Design

Staged to SOLD success story #3

REALITY - Showing ideal room function and layout is key Just because the former home owner had rooms used and set up for one function, does not mean that way is the best way to present the space to stage and sell a home. TIPS * Create lifestyle-appealing areas that leverage the home's best features [...]

By | December 2nd, 2018|Design, Inspiration, News, Sell your home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Halloween fun, home staging podcast and sexy, high-producing Realtors

Home Frosting had an extra special Halloween celebration this year with James and Connie Ramos' REMAX team.  There's no better way to celebrate Halloween than with a group of high producing Realtors and some sweet home staging cupcakes. Thank you Candace, Lyndsey, Suzanne for all you do at Home Frosting. Home Frosting, Tampa's premier luxury [...]

By | November 10th, 2018|Design, Feature on Home Page, Inspiration, News, Sell your home|0 Comments

Instant design tips to make your space a WOW home

Whether you are trying to sell your home or looking for ways ways to update it, you've come to the right place. We love sharing home staging and home interior decor ideas. Today, I'm back with my pals at Daytime, check out another segment where I show you secrets to transform your home. Learn: Cool ideas [...]

By | October 19th, 2018|Design, Feature on Home Page, Inspiration, News, Sell your home|0 Comments

Staged to SOLD success story #2

REALITY - Today's buyers want an aspirational, new home For all price points, this means a listing needs to feel as upscale and luxurious as possible which can be achieved by using some simple design secrets in the home preparation. Watch the video below for ideas. TIPS * Lose the clutter, create an art gallery [...]

By | October 16th, 2018|Design, Inspiration, News, Sell your home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Staged to SOLD success story #1

REALITY - Older homes compete with new construction alternatives. Home staging can be the solution. Many buyers see major renovations as a more expensive and stressful process than they want. Making a home feel as move in ready as possible, with professional home staging can be a game changer. Home Staging TIPS * Paint or [...]

By | August 6th, 2018|Design, Inspiration, News, Sell your home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Home staging design trends and tips from the pro

  Getting a still shot of an action TV segment is never pretty. So please excuse the goofy expression. As home staging company in Tampa, Home Frosting is always thrilled to be invited as a guest on the nationally syndicated, TV show, Daytime with Cyndi Edwards and Jerry Penacoli. This was our 7th show appearance! In [...]

Why spending on your home before you list it is a wise investment

AFTER  home staging and a few improvements this listing when from no offers to SOLD. REALITY CHECK: a home’s carrying expenses can be way costlier than simply making a few strategic investments to get a home SUPER sell-ready. Insurance, landscaping, utilities, security, debt service, and the stress of having a home for sale can all [...]

How to sell homes when the neighborhood is in transition

Many Tampa, St Pete, and surrounding area neighborhoods are evolving from dumpy streets loaded with tear downs to becoming desired, smart investment and residential dwelling areas. Here’s the challenge. With the right vision, some homebuyers can clearly see the bright future and value of buying now in these changing communities. But others cannot. There is [...]

Luxury home decor ideas without breaking the bank

From drab to FAB - Check out another Home Frosting decor design segment on nationally syndicated TV show Daytime. The Home Frosting team was recently invited to design and create living spaces at the NBC studios. We started the segment with their furniture, added our design and style touch and let the cameras roll. The [...]

4 House flipping mistakes and staging magic

The Home Frosting team of staging professionals has worked with many home flippers. When done right, home flipping can be a great opportunity to make a great return on your investment. Here's a couple successful home flipping projects we've worked on in the Tampa Bay market. Home flippers Nicole and Sean Carlascio of Coldwell Banker sold [...]