How It Works
Most have never worked with a designer or home stager. You may have read or heard things or had a TV show plant a seed in your mind. But you wonder, really, how does it work?Read More
Yes, I Do Windows
Yes, I do windows. Actually, I do a lot of windows! They’re an important piece of a room’s real estate, so whether you’re a design or staging client, what your…Read More
Stagers Are Starters
Originally published December 26, 2020. Updated for Spring Training 2022 Sports professionals know the importance of starting strong. They know it’s easier to establish, and maintain their momentum than it…Read More
Selling? When to Stage with Rental Furniture
TRH believes it’s better to consider home staging as the overall thoughtful process of preparing a property for sale, with the use of rental furniture as one option in that process.Read More
Perspective is Everything
While at Parsons I came to both love and hate perspective drawing. Appreciated and loved looking at it, dizzied and confounded trying to create it. Perspective drawing exists to give…Read More
Are You Suffering From 2020 Vision?
Are you suffering from 2020 vision? Typically the measurement of how clearly you can see something from a distance, but it’s exactly the opposite in the real estate market. Simply,…Read More
Should We Stay, or Should We Go?
Originally published July 7, 2010; updated June 15, 2022 Should we stay, or should we go? 80’s British rockers The Clash (earworm alert!) gave that question a backbeat, but here…Read More
15 Stager Jedi Mind-Tricks for Realtors
Jedi mind-tricks are suggestions that’d typically be resisted, but are acted upon when Jedi has the Force with them. Home sellers know about staging, but they expect you to know…Read More
Marie approaches her recommendations with a down-to-earth sensibility and is also a lot of fun! I have a new friend.
– Susan Sachs, Chappaqua
After Marie staged our house, we had second thoughts about leaving. Couldn't believe we live here.
– Paula and Roger, Hastings-on-Hudson
I don’t always like deferring to experts, but my investment was paid back approximately 20:1.
– Thor Mann, Croton-on-Hudson
Marie has a skill set that is professional and gentle. She removes a homeowner's stress and feeling of being overwhelmed.
– Bonnie Stein, Julia B Fee, Rye
Marie was very easy to work with. I wish we had used her expertise years ago!
– Barry Zelin, Ardsley
Marie Graham gets 5 stars from us! She was spot on in knowing exactly how our house should look for the photographs and the showings.
– Charlotte and Hal, Ardsley
Marie helped us with both selling our old home and decorating our new home. She recommends practical items of good value and is so committed to the details.
– Sandy McCormick Sleepy Hollow
I'm very thankful for Marie's excellent suggestions, from paint colors to floor finishes. We had 3 offers and sold above the asking price!
– George Casale, Bronxville
Marie is the color whisperer. We wanted totally new colors, and now our home is colorful, energizing and harmonious. Our friends comment on how welcoming and warm it is.
– Lesa Rader
She is smart, funny, engaging, with a great eye and creative ideas that we’ve implemented ourselves. I highly recommend her!
– Nan F., White Plains
She’s through and goes throught your home without judgment, providing recommendations with absolutely no pressure.
– Karen Dreher, New Rochelle