Welcome

Welcome

Welcome

October 2, 2009 · Leave a Comment 

Please come in…..Whether you are looking for Interior Design, Re-Design or “Makeover”, Home Staging or “House Dressing” and you need your house to sell quickly and for top dollar, you have come to the right place! We offer affordable consultations and/or complete turnkey projects.  It blesses us to provide honest, friendly, “down-to-earth” and professional service. So, please come in and take a look around.  Then, call Candy Dumas today so she can add value, style and impact to your home or office. Sweet Interiors by Candy specializes in: Interior Design or Re-design for... [Read the full story]

Home Staging?

What is Home Staging?

October 2, 2009 · 1 Comment 

Home Staging is all about creating the best first impression— paving the way for potential buyers to fall in love. It is purposely, thoughtfully, playing up the features of a home with little investment for a major $$ payback! Buyers start house hunting with a logical list of criteria, but the home they actually buy is chosen largely for emotional reasons. The principal aim in a home staging project is to allow potential buyers to walk into the house and have that “this is it, this is home” feeling. Once they can say, “I love it,” they are willing to look past some of... [Read the full story]

The Benefits

Home Staging Benefits

October 2, 2009 · 1 Comment 

Capture Buyers Home Staging neutralizes.  It takes the seller “out” so that the buyer can see themselves “in” the home. Real Estate data and Research shows that buyers initially make up their minds in less than a minute. Strong curb appeal and effective home staging help ensure first impressions are POSITIVE. Quicker Sale Staged homes sell 30 to 50% faster than non-staged homes. Real estate agents are more likely to show a staged property first because of the higher probability that their clients will like it, buy it and close the deal faster. If a home is on the market for a long time,... [Read the full story]

Homeowners

For the Homeowner

October 2, 2009 · Leave a Comment 

In the 2009 Houston’s Real Estate Market, Home Staging is more important than ever!  More inventory, fewer buyers, and tighter credit mean competition for Home Sellers.  It’s definitely a buyer’s market! More and more home searches are beginning on the internet.  If you or your realtor does your homework to check your competition before listing, you can see how your home will stand up to your competitors.  Then ask yourself, are you ready to compete? If not, call in a professional Home Stager right away!  There is no time to ‘List and see what happens…” – you... [Read the full story]

Realtors

For The Realtor

October 2, 2009 · Leave a Comment 

We are a team! Most all salespeople in general are motivated by money but they are also motivated by the endorphins released when they make a great sale! Together you the Realtor and I can be a dynamite team. We will work through issues and celebrate successes that will allow us to grow further together. As a seasoned corporate Professional, a degreed Designer, and Real Estate Enhancer, Candy Dumas respects the business relationship between you the Realtor and your clients. With 20 years of corporate workplace skills, Candy will incorporate and honor confidentiality and practice discretion with... [Read the full story]

Home Staging Q&A

Home Staging Q&A’s

September 9, 2009 · 1 Comment 

HOW CAN SWEET INTERIORS BY CANDY HELP YOU WITH YOUR STAGING NEEDS? Candy understands the importance of the relationship you have with your client. Discussions of décor, cleaning and organizing can be a delicate topic. Instead, let Candy take care of all Staging recommendations from an independent and neutral standpoint. Candy aims to enhance the sales process by creating a home that is a ‘delight to show’. CAN YOU COME AND SIMPLY WALK THROUGH THE HOME AND TELL ME WHAT I SHOULD DO? Certainly, Sweet Interiors by Candy can do as much or as little as you would like. This might include helping... [Read the full story]

Painting?

Should you paint?

Should you paint?

Have you ever noticed how your mood is transformed when the sky is blue after a series of dull grey days? The same thing happens when you transform your walls from a color you never liked or never noticed, to the perfect shade. You will fall in love with your rooms again! Depending on the color, you may feel energized...

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Color Secrets you should know

Color Secrets you should know

1. Begin By Picking a “Fave” Pick a favorite color from your closet, a piece of much-loved art, nature, a fabric or a box of crayons. It doesn’t matter where the inspiration comes from. 2. Then Look Both Ways Look both ways is good advice whether you’re crossing the street or choosing hues to go with...

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