You Only Get One Chance To Make a First Impression

The saying is true, you only get one chance to make a first impression. Make your home’s first impression count or you will be sadly counting the thousands of dollars you missed out on due to not preparing and staging your Toronto home or condo before listing it for sale.

We all tend to favour our own tastes over others. However, unfortunately not everyone will appreciate your own personal decorating style or sentimental decorative or historic pieces scattered throughout your home or condo. Although that beautiful family photo from your trip last summer may bring a smile to your face, it may prevent potential buyers from envisioning themselves living in your home, which is ultimately what you want them to do when they visit your home for the first time. When preparing to list your property for sale, it is extremely important to set the right impression from the very beginning in order to ensure that your home demands the right amount of attention that it deserves. Professionally staging your home or condo will assist you with selling your home or condo for the most amount of money in the least amount of time.

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With over 10 years of previous experience as the owner of a successful boutique design and build company that specialized in a wide range of design and build services, including but not limited to; high-end landscape design and build projects, custom cabinetry design and installations, lighting projects, kitchen & bathroom installations and more. I have unique hands on experience with the design and build process of various home related projects and a good eye for detail which has proven to be helpful to my clients that I have assisted with selling their properties for top dollar.

My team of designers, stagers, declutters, cleaners, painters, contractors and movers along with my professional videographers and photographers who are among some of the best in the business, work together with me to ensure your property is in top showing condition and is marketed in a way that demands top dollar.

In order to help my clients sell their properties for top dollar in the least amount of time, I provide complimentary staging and prep services when needed. Below is a list of just some of the services I provide to my clients when listing their property for sale when needed:

  • Decluttering
  • Cleaning
  • Window Cleaning (freehold homes only)
  • Garden pruning (freehold homes only)
  • Painting
  • Project management of various staging related renovations
  • Moving & Storage
  • Professional Photography
  • Professional Video

The Beaches Real Estate



  • Staging the living room was found to be most important for buyers (47 percent), followed by staging the master bedroom (42 percent), and staging the kitchen (35 percent).
  • Forty percent of buyers’ agents cited that home staging had an effect on most buyers’ view of the home.
  • Eighty-three percent of buyers’ agents said staging a home made it easier for a buyer to visualize the property as a future home.
  • Staging the living room was found to be most important for buyers (47 percent), followed by staging the master bedroom (42 percent), and staging the kitchen (35 percent).
  • One-quarter of buyer’s agents said that staging a home increased the dollar value offered between one and five percent, compared to other similar homes on the market that are not staged.
  • Twenty-eight percent of sellers’ agents said they staged all sellers’ homes prior to listing them for sale. Thirteen percent noted that they only staged homes that are difficult to sell.
  • The most common rooms that were staged included the living room (93 percent), kitchen (84 percent), master bedroom (78 percent), and the dining room (72 percent).
  • When staging a home, 22 percent of sellers’ agents reported an increase of one to five percent of the dollar value offered by buyers, in comparison to similar homes. Seventeen percent of respondents stated that staging a home increased the dollar value of the home between six and 10 percent.
  • Twenty-eight percent of sellers’ agents stated that there was a decreases in the time on the market when the home is staged.
  • The most common home improvement items agents recommended to sellers were decluttering the home (95 percent), entire home cleaning (89 percent), removing pets during showings (83 percent), and carpet cleaning (78 percent).

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