Archive for November, 2014

How to Home Stage Fireplaces

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

How to Home Stage a Fireplace

The chilly months are here to stay. And yes, home sales usually do slow down during the winter. But don’t pout. Home staging can go a long way, and an attractive fireplace can make a big difference. Plus, fireplaces are “hot” items for homebuyers—a 2007 study from the National Association of Realtors study showed that 46 percent of homebuyers would shell out more for a home outfitted with one. So hop to it and make yours gorgeous. (more…)

DIY Holiday Gifts for the Home

Monday, November 24th, 2014

DIY Holiday Gifts for the Home

The holiday season is full of gift giving, gift getting, and lots of festive activities for kids and adults alike. However, it’s also the time of year we tend to spend the most money at retail shops. If buying gifts from “big box” stores isn’t your thing, or you’re trying to keep the spending to a minimum, or you just prefer to give something made with love, now is the perfect time of the year to try inventive, chic, and fun DIY gift ideas. Here are a few of our favorites. (more…)

Home Staging with Fabrics

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Home Staging with Fabrics

While most people just think of furniture arrangement when it comes to home staging, fabrics also can play a big role in the entire process. A few bright throw pillows can make a huge difference. Plus, if you’re on a really tight budget, fabric is an easy way to freshen up your home without breaking the bank. (more…)

Spending Thanksgiving in San Diego

Monday, November 17th, 2014

his Thanksgiving, soak in San Diego’s beautiful weather and enjoy some of the very best turkey day events around the city.

If you’re in San Diego during Thanksgiving, you’re already made it. Remember that no matter what happens during your turkey day, you are thousands of miles from the bone-chilling Midwest cold and the painful unforgiving winters. From ice-skating, a fun a competitive 5K, to early Christmas shopping, there’s not shortage of exciting events in San Diego on Thanksgiving. (more…)

Using Color in Home Staging

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Chairs

When it comes to home staging, color can be a tricky thing. Too much of it can really turn a buyer off (you want your home to look nice, not like a circus), but too little can make things look a little bland. But strategically used color can take your home from blah to brilliant. And all it can take is a coat of paint. Use this guide to know when to use (and not use) color in home staging.

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Finding the Right Real Estate Agent

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Finding the Right Real Estate Agent

Choosing the right real estate agent is a critical element to selling any home. The process of finding the right real estate agent can be an arduous and challenging task, especially in larger cities where there are thousands of capable and successful practicing agents. A great place to start is by asking friends and relatives who have sold their homes for any recommendations for great real estate agents. Like anything else in life, connections matter. And chances are that your friends and family had a fantastic experience with an agent, therefore that’s a really great place to start your search. (more…)

Find the Right Home Stager

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Finding the Right Home Stager

If your home is about to hit the market or you’re a real estate professional who is trying to sell a home, chances are your to-do list is about a mile long. You’ll have to spruce up the home to make it appealing to buyers. If “find a great home stager” also is on your list, we’re here to let you know that you don’t need to feel quite so stressed. By asking these professional-approved questions and following our tips, you’ll be working with or have hired a home stager that is your dream come true in no time. (more…)

Add Signature Furniture Rental on Pinterest!

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Pinterest Flower

In today’s digital world, you might feel bombarded by the constant tweets, texts, status updates and e-newsletters you probably get daily if not hourly. But as anyone who loves social media knows, there are those accounts that you can’t live without. You know the ones. That Instagram travel blogger who always posts the most stunning pictures. The twitter users that always make you laugh with their witty, pithy musings. Your Facebook friend whose every status update or baby photo makes you smile. Well, get ready to add Signature Furniture Rental’s Pinterest page to the list of must-follow accounts.  (more…)