Author: Melissa Elizondo

Meet The Gurus

Imagine Gurus would not be the top-tier local business it is today without each valuable member of our team. When you hire Imagine Gurus, you are getting a highly qualified team, dedicated to exceeding expectations in serving you and making your home dreams a reality, whether...

DOES VIRTUAL STAGING WORK?

Not unless “bait and switch” seem like a good marketing plan. The idea of staging is to elicit an emotional response from a buyer and make them “fall in love” with the house. If they get excited about the look of a virtually staged home online...

IF WE STAGE, CAN WE INCREASE THE LISTING PRICE?

The best scenario is to view Staging as your “competitive edge” in listing your home at what the market can support, rather than at an inflated value. Preparing your house for market and Staging it is a pre-photo necessity to put its “best foot forward,” so...

best paint colors for selling a house
WHAT ARE THE BEST PAINT COLORS FOR SELLING A HOUSE?

As they say, “Light and Bright sells homes.” Light wall colors are best because they bounce light for the photographs and make them bright and crisp looking. Soft white or light grey are good choices. The same color throughout the house is recommended so it’s a...

DO I HAVE TO DO EVERYTHING THE STAGER SUGGESTS?

Perhaps you’ve just received advice from a Professional Stager and you’re wondering if you have to implement all of the suggestions given to market your home. The Professional Stager has given you an ultimate game plan for achieving maximum profit in marketing your home. Sometimes it...

HOME STAGER
DO I REALLY NEED A HOME STAGER?

Yes. Even Stagers need a Stager’s help to sell their own homes. Why should I hire a Stager? Because the way we live in and the way we market a house are completely different. You need an objective view. A Professional Stager has a specific skill set...

VACANT STAGING
WHAT IS VACANT STAGING?

Vacant Staging is for empty homes, to add some “life” and evoke emotion in buyers. If you’ve even toured an empty home, you realize it doesn’t show to its full potential. There’s usually an echo and it can feel “cold.” Most rooms look smaller with...

STAGING CONSULTATION
WHAT IS A STAGING CONSULTATION?

A Staging Consultation is a personalized game-plan for sellers who are living in their home to prepare it for market. A Staging Consultation by Imagine Gurus includes a personalized written report (“Profit List”) of everything needing to be done to prepare the home for market. An...

OCCUPIED STAGING
WHAT IS OCCUPIED STAGING?

Occupied Staging for sellers who are living in their home. It’s advice or hand-on help to prepare a home for market, making it appealing to potential home buyers. Occupied Staging utilizes the seller’s own furniture and décor. It can include editing (removing) certain items, rearranging...

WHAT EXACTLY IS HOME REDESIGN?
What exactly is home redesign?

Redesign is for home dwellers, not home sellers. It’s an affordable alternative to full-blown Interior Design or Interior Decorating, when just a little “refreshing” is needed. Redesign utilizes your own furniture and décor, rearranged for a fresh new look. It can include removing some items...