The Property Styling Company blog

Specialist advice on home staging, and the property market

WHAT IS PROPERTY STYLING?

What is Property Styling? Home Staging, Property Styling, Property Staging, House Fluffing, Property Presentation… These are all popular descriptions used for explaining the practise of preparing a property (and its contents) for a faster sale or let, with the sole...

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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF…

The Property Styling Company.. It's the weekend and I've been up since the crack of dawn packing my car with all sorts of gorgeous accessories, collecting fresh flowers, buying fruit and making sure every item on my long list is present and correct. Working on a...

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ESTATE AGENCY – AN INSIDER’S VIEW…

Looking to sell your property quickly, for a good price and with minimum hassle? Of course you are but usually that means having to engage ..............an ESTATE AGENT! Recently I had the pleasure of attending a conference alongside 50 odd (no pun intended ;)) estate...

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IS THE BARK WORSE THAN THE BITE?

A guest post by a lovely Estate Agent friend! I just love small yappy dogs me, no really I do!! I have done two Market Appraisals today, both of which the clients had Dogs. Don't get me wrong, I am absolutely fine with dogs, so long as they leave me alone, I mean I am...

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BEFORE YOU GET A VALUATION

Spring Clean! So you've decided to put the house on the market - (or you may even be considering letting) you've thought about which Agents you'll get to value and you are itching to get the For Sale sign up.  BUT WAIT… Want to know what the number one turn-off is...

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THE SECRET OF MAKING YOUR “HOUSE” A HOME

Suppose you've spent the last 6 months or even 2 years searching for your new home.  Suppose you employed the services of a Property Stylist and Property Finder to not only get your current home sold quickly but also to find your dream property.  And, suppose...

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LANDLORDS, HAVE YOU CONSIDERED STYLING TO LET?

A couple of years ago, a colleague and I were approached to put together a package for styling newly refurbished student houses.  The Landlords had come to realise that upping the presentation of their properties scored major points with their target market.  Their...

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“BEAUTY IS IN THE EYE OF THE…BUYER”

I came across an article yesterday as featured in The Local, a Fort-Greene edition of the New York Times.  The Americans are so much better than us Brits at understanding just how Home Staging, Property Styling, Property Marketing - call it what you will, gets results...

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FINDING THE ESTATE AGENT FOR YOU

Should be easy to find an estate agent shouldn’t it, after all there are a dozen on the high street; they are in the property paper and they are always putting flyers through your door telling you they have a buyer for your home… just call this number for a free...

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THE LURE OF THE MASTER BEDROOM

If you've ever visited a Show-Home you'll have noticed how much effort the designers go to when planning and decorating the Master bedroom. Ok, I agree, not many of us tend to inhabit bedrooms that are as glamorous or indeed as 'over the top' in style and decor as a...

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CLIENT FEEDBACK

“I urgently needed to sell a property…

...that had been vacated. I did not know Helen and did not know what to expect. At our first meeting I was impressed with her professionalism and ability to understand my needs. She talked through options and gave me sound advice. Helen worked incredibly hard. At all stages in the process she communicated well. Helen was inordinately patient at all times and easy to work with"

Ms B Howley - 2 bed Apartment, Furniture Rental + Styling to sell 
Bath

2016-09-06T16:31:38+00:00

Ms B Howley - 2 bed Apartment, Furniture Rental + Styling to sell 
Bath

...that had been vacated. I did not know Helen and did not know what to expect. At our first meeting I was impressed with her professionalism and ability to understand my needs. She talked through options and gave me sound advice. Helen worked incredibly hard. At all stages in the process she communicated well. Helen was inordinately patient at all times and easy to work with"

“Wow the flat is fabulous!”

"You have done such a super job, so quickly, thank you so much. A very desirable place to move into now. Many thanks."

Mr & Mrs Small - 3 Bed Apartment Furniture Rental + Styling to Let
Bath

2016-09-06T16:34:53+00:00

Mr & Mrs Small - 3 Bed Apartment Furniture Rental + Styling to Let
Bath

"You have done such a super job, so quickly, thank you so much. A very desirable place to move into now. Many thanks."

