I’ll explore ways we streamline the pack ups to ensure an efficient pack up process. Our pack ups revolve around how the truck gets loaded, so we’ve adopted strategies and have specific training with every team member to make sure [...]

May 2023

Key Rooms for Home Staging

By |2023-05-08T12:39:02+10:00May 8th, 2023|DIY, DIY Home Staging, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home, Uncategorized|

If you’re looking to stage your home yourself, you’ve come to the right place! There are certain rooms that are more valuable to focus your attention on. So in this article, I will explore the most important rooms to stage to sell your home. Starting with first impressions, which are integral to catch the attention of your potential buyers. Then moving on to the "hero shot”, a crucial element that is the most impactful and visually appealing photo of your home. Then discussing curb appeal, along with outdoor areas, and big cost rooms like the bathroom, kitchen, and living [...]

How to Prepare Your Home for Sale

By |2023-05-02T11:26:09+10:00May 2nd, 2023|DIY, DIY Home Staging, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home|

Selling your home can be an exciting but daunting task. Whether you’re staging your home yourself, or employing home staging services, this blog will guide you through the process of how to prepare your home for sale. And also share some tips and tricks to help you make a great first (and lasting) impression! Cosmetic Changes Cosmetic changes will make a big difference in how your home presents to potential buyers. And while big renovations can be costly and time-consuming, there are smaller changes you can make that still have [...]

February 2023

Tips to Style Your Bathroom For Sale

By |2023-02-20T11:49:25+10:00February 20th, 2023|Bathroom Staging, DIY Home Staging, Home Make Over, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home|

We have spoken about styling most spaces in your home, but it might be surprising to learn that one of the most frequently asked about rooms is the smallest in the home. So, today on the Foxy blog I thought it would be a good idea to tackle this room and dive into all things bathrooms! Bathrooms are a critical component in helping a buyer decide whether a home is for them. Now, structural and cosmetic renovations can go a long way in helping a buyer weigh the cost benefits of a home that is perfect vs one that [...]

September 2022

Frequently Asked Questions – Home Staging Edition

By |2022-09-02T15:46:47+10:00September 2nd, 2022|Business of Staging, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Owner Occupied Home Staging, Selling Your Home, Vacant Home Staging|

F.A.Qs about Home Staging Are you planning on selling your house soon and thinking about getting your home staged but have some questions about the process? If so, then you’re in the right place! Below we’ve compiled a list of our five most frequently asked questions we receive here at Foxy Home Staging. From costs to timing, the process and everything in between, we’ve covered it all in this article! What is the average cost of home staging? Pricing depends on a wide range of factors, including the size of the house and [...]

August 2022

The Importance Of Incorporating A TV When Staging A Home

By |2022-08-07T11:45:59+10:00August 7th, 2022|Behind The Scenes, DIY, DIY Home Staging, Home Make Over, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home, Styling Furniture|

When it comes to staging a home for sale, there are many design and styling rules that companies follow to ensure that when the house hits the market it reaches the right target audience, increases the number of potential buyers, and highlights the home’s best features while detracting from the less desirable attributes. From the selection and placement of furniture and artwork to the addition of accessories, there are many things to consider and incorporate when staging a home. While there are multiple furniture and decor pieces that all home staging companies use, there are also a few items [...]

October 2021

5 Tips for Sellers to Achieve a Successful Open Home

By |2021-10-20T16:43:25+10:00October 20th, 2021|Selling Your Home|

When you’re selling your home, a popular marketing tactic that your real estate agent may try is to host a few open homes to bring potential buyers onto your property. Now because you, the selling homeowner, won’t be around during the open house, you might feel like there’s not much you can do to contribute to a successful event. But the truth is, hosting an open house is the last step in the process AFTER all the preparations have been finalised. The Home Preparation Process FIX CLEAN [...]

October 2020

How to Style Your Home for Sale: Choosing the Right Style

By |2020-10-27T08:10:24+10:00October 26th, 2020|Behind The Scenes, Business of Staging, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home|

How Do You Determine Which Style to Choose? This is a great question and one we get quite often. Let's dig in. For Home Stagers - getting the style right is of paramount importance. It can mean the difference between someone selling their house or not.  After all, these people entrusted us with their livelihoods, which is a responsibility we don’t take lightly. That’s why we always exercise a fair amount of due diligence and look at each property individually. Every house is unique, and everyone’s situation is different, which means there is no simple answer. But we can [...]

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