Word Of The Week: ANTICIPATION Welcome to the inaugural post of Word Of The Week ! Every Saturday I’ll be posting a Word Of The Week: a word that is…

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What’s New In My Staging Kit This Week?

What’s New In My Staging Kit This Week? Whenever I ‘find’ anything new/different-or think of something unusual that really does a great job at helping me do my job, I always…

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SCSP seeks UCRw/D

SCSP seeks UCRw/D SCSP (smart, creative Staging professional) (that would be me) seeks UCRw/D (upbeat, confident Realtor w/ Designations) (hopefully, that is YOU)  OBJECT: cooperative and content clients, more time on…

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the ‘little c’

the ‘little c’ Today I have two messages, connected in an unexpected way. Earlier today I underwent a routine health screening procedure that is recommended for people  my age.  Everything…

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In Praise Of Vacation: A Week Of Thinking Big

Although it sounds a tad bit too contemporary to me, most Google searches credit  Confuscious with saying  ‘Choose a job that you love, and you will never have to work a…

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What Do You Think Of My New Alter-Ego?

 Late last year I went thru a big learning curve…not about doing the job, but in how to market to, and reach the people I want to work with.  I…

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The Liked Me! They Really, Really Liked Me!!

In this business, seeing is believing, but the #1 corollary is that they have to like you, and trust you, first.  Recently I got a call from a Realtor I met…

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Words That Will Define 2011, Part One

Conceptually, New Years Day is one of my favorite holidays. I like thinking about the future, and the way I want to get there; individual words propel me.  Unexpected and nuanced…

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My Favorite Things: The Professional Home Stager’s Version

…with apologies to Julie Andrews…and my most sincere wishes for the love and light of the season to be with you and yours.  2011 is going to be GREAT-can’t wait!!…

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Selling Your Home? Three Steps To Get You Started

Come close. Closer. Now relax. And yes, that’s the first thing. 1. It is not easy being involved in the housing industry these days, but of all the things I know for…

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I Know My Brand

Seems the sweet spot is both shrinking and shifting in the discussion on if/how/when/where to use social media in business. In fact, am listening to a webinar on that topic as I write this.…

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Channeling John Belushi

Channeling John Belushi John Belushi  had a recurring character, Science Editor on the Weekend Update.  He offered commentary on ordinary current events, like St. Patrick’s Day, Skylab falling, or the weather. They started out…

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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