Check out my Home Staging Tips page on Anchor! Kasia McDaniel provides all sorts of home staging tips to get your house ready for the real estate market. Come back each week to listen to interviews with local vendors who can help you get your home ready or for more home staging tips.

3 Must Have Items in Your Foyer When Selling Your Home

by Kasia McDaniel | Home tips

3 Must Have Items in Your Foyer When Selling Your Home

Foyers are the first thing buyers see when they come into your home, so you need to WOW them from the start. I share 3 things you should have in your foyer to make it look inviting to sell your home faster.

Organization tips for your pantry, cabinets and closets

by Kasia McDaniel | Home tips

Organization tips for your pantry, cabinets and closets

Need some help organizing your pantry, cabinets or closets? Let me share some tips and tricks to get you organized in all these areas.

4 Easy Decluttering Tips You Can Use Now

Is clutter making you crazy? Not sure where to begin? Let me share 4 easy ways to get you started and my favorite way to “rip off the bandaid”.

Weekly meal planning during Coronavirus lockdown

by Kasia McDaniel | Home tips

Weekly meal planning during Coronavirus lockdown

“Hey Mom, what’s for dinner?” Do you cringe when you hear that question? I know I do. But luckily I found a system that has worked for me for years and it’s been useful during this time of Coronavirus when we are trying to limit our exposure in public places. Listen to what I do each week to plan my family meals.

Shuffling furniture for distance learning space during Coronavirus

by Kasia McDaniel | Home tips

Shuffling Furniture for Distance Learning During Coronavirus

Day 5 of distance learning during Coronavirus and we learned our kids’ work spaces aren’t working for them. The same applies to when moving in your new home. What you thought was a good layout, may not work for you. Don’t be afraid to change it. Listen to how I fix this work space dilemma.

Finding Work Space For Kids’ Distance Learning During Coronavirus

Coronavirus has caused some disruption to include school closings. I share what we did to set up work spaces for our kids in order to continue their education at home.

Finding work space for kids' distance learning

by Kasia McDaniel | Home tips

Getting to Know Your German Home: Dishwashers

Living in a German home has taught me a lot of things. Not everything works the same way in a German house as it does in your old house in the US. Today we discuss German dishwashers and the need to add salt to the machine. Let me explain why that is needed and where you can find the salt on the local economy.

Can I Do The Staging Myself?

Some homeowners want to do the work themselves to save a bit of money when selling their house which is great. But they may ask, can I do the staging myself? Listen to Kasia McDaniel’s answer in this podcast.

Interview with Mortgage Loan Officer, Megan Tucker

Do you know what you need to buy a home? Learn the answer to this and other mortgage questions when Kasia McDaniel interviews Megan Tucker, a mortgage loan officer, at CMG Financial.

Interview with Mortgage Loan Officer, Megan Tucker

by Kasia McDaniel | Home Staging Tips

How Long Does It Take To Stage a Home?

Listen how Kasia McDaniel answers the frequently asked question by homeowners on staging time.

How Long Does It Take To Stage a Home?

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Pest Management For Your Home - Interview with PMi

by Kasia McDaniel | Home Staging Tips

Pest Management For Your Home – Interview with PMi

If you have ant problems or other wildlife trying to get into your home, chances are you need to contact a pest management company to take care of it before you sell your home. Kasia McDaniel talks with Patrick Thompson from Pest Management Systems Inc (PMi) about their services and how they can help homeowners.

 

Do I have to get rid of my furniture when selling my house?

by Kasia McDaniel | Home Staging Tips

Do I have to get rid of my furniture when selling my house?

Sometimes homeowners are worried their furniture may not look picture perfect when it comes time to selling their home. Kasia McDaniel explains what she does during her home staging consultation when it comes to staging furniture in your home.

Home Staging Repairs - Interview with Justin's Handyman Services

by Kasia McDaniel | Home Staging Tips

Home Staging Repair – An Interview with Justin’s Handyman Services

Sometimes you need to repair things around the house before you sell it. Kasia McDaniel talks with Justin Ettere from Justin’s Handyman Services to talk about what he can do to help homeowners.

What is light staging?

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What is Light Staging and Does Blue Diamond Staging & Design Provide That Service?

Ever hear of light staging and wonder what it is? Can it help sell a home faster? Let Kasia McDaniel explain light staging and what she provides to homeowners.

Why I started my home staging business

by Kasia McDaniel | Home Staging Tips

Why I Started My Home Staging Business

Learn what motivated Kasia McDaniel, owner of Blue Diamond Staging & Design, to become a home stager.

10 Quick Staging Tips on Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is important when you are selling your home because it the first impression of your home that buyers will see. I know you are probably thinking, curb appeal is the last thing on my mind. Why should I spend any time on the outside when the inside is good enough? Because like I said, the first impression is what will stick with them. Buyers make an opinion within 8-10 seconds of seeing the home.

10 Quick Staging Tips on Curb Appeal

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Home Staging Tips for Fall

Buyers need to fall in love with your home. Kasia McDaniel shares 4 tips to get your home ready for the real estate market if you plan on selling your home during the Fall season.

Nightstand Essentials When Staging Your Home

What should you have on your nightstand when selling your home? Does it look cluttered? What items should you really have on it? Let Kasia McDaniel share her tips for bedroom staging.

Nightstand essentials when selling your home

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Home Staging – It Doesn’t Pay to Wait and See

Have you thought about staging but don’t know what to do? Think your home can’t look anything like those you see on HGTV? You need to get out of that mindset. Let Kasia McDaniel help explain home staging and what you can do to get your home sold faster. Listen for more details.

Home Staging - It doesn't pay to wait and see

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Worst Staging Advice Given

Have you been given some bad staging advice or wonder if you REALLY need to do what they said? Let Kasia McDaniel of Blue Diamond Staging & Design share some bad staging advice given to homeowners.

How to get the kids on board with home staging

by Kasia McDaniel | Home Staging Tips

How to Get the Kids on Board with Home Staging

How do you get your house ready to sell when you have kids underfoot? Moving is stressful and the kids can stress you out even further. Listen to some tips on how to get the kids involved and still keep your sanity.

3 reasons new wall paint can help you sell your home faster

by Kasia McDaniel | Home Staging Tips

3 Reasons New Wall Paint Can Help You Sell Your Home Faster

People are worried that if they paint a room, they pick the wrong color or they don’t want to spend the money. Let Kasia McDaniel give you three reasons how a new paint color can help sell your home quickly.

Hire a Cleaning Crew to Help Sell Your Home

by Kasia McDaniel | Home Staging Tips

Hire a Cleaning Crew To Help Sell Your Home

Cleaning can be a challenge to some homeowners. Normally I would do the cleaning but then there were times where even I could not get out the stains. It helps to have professionals come in and do the cleaning for you. Let Kasia explain how a cleaning crew can help you get your home ready.

What Does a Home Stager Do?

I get this question a lot. Most times homeowners have never staged their home before and are wondering if they really need the help. Kasia McDaniel explains what she does during her home staging consultation and beyond.

Should I remove my popcorn ceiling?

by Kasia McDaniel | Home Staging Tips

Should I Remove My Popcorn Ceiling?

Is a popcorn ceiling REALLY a concern for home buyers? Sometimes the priorities have to be considered and a popcorn ceiling may not be one. Kasia McDaniel explains what may be a bigger concern and then what you can do about the ceiling.