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Living Room Dining Room staged with furniture and accessories by Organized by Design

Home Staging a Vacant Townhome in the Weatherstone Community of Chester Springs, PA.

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 by Sherry Castaldi
Category: Home Staging

This vacant townhome in the desirable Weatherstone community of Chester Springs had been on the market for over 100 days when Organized by Design was contracted to stage it.

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Home Staging Sold $45,000 over list price

Real Estate Staging Association Sold Over List Price Club

Monday, September 18th, 2017 by Sherry Castaldi
Category: Business | Home Staging

RESA Sold Over List Price Club

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What does it take to professionally stage a vacant home and is it worth the investment?

Friday, September 1st, 2017 by Sherry Castaldi
Category: Home Staging

Professionals make it look easy. What does it really take from first assessment to creative design through actual labor needed to stage a vacant home to achieve expert results from cold empty rooms to beautiful rooms photo-shoot worthy of a magazine spread.

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Living Room stages with furniture and accessories by Organized by Design

Selling Your Home? Look to Home Staging for Your Maximum Profit!

Monday, January 16th, 2017 by Sherry Castaldi
Category: Home Staging

The home in the above photo was staged and sold $10,000 over asking price with multiple offers in the first 3 days on the market.

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Living Room staged by Organized by Design

What does it cost to stage a vacant home? Can you afford it? Can you afford not to?

Saturday, April 16th, 2016 by Sherry Castaldi
Category: Home Staging

The home in the above photo was staged and sold $47,000 over the list price with multiple offers for a 17% ROI.

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Color consulting by Organized by Design, Downingtown, PA

Color, a Love or Fear Relationship?

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 by Sherry Castaldi
Category: Home Makeovers | Home Staging

Do you love color or does it strike fear in you?

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Home Staging Styled Bookcase Built-ins by Organized by Design

Style Your Bookcases to Stage Your Home

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 by Sherry Castaldi
Category: Home Staging

Bookcases, their purpose and style there of, can be most controversial when it comes to staging.

If you are a lover of books, a bookcase loaded from left to right on each shelf with rows, and even double rows, of books is likely a comfort to you. Bookshelves are merely a functional way to house your precious collection of books, along with other little personal trinkets and keepsakes. Seeing a room “wallpapered” with your books and collectables likely means comfort, bringing you a warm and fuzzy feeling in the room.

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Is Staging Speed Dating for Your Home? Finding the perfect match to “Settle” on

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 by Sherry Castaldi
Category: Home Staging

Like dating is to sex appeal, staging a house is all about buyer appeal. It’s a face lift, hair, makeup and wardrobe makeover all rolled into one for your home to seduce a buyer with its irresistible good looks.

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Occupied Home Staging: When You Choose to Live in a Home Staged for Sale

Friday, February 13th, 2015 by Sherry Castaldi
Category: Home Staging

This year’s Real Estate Staging Association conference was especially exciting and eventful for me. I was truly honored to be prestigiously awarded a RESA 2015 Top 10 Home Stager of the Year Occupied Category United States™. With so many talented home stagers nationwide, it is a crowning achievement to make the top 10 in a trade association comprised of so many professional stagers and re-designers.

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12 Expert Tips for Successfully Staging a Bathroom

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 by Sherry Castaldi
Category: Home Staging

Bathrooms may be the smallest rooms in your home, but don’t overlook their importance when its time to stage your home to sell.

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Don’t Forget the Front Door when Staging Your Home

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 by Sherry Castaldi
Category: Home Staging

Since many homeowners have garages and enter their homes through the garage, they seldom view their front door. However if you’re putting your home on the market, your prospective buyers should be entering by the front door.

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For the Luxury Home Buyer… This could be the home you’ve been waiting for right here in Chester County, PA

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 by Sherry Castaldi
Category: Home Staging

Organized by Design is honored to give you a peek at this staged to showcase magnificent 10,000 sq. ft.+ Country Home Estate situated on 34 beautiful acres in Chester County, PA.

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Don’t Leave Your Home Vacant to Sell It

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 by Sherry Castaldi
Category: Home Staging

Selling Your Home? A small investment in Home Staging can reap big rewards!

You’ve heard it all before, or at least you should have by now. Statistics prove time and time again that staging a home will sell it quicker and for more money than a home left un-staged. Most often the cost of staging is less than the first price reduction. So why do homeowners hesitate to stage when they have a vacant home to sell?

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The Stigma of Wallpaper

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 by Sherry Castaldi
Category: Home Staging

Why does wallpaper carry such a negative stigma when selling your home? Wallpaper is subjective décor that usually only appeals to the person who chose it, not to potential buyers if you are selling your home.

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When is your pet not your best friend? When You Want to Stage Your Home to Sell!

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 by Sherry Castaldi
Category: Home Staging

What does having pets have to do with selling your home?

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Curb Appeal, Yes it Matters!

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 by Sherry Castaldi
Category: Home Staging

Yes the front yard and truthfully your entire exterior counts as curb appeal and most especially when you are staging your home to sell. What your buyers view when they drive up to your home is your home’s curb appeal. Now is when you want it to be memorable in the best possible way, not memorable as an eyesore.

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Have a Vacant Home to Sell? Strategize with Home Staging for Your Best ROI

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 by Sherry Castaldi
Category: Home Staging

Sure you know that Home Staging is all about making your home appeal to more buyers so it can sell faster and for more money. We also know that empty vacant homes do not show well.

Since over 90% of buyers start their search of homes on-line, trying to get any kind of perspective or space concept of a blank wall and empty room is all but impossible. If most buyers are forming an opinion of the home in the first 7-10 seconds of arriving, forget accomplishing any type of the emotional connection to a vacant home all together. 

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Professional Décor Dismantling for the Staged Home

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 by Sherry Castaldi
Category: Home Staging

Think your beautifully decorated elegant home doesn’t need to be staged to sell? Think again.

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The Emotional Side of De-cluttering for Home Staging

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 by Sherry Castaldi
Category: Home Staging

De-clutter!  

A frequently used “Home Staging Tip” when it comes time to sell your home. 

The definition of de-clutter is to remove unnecessary items from (an untidy or overcrowded place).

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Three Essential Elements of Successful Home Staging

Monday, May 13th, 2013 by Sherry Castaldi
Category: Home Staging

If you are considering selling your home you should also be considering having your home professionally staged.  By now you are probably familiar with term Home Staging and the benefits. 

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