“Helen has been a pleasure to work with…

...in preparing and dressing my newly renovated property to launch onto the Bath market to sell. She delivered a fantastic furnished solution that showed off my property beautifully. Without hesitation I would highly recommend Helen to assist in selling your home, thank you Helen and look forward to working with you again in the near future!"

Mr S. Attia - 5 Storey Georgian Townhouse. Furniture rental + Styling to Sell
Bath

2016-09-06T16:35:48+00:00

Mr S. Attia - 5 Storey Georgian Townhouse. Furniture rental + Styling to Sell
Bath

...in preparing and dressing my newly renovated property to launch onto the Bath market to sell. She delivered a fantastic furnished solution that showed off my property beautifully. Without hesitation I would highly recommend Helen to assist in selling your home, thank you Helen and look forward to working with you again in the near future!"

“It looks fantastic.”

"I really like the way you have styled the house. One of the agents had such a spark in his eye when I showed him round. He was very hungry to be appointed to sell the property."

Mr PA - 4 Bed house
Gloucester

2016-09-06T16:50:40+00:00

Mr PA - 4 Bed house
Gloucester

"I really like the way you have styled the house. One of the agents had such a spark in his eye when I showed him round. He was very hungry to be appointed to sell the property."

“We have worked alongside…

...The Property Styling Co. on several projects and would like to offer our appreciation for the work they have carried out with total commitment. We feel sure that it is a direct result of their efforts in making our contracts look 100% that has kept our order books looking healthy."

J Tallack Building Contractors
Devon & S. Wales

2016-09-06T16:54:34+00:00

J Tallack Building Contractors
Devon & S. Wales

...The Property Styling Co. on several projects and would like to offer our appreciation for the work they have carried out with total commitment. We feel sure that it is a direct result of their efforts in making our contracts look 100% that has kept our order books looking healthy."

”Wow, I almost don’t want to move!”

"I really love what you have done to the bedroom Helen, and I want it to look EXACTLY like that in my new home"

Ms K Hale - 3 Bed town house,
Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire

2016-09-06T16:56:34+00:00

Ms K Hale - 3 Bed town house,
Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire

"I really love what you have done to the bedroom Helen, and I want it to look EXACTLY like that in my new home"

“Why did it take me 6 weeks…

...and 9 lost viewings before I sought your opinion? Less than 2 weeks later and Sale Agreed to strong buyer at a good price. Thanks Helen – I will never sell another property without calling you first – and definitely before I see an Estate Agent!"

Mr & Mrs D King - 4 Bed Chalet Bungalow,
Credition, Devon

2016-09-06T16:59:33+00:00

Mr & Mrs D King - 4 Bed Chalet Bungalow,
Credition, Devon

...and 9 lost viewings before I sought your opinion? Less than 2 weeks later and Sale Agreed to strong buyer at a good price. Thanks Helen – I will never sell another property without calling you first – and definitely before I see an Estate Agent!"

“I can’t thank you enough Helen…

...for all your help – after 8 long months up for sale we were beginning to give up, but we did all the work you advised and after just 2 weeks back on the market it sold to the first viewers!! You really gave us invaluable advice."

Miss F Berry - 2 Bed Period Cottage,
Littleton Drew, Wiltshire

2016-09-06T17:00:38+00:00

Miss F Berry - 2 Bed Period Cottage,
Littleton Drew, Wiltshire

...for all your help – after 8 long months up for sale we were beginning to give up, but we did all the work you advised and after just 2 weeks back on the market it sold to the first viewers!! You really gave us invaluable advice."

‘HOUZZ’ AWARD WINNER 2017!

Helen Silver in Bath, Somerset, UK on Houzz

‘HOUZZ’ AWARD WINNER 2016!

Renovation and Home Design
Helen Silver in Bath, Somerset, UK on Houzz
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