31 Days to a Staged Home :: Day 6, The Big Stuff

I'm so glad that you got here!
If you're a first-timer, welcome!
You may want to begin this Home Staging series HERE on the 1st day.

You can declutter, clean, slipcover old furnishings, plant new flowers in the garden bed,
or any myriad of other things to make your home look nice enough to get an MLS# assigned to it,
but if your home has any of the below problems 
(remember, in Day 3, I gave you my most valuable bit of staging advice?)
as known by you or found by an inspector,
it is imperative that these are mended
or any other effort you put into the house will be for naught.

The first part (and major) of your staging budget should be assigned to the following areas:

(Mac, our pre-listing inspector, discovers that our wiring is screwy.)

(This is our attic where Mac found that the flu pipe from our gas central heating unit had dislodged from its port and had been charring the inside of our attic in one spot. It would only have been a matter of time before it could catch fire. Scary!)

(The company that Mac works for is BrickKicker. I highly recommend them! And, really, they aren't paying me to say that. We will be using him again to inspect the house that we will be buying once this one sells.)

Fix the Big Things First.

Tomorrow I'll talk to you about the Small Things,
which may not be so small, after all.

And now it's here, all the information from all 31 days of the series, in one book.
Just click on the book below to be taken to Amazon to get a copy for yourself or to share.

Happy Staging! Happy Selling!

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  1. All this information is PRICELESS, Leslie! Thanks!!

  2. You are welcome, Bea!
    I am enjoying writing this, actually!

  3. Yes, we have an issue with the back fence that we put in. We cannot locate our property map (we think the company who surveyed many years ago lost it - they are out of business now). How do we get another one?? No one has been able to help us. We have to get this taken care of before we put the house on the market. Does a realtor have a way of locating one for us? What is the cost involved?


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  5. Hi, Leslie. Did you ever get a chance to create "31 Days to SOLD"? If not, would you be able to restore the full text of this series? I'd really appreciate it!

  6. Hi Leslie,

    I too would like to know whether your eBook is still in the works. I would really appreciate being able to read the full text. Thank you!


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