Karen Kirn's Blog Posts

🗝️Decorating with Vintage Pieces

Henriette von Stockhausen, an interior decorator, offers a refreshing perspective on decorating with vintage pieces, suggesting that it's not necessary to adhere strictly to a single style or.

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The Power of Staging in Today's Real Estate Market 🏡

First impressions are crucial. Homes that are professionally staged create a polished, inviting atmosphere. Research by the Real Estate Staging Association (RESA) reveals that 95% of buyers look

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Staging Tips and Trends for 2022

The Top Home Design Trends for 2022While staging should essentially convert the home to a blank canvas, incorporating a few modern, stylish elements adds intrigue and freshness. Plus, as we kick off

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10 Tips for Living in a For-Sale Home

10 Tips for Living in a For-Sale Home 1. Get packing before you go on the marketThe weeks before your home gets listed are the best time for clearing out clutter and minimizing the amount of

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Pantone Has Invented a New Shade: a ‘Happy’ Periwinkle Blue for 2022

For its 2022 color of the year, global color authority Pantone has for the first time created a brand new shade: Pantone 17-3938 Very Peri, a vibrant periwinkle blue with violet red undertones.

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Trying to decide on a short-term rental vs. a long-term rental?

Investment properties and what to considerA short term rental is often facilitated by peer-to-peer websites such as VRBO.com and AirBnB.com, short-term rentals are residential properties

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Working remote is changing how we buy homes.

Working Remotly has changed how we buy homes in 3 major waysThe way we work has always influenced where we live and what type of home we buy. For example, the post WW2 housing boom was

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Want to sell your home but worried about Covid-19? 5 Steps to make it safe for everyone!

 These 5 steps can make the process safe for everyone! 1) TAKE IT VIRTUALAs we’ve seen, technology has played a pivotal role in keeping us connected during these trying times, and

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Staging your home to sell. What is important and what isn't?

1. Stage where it countsNot all rooms are considered equal when it comes to home staging. You want to focus your efforts on the rooms that have the biggest potential to influence buyers’

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What is going on in the Westminster Art District?

So many amazing things going on in your neighborhood!Have you noticed the murals near 72nd street? Babe Walls is afestival that took place in August. It is a celebration ofwomen in art and a

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