Reader’s Digest, June 2005
“Your Home is a Stage”
Debra Gould’s Home Staging expertise is featured in a full page story opening the magazine’s RD Living Section.
Excerpt from Reader’s Digest Magazine:
“When house hunting, people like to imagine they can look past ugly decor or empty rooms to see potential, but usually they can’t! That’s why sellers might want to ‘repackage’ their house to appeal to potential buyers.
Enter professional home stager Debra Gould, president of Six Elements Inc.
She rearranges rooms, chooses paint colors, stores superfluous items and even brings in rental furniture. The results can be dramatic: After Gould staged a home that had sat on the market without an offer for six weeks, the owner received three offers within days and sold at 98% of the asking price. Her fee was modest when you consider that the owner was going to drop the listing price by $50,000 but called Gould first.
What does Gould look for?…”