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Redesigned Training Homes – Client is speechless!

During the PRES 5 day staging & redesign course we do our ‘hands-on’ practicum in real client’s homes. Some definitely are ‘show homes’ and some are just wonderful, everyday family homes. We do both home makeovers for selling (staging) and home makeovers for living (redesign). Both are home transformations that…

Benjamin Moore Workshop – Paint Colours for Selling

What a great night at the Kensington Paint & Decorating Benjamin Moore store in Burnaby. Thanks Tim and Eric Rasmussen! Guests enjoyed a fun night of learning about 3 of the key areas to preparing your house for selling – Decluttering & depersonalizing; highlighting architectural features with correct furniture placement…

Just Beginnings Flowers – does great community work!

Flowers are such a terrific accessory to make any home more beautiful whether you are staging it for selling, or decorating for living. I wanted to let you know about a floral store and school that I just discovered in Surrey BC. With the guidance of a community leader, June…

MEET MRS. CANADA a PRES MEMBER!

This might seem a tad late now that July 1st Canada Day has passed but I just received these photos. I want to put Christine Dempster of www.stagerighthomestaging.ca in the spot light for being so patriotic! Christine and her partner participated in the Bowen Island Canada Day parade and they…

CNN – 7 Emerging Careers – Home Staging #1!!!!

This is great news for those of us already in the business and those who are thinking about it. Think no more!!! While this is a USA stat, Canada is always close behind. For the entire article go to this link: HOME STAGING #1 EMERGING CAREER By Rachel Zupek CareerBuilder.com…

Flowers Offer Inspiration

I love looking at floral shops in every city I travel to because they always offer so much inspiration. Not only are the flowers exquisite, they smell divine and floral shops have some beautiful home decor pieces that you don’t always find in the other home decor stores. If you…

SPACELiFT Stages Event with Trevor Linden!

Recently one of our PRES graduates had the opportunity to stage a “set” for a media event put on for Best Buy/Future Shop by LG Electronics. The client wanted the boardroom to look like a “media” room featuring their newest electronics. SPACELiFT rented furnishings from FLUFF Rentals, set the stage…

Featuring our PRES Member Stagers

At the PRES Staging & Redesign school we are proud of our graduates. We believe we have some of the best stagers and redesigners in the West! Stay tuned for some of our featured PRES graduates who are doing some amazing projects that are a little bit ‘outside the box’…

City TV – June 9th See Dana Smithers Live at 12:20pm

Preparing your house for selling is more important than ever in this a ‘buyer’s market’. Buyers are taking their time looking at what is on the market and they like those homes that ‘look great’. Getting a home to have that ‘WOW’ appeal takes work on the part of the…

NEW COURSE! Creating Presentations that Sell July 17th

Creating Presentations that Sell You – Part 1 Are you ready to expand your marketing to include group talks to home owners, sellers and realtors but lack the confidence to try it? Would you like to have a No-Fail Template to create a talk for 2 to 1000s of people?…