June 3, 2017

CHARLES RUTENBERG REALTY DOUGLAS ELLIMAN FRANCES KATZEN HOME STAGING MERIDITH BAER

Home staging has always been an option for sellers, but in today’s market, it’s becoming almost mandatory.

While the top of the luxury market has gone soft over the last several months, so...

City living at it's finest.  A street level apartment with direct view of the train.  

This is what they mean when they say, "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade."

Recently I came across a staging project where the client needed to sell a street level apartmen...

Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial kick-off start to summer.  What better place to enjoy the sun (and a cocktail, of course), than on your patio with your friends and family.  

Here are 6 Things to Spruce Up Your Patio to give you and your guests (or buyers, if...

March 13, 2017

This weekend I attended a friend's grand opening of their 3rd neighborhood restaurant.  The place is decorated with all the comforts that give you the feeling of never wanting to leave...cozy fireplace, comfortable bar, and plenty of whimsical art to admire.   When we...

February 28, 2017

Lately I find myself thinking, how big of a home is really necessary?  How big is "big enough"?  After visiting a brownstone yesterday, I found myself walking around one empty room after another and wondering, "What would I do with all this space?" instead of "I really...

February 1, 2017

"I have nothing to wear."  Yet, you cannot fit another shoe in your closet.  

I am amazed how many clothes people own.  I once entered a friend's closet that gave me anxiety because there was too much.  All the shoes, jeans and jewelry made my head spin....

January 27, 2017

1.  Reserve an Amazing Hotel.  It's a big girls' sleepover!  It's been awhile since you got ready while dancing along to loud music and doing your make-up, with a crowd of besties in front of the mirror.  Get ready (and sleep) in style and comfort...and don't forget to...

January 16, 2017

Many of us take a family vacation so we can reconnect with our loved ones.

So when choosing your vacation rental make sure it is equipped with loads of fun for all ages.  A great way for families to bond is playing good ole' board games.  I stocked our lake house with n...

November 7, 2016

Mars Versus Venus, He Said She Said, Pink, Blue..etc.  Sharing a space with your mate can be difficult.  Decorating a space with your mate can be grounds for separation.

Here are a few tips to keep in mind when decorating your living room with your special someone.

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