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At Organized Homes & Staging by Kristin, LLC, our mission is to offer exceptional service and skill in the areas of home staging, redesign and organizing. Continued learning will always be an integral aspect of Organized Homes & Staging by Kristin, LLC to provide only best-in-class, expert solutions. Maintaining the highest levels of consideration, honesty, integrity and professionalism will remain at our core.

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Home Staging Basics

There are five basic areas that need to be addressed with preparing your house to sell:

Declutter – many people hate this word, but it is a home staging basic! To put it bluntly, if you don’t take the time to pack up excess décor and knick-knacks, family photos and your collections, it may very well cost you an offer from a potential buyer. I promise, people will get caught up in looking at your “stuff” rather than the features of the house. Embrace decluttering – it can be very freeing! Read the rest of this entry »

Anatomy of an Occupied Home Staging Project

I recently had the pleasure of working with a really sweet family to help them get their lovely house in Chaska, MN ready to sell. After a brief phone conversation to gather important details about the house and their timing on when they wanted to get the house listed, we scheduled a date for the home staging consultation.

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2016 RESA Conference

In January I attended the Real Estate Staging Association (RESA) Conference for the third year in a row. The conference was held in Las Vegas at the TI Casino (the old Treasure Island) and it was fantastic in so many ways!

The speakers were phenomenal – interesting, hilarious, motivational and shared information relevant to owners of home staging businesses.

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What is Occupied Home Staging?

For almost six years, I have been working with sellers to guide and help them in getting their house ready to sell. On occasion, I still meet a seller who is unfamiliar with what home staging is exactly.  In a nutshell, home staging is preparing a house (both the interior and exterior) to sell; its visual marketing of a house – and, it is much more than just decorating and making it look pretty.  The goal in staging a house to sell is to showcase it so that it appeals to a majority of buyers, which often times will result in a quicker sale for more money.

During the initial home staging consultation with a seller, the house is assessed as to what steps should be taken in order to get it ready to show its best on the market. These steps include deep cleaning, de-cluttering, addressing all repair work, neutralizing the house and possibly updating in key areas.

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2015 BEST OF WACONIA AWARD IN HOME STAGING

I was very excited and honored to receive an email in early September from the Waconia Award Program letting me know that I had been selected as the Best of Waconia winner for 2015 in the category of Home Staging. I am fortunate to grow a rewarding business in the community I live, doing something that I am excited and passionate about. I love the town of Waconia, the people who live here and the clients and business partners I am fortunate to work with.

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Organized Homes & Staging by Kristin, LLC Receives 2015 Best of Waconia Award

Waconia Award Program Honors the Achievement

WACONIA September 2, 2015 — Organized Homes & Staging by Kristin, LLC has been selected for the 2015 Best of Waconia Award in the Home Staging category by the Waconia Award Program. Read the rest of this entry »

Best of Houzz 2015

Kristin Campbell of Waconia, MN Receives Best Of Houzz 2015 Award

Over 25 Million Monthly Unique Users Rated Top-Rated Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in the United States and Around the World

 Sept.2013Waconia, MN, March 10, 2015Organized Homes & Staging by Kristin, LLC of Waconia, MN has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Customer Satisfaction by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The home staging, design and organizing business was chosen by the more than 25 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 500,000 active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals. Read the rest of this entry »

I HATE TO SAY IT, BUT I THINK YOU NEED MORE TIME

I sometimes get asked the question “How much time should I plan for to prepare my house for selling?”  My answer is always “As much time as you can”.  The moment you know that your house is going to be put on the market for sale, you need to start the process of marketing it to sell.

I cannot tell you how many phone calls and emails I have gotten where the homeowner wants to list the house “next week”.  I just silently cringe to myself, because I know that 99.9% of the time, that is simply not enough time to do all that should be done.

It’s incredible how easily we all accumulate “stuff”.  Especially if you have lived in your house for a while, chances are you have a lot of “stuff”.  This “stuff” is shoved in closets, utility rooms, cabinets, storage rooms, piled up in the garage and so on.  I get it, I really do – I am the queen of “stuff”.

 

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