The Importance of Staging a Home in a Seller’s Market

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Here in Southeast Michigan we find ourselves in a seller’s market.  Inventory is low and there are buyer’s a plenty.  For a seller, it’s a wonderful “problem” to have!  So why should a seller consider staging their home?

In a seller’s market, home buyers are typically looking at the top end of their budget […]

By |May 15th, 2017|Home Staging|0 Comments

Real Home by Jude Awarded Best of Houzz 2017!

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We are beyond thrilled to again be recognized as Best of Houzz for 2017!  Check out the Press Release here.  At Real Home by Jude we are committed to providing the best of the best to our clients by going above and beyond expectations at a competitive price.  We embrace and customers value […]

By |January 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Who Doesn’t Love Some Good Before/After Photos?

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Real Home by Jude is getting its ducks in a row for a very busy 2017 and reflecting on an amazing 2016!  As we reflect on the many owner occupied staging consultations and work we did we thought we’d share some extremely impactful before/after pictures. 

We worked with these homeowners by providing an in-home consultation and […]

By |January 8th, 2017|Home Staging|0 Comments

Finding Home Staging Companies in Michigan

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If you’re selling your home or thinking about selling your home, you may be looking for information and assistance  on how you can increase buyer appeal and sell your home for more money in less time.  There is a lot of information, myths as well as statistics out there about home staging and […]

By |February 21st, 2016|Home Staging|0 Comments

Real Home by Jude Voted Best of Houzz 2016

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This afternoon (after coming home from getting a root canal . . .  seriously) I was honored to find out that Real Home by Jude has been voted Best of Houzz 2016 for Service.  My goal has only been to provide my clients with the vacant or owner occupied home staging tools to […]

By |January 13th, 2016|Home Staging|0 Comments

Setting Goals for 2016

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This is a slightly different post than usual.  It’s not about home staging or design but about my personal homemaking shortcomings and a desire to improve.

I’ve never been one for New Year’s Resolutions but I’m big on setting goals.  (I might be splitting hairs here, but I think there’s a difference between a […]

By |January 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Refreshing a Living Room, Dining Room and Entry

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I recently presented this design plan to a lovely couple who knew it was time to update their living room, dining room and entry but didn’t know where to start.  They understood it was time for new paint, carpet and furnishings but were overwhelmed with possibly making costly mistakes.  By giving them a […]

By |January 9th, 2016|Design|0 Comments

2015 Home Staging Success Stories

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Happy New Year!

2015 was a banner year not only for Real Home by Jude home staging services in Southeast Michigan, but more importantly, for my clients.  I am absolutely thrilled with the growth and level of success and cannot wait to see what’s in store for this new year!  I continue to feel […]

By |January 6th, 2016|Home Staging|0 Comments

Four “C’s” for Staging Your Home

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Happy New Year!  A month or so ago I was shopping at HomeGoods with a client who is putting the finishing touches on staging her home.  (Hmmmm . . . shopping for a living . . . have I ever mentioned how much FUN my job can be?)   As we unloaded her shopping […]

By |January 4th, 2016|Home Staging|0 Comments

Why Stage a Vacant Home?

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There are a number of reasons a home going on the market may be vacant —  new builds, flipped properties and rental properties now being sold to name a few.   So why is it so valuable to the seller to stage these homes when in many cases it’s already been painted and prepped […]

By |October 5th, 2015|Home Staging|0 Comments