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In this free guide, you will receive tips on how to set up a home for viewing, with insider information and outside-the-box thinking. The guide includes:

  • Top 10 reasons to stage a home
  • 6 low cost ways to improve your home
  • Before and after photos to illustrate best staging practices
  • Tips on successful staging
  • Perspectives from both buyers and sellers

Make a house a home with these expert suggestions.

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And as an Accredited Home Stager, Leslie’s keen eye for design and one-of-a-kind marketing techniques assist her clients in preparing their homes for sale and in attracting rock-solid buyers. Leslie’s caring attitude toward those she represents is part of what makes her such a skilled negotiator. She wants the best for her extended family of clients who soon learn they can depend on her throughout every transaction.

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