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Alicia Kurvin, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Alicia Kurvin answered:
How does one find a good home stager in the Sarasota area?
Hi Virginia, Im a realtor that does home staging. I also have several other contacts that are stagers and have various taste's.

Im happy to send over information.

Alicia Kurvin
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0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 14, 2014 Design & Decor in Sarasota
Heather Lamp, Real Estate Pro in Fort Mill, SC
Heather Lamp answered:
What is located at 3527 W. North Ave., Chicago, IL
It appears to be an abandoned building.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 10, 2014 Design & Decor in Chicago
The Real Est…, Real Estate Pro in 70002
The Real Estate Ladies answered:
we are hunting for a ranch style duplexe in the greater Lansing, mi area, to RENT
Were you able to find a great real estate agent in Lansing? I hope everything worked out for you. A great agent is hard to find so if you weren't pleased with how you were treated in th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 8, 2014 Design & Decor in 48840
Julia Carlson, Home Buyer in Florin Fruitridge In...
Julia Carlson answered:
Do Granite Countertops really matter to a buyer? If so are any colors extra helpful to a Realtor in attracting (or at least not turning off) buyers?
I purchased granite countertops for the same reason, Andrew. When I first moved into my home, my counters were an odd material so I quickly changed to granite. I have never loved my kit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 7, 2014 Design & Decor in Frederick County
Bob Strong, Home Buyer in Owasso, OK
Bob Strong answered:
Any one know any reliable landscaping design and contractor in Elk Grove area ?
I would recommend talking to your neighbors and friends. Networking is always a great way to find the best landscaping designers. If I lived in your area, I would recommend a friend of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 7, 2014 Design & Decor in 95757
Amy Boehm, Real Estate Pro in Boerne, TX
Amy Boehm answered:
Looking for a custom home builder to build on our 60 acres in Sisterdale, Texas. Any suggestions?
We work with a great builder, CE Construction. Victor builds in the range your are thinking and does wonderful homes. He is lives here in Boerne and knows the area well. Check out one ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Mar 13, 2014 Design & Decor in San Antonio
Jennifer Fiv…, Real Estate Pro in Red Hook, NY
Jennifer Fivelsdal answered:
Does anyone have some inexpensive staging hints?
Start by getting rid of some items (Declutter) Less is best. Put away personal items. Paint if necessary, rearrange the furniture you kept. Make sure everything is clean.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 12, 2014 Design & Decor in 21060
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
When it comes to staging homes, what is a style that you've come to notice appeals to the majority of people?
As Stacy pointed out...it depends. A home with a great big canyon-stone fireplace and massive hearth would not go well with minimalist black, white, and glass furnishings.

In some ho ... more
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Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
Has anyone noticed the new trend of painting the fireplace bricks white? What do you all really feel about it?
I have been contemplating this same question. I have a brick fireplace in my home that goes all the way to the ceiling. We have lived in the home for 5 years and have never used it on ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 9, 2014 Design & Decor in Nashville
Cathy Radzie…, Home Owner in Tempe, AZ
Cathy Radziemski answered:
We are looking to buy a houseful of nice, upscale, used furniture. Looking for resources in Scottsdale, AZ besides Craigslist and ads. Any ideas?
We have several large pieces we want to sell but don't have a truck to transport them to a consignment store. Does anyone know of a store that will pick up?
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 7, 2014 Design & Decor in Scottsdale
Heather Lamp, Real Estate Pro in Fort Mill, SC
Heather Lamp answered:
What is the best closing gift you as buyers/sellers have ever received from your Realtor?
This may sound crazy, but our office manager was just talking about this. She received four movie tickets when she closed her house in Maryland. Tucked them away (no expiration date) an ... more
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Heather Lamp, Real Estate Pro in Fort Mill, SC
Heather Lamp answered:
Interested in this house, but really don't like this stair banister. How much trouble (and cost) is it to replace a stair banister with another style?
Here's a website that may be able to help you:
http://www.improvenet.com/r/costs-and-prices/stairs-and-railings-cost-estimator
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 26, 2014 Design & Decor
Heather Lamp, Real Estate Pro in Fort Mill, SC
Heather Lamp answered:
Value of elevator installation?
How big is the house? How many stories? What's the tax value?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 26, 2014 Design & Decor in 94965
Heather Lamp, Real Estate Pro in Fort Mill, SC
Heather Lamp answered:
What is your favorite home design store in Knoxville?
LOVE visiting Knoxville!

Check these out:
http://arnwineshomefurnishings.com/
http://www.consigntodesignstore.com/
http://stores.designhouseinteriors.com/StoreFront.bok
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 26, 2014 Design & Decor in 37932
Flor Taveras, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Flor Taveras answered:
Are there companies who can furnish a property in my absence? I am wanting to buy a place but only have 2 weeks.
Hello Alexander,
I have a designer that will work for you, give me a call and I will assist you in purchasing and furnishing your new home.
Also, Hudson's Furniture has a special depa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 21, 2014 Design & Decor in Orlando
Donna Kerr, Real Estate Pro in Silver Spring, MD
Donna Kerr answered:
I just got my kitchen counter top installed with new venetian gold granite. I noticed there is a huge concentration of black veins on the middle.
If your builder agrees to replace the granite with another slab, I would highly recommend visiting the granite source/distributor in person to view the slabs and choose one you are happ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 5, 2014 Design & Decor in Frederick County
Jon Zolsky, Real Estate Pro in Daytona Beach, FL
Jon Zolsky answered:
I like granite and want to do the flooring with granite slab not tiles on my entire first floor. How much it add value to my home per sft.?
I believe this is a huge mistake. Granite is porous, and is not really good for floors, It would scratch a lot, and eventually liquid will go through and you will not be a happy camper. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 1, 2014 Design & Decor in 78727
dessyanaiwan, Other/Just Looking in New York, NY
dessyanaiwan answered:
What style are white plantation shutters? I mean is it country, bohemian, tropical, traditional or what?
Basically, White plantation shutters are custom creation for every customer's window ! I think white plantation shutters are traditional shutters to make your house more elegant and giv ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 1, 2014 Design & Decor in New York
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