• 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 […]

  • From Shags to Riches

      “It’s much easier for me to make major life, multi-million dollar decisions, than it is to decide on a carpet for my front porch. That’s the truth.”   – Oprah Winfrey   View OUR before & after gallery Taking you on a magic carpet ride. When I was a kid carpet selections were limited in colour […]

  • Kitchen Confidential

      “If you look at the statistics, people spend most of their time in the kitchen. Aside from the backyard, it’s one of my favorite places to renovate.”   – Vanilla Ice   View OUR before & after gallery Brand New on a Budget The secret to keeping your kitchen looking new and fresh is that it […]

  • How to Have a Happy Home

      “Shine is my favourite colour.”  – Marc Jacobs   View OUR before & after gallery Let the Sun Shine In. We often tend to put things off that we don’t enjoy doing, whether it’s going to the dentist, doing our taxes, or maintaining our property. They may not be at the top of our priority list, […]