Staging and marketing company Guest House raises $3M

Guest House offers homesellers high-touch staging services that include a interior designer working directly with a number of national and local home furnishing retailers Guest House, a home staging and marketing services company, has raised $3 million in seed funding led by Range Ventures with participation from 87 Capital, Rucker Park Capital, Ludlow Ventures and … Read more

The Real Word: Is there an end date to the housing shortage?

Byron Lazine and Nicole White are two agents in Connecticut who give us their thoughts on the week’s news every Friday in “The Real Word,” a weekly video column on Inman. On Friday, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) voted to approve the controversial new policy which requires addresses on MLS listings. “The policy does … Read more

Clutter, be gone! How to help messy sellers zhuhz up their homes

It’s easy to bemoan cluttered, messy listings that don’t photograph or show well and end up sitting on the market. But by helping to facilitate the decluttering and cleaning while preparing a home for sale, you can add value to your services for little more than a few minutes of extra time. It’s easy to … Read more

Inman Handbook: Home staging in the midst of a red-hot market

The National Association of Realtors’ 2021 Profile of Home Staging revealed 53 percent of real estate agents don’t stage their listings, although nearly the same amount admitted staging resulted in higher offers from prospective buyers. The temptation to skip staging is higher than ever, as buyers offer more than top dollar for listings that would’ve … Read more

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