• 5 Easy Budget Friendly Outdoor DIY’s

    With the beautiful weather here, most of us just want to spend more time outside, perhaps having a cold one on a patio somewhere, or heading to the lakefront to soak in some sun.  But for those days that you just don’t want to stroll so far from home, why not make the most of your own outdoor space and create a place that you really can enjoy.

  • Open your yellow pages

    Through the years, we meet interesting and enthusiastic people from all walks of life and in many different professions. What I have learned over time is that each one of us has a wealth of knowledge within our own network. Essentially we have an internal “yellow page book” at our finger tips.

  • Abracadabra!

    Spring is slowly on its way! It’s like watching a Magician do a magic trick. One day it’s snowing and the next the sun is shining, the birds are singing, and next thing you know the city is in full bloom. Just as the outside can instantly change, the inside of your home can do the same.

  • Love Potion #9

    When preparing your home for sale, it is all about first impressions. Sellers concentrate on the inside of the house which certainly is important, however, they sometime overlook the importance of the outside. The outdoor space is the first visual that the potential buyer sees. How do you ensure that the first impression is a positive one?

  • House Coach wants to send you on a date!

    After months of planning, we are thrilled to showcase our brand new website. This definitely calls for a celebration! There is no better time to celebrate it with you then on Valentine’s Day, the most romantic day of the year. To help celebrate this special day, we are running a contest and […]

  • It’s time to go back to the future!

    Over the holiday season I was away on a Caribbean cruise. I was able to wind down, enjoy friendship, get some sun, appreciate good food and décor on the ship, and enjoy all of the stunning landscapes on each island. What I have learned over time in design is that the concept is […]

  • Home is where the heart is

    “Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.” – Hamilton Wright Mabie   View OUR before & after gallery Thank you for a wonderful year. Life is full of many memories that we hold dear to our hearts.  For myself, one memory stands out that I will never forget. Several […]

  • Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!

    “Winning isn’t everything, but it beats anything in second place.”  –  William C. Bryant   View OUR before & after gallery The Title of ‘Home Seller’ goes to… If you’ve ever watched a beauty pageant or the Great British Bake Off, you’re aware the goal is to win the contest against your competition! Staging your home […]

  • Send Clutter to the Gutter!

    “Clutter is postponed decisions.”  – Barbara Hemphill   View OUR before & after gallery The Trilogy – Part III Now that you have packed away your worldly possessions, the next step is to De-clutter. Think of this process as a head-start or “pre-packing”, which you will eventually need to do anyway. This is the time to re-evaluate […]

  • Step two! There’s so much we can do!

    “The best thing about a picture is that it never changes, even when the people in it do.” – Andy Warhol   View OUR before & after gallery The Trilogy – Part II Congratulations! Give yourself a pat on the back. You are ready to move on to stage 2 of the 3D Staging Effect: de-personalizing […]

  • The BIG Move – Now in 3D!

    The Trilogy – Part I “Great directors can understand the staging in such a way that can make a scene come alive.”  – Al Pacino View OUR before & after gallery Congratulations, you made the big decision to sell your home! Every property has its own priority list of things to do that will enhance the […]

  • 4 Steps to get out of the Doghouse

      “No animal should ever jump up on the dining room furniture unless absolutely certain that he can hold his own in the conversation.”   – Fran Lebowitz   View OUR before & after gallery When dog fur is part of the decor. For seven wonderful years we had a 150 pound Great Dane whom we loved […]