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Claudia Jacobs – Simple Decorating Tips

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Simple Decorating Tips If you want to change the look of your home and think you have to spend a lot of money, think again.  Here are some decorating ideas that will help you fall back in love with your home without emptying out your wallet. Paint A fresh coat of paint can revitalize a […]



Staging Tip: The best time to put your home on the market

Aug 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

The timeline for my staging clients who plan on listing their home after the staging consultation can range anywhere from 1 month to 5 years, with a few rush “get it ready by next week”. It is never too early to start preparing your home for sale. One question that comes up during the consultation […]



Staging tip: The welcome mat

Jul 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

One small investment that is overlooked is the welcome mat. Consultation after consultation, whether the plan is to sell or not sell the home, the welcome mat is faded and dingy looking. My guess is that most folks are not using their front door. The front door is usually the way potential buyers will be […]



Claudia Jacobs Staging Tips : Carpeting

Jul 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Old, dirty, warn out carpeting can be a huge deterrent when trying to sell a house.  During a staging consultation, I mentioned replacing the carpeting in the entry, hallway and living room of the home. It was a dirty, stained, beige color and it was blah. The house was perfectly fine except for this issue. […]



Makers’ Market in Warwick showcases local artisans

Jun 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Makers’ Market on the Green is starting this Sunday, June 29th, in Warwick, NY. It will be held right in the heart of the village in Railroad Green Park. This intimate park is directly across from some of Warwick’s nicest shops and eateries, so the location couldn’t be nicer. We are also adjacent to the Warwick […]



A Tribute to Jeffrey Roosa

Jun 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

A tribute to a man I never met who touched so many lives, including mine – Claudia Jacobs Social media can create a feeling of community whether you actually know the person or not. Connections develop while scrolling through the newsfeed. Although I’ve never met him, Jeffrey A. Roosa, LCSWR, of Roosa Counseling Services in […]



Claudia Jacobs – Edit and Forget It

May 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Whether you are getting ready to sell your home or just getting your house organized and freshened up, the best thing you can do is to get rid of the things you no longer need or want. This quote by William Morris is good to remember: “Have nothing in your house that you do not […]



Claudia Jacobs – Trends in Hardwood Flooring

Apr 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Hardwood floors are a trend even for kitchen remodels. Lighter shades of wood are making a come back like natural colored woods such as ash, aspen, maple and elm. Beyond shades of brown, the finished colors include whites, browns, blacks, grays and reds. The staining colors for unfinished flooring is endless but resale should be […]



Spring Real Estate Market in Full Swing

Apr 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Spring is the busiest time in Real Estate and my schedule is proof of that. This has been the busiest season yet in my 9 years in business. Staging is an important marketing tool for selling a home. From a simple consultation to a more involved staging of reworking rooms to a full staging with […]



Spring Cleaning? Donate to Big Brothers & Big Sisters

Apr 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Big Brothers and Big Sisters is a non-profit organization supported by funds from generous donors including individuals, federal, state and local government, foundations and corporations. Your donation will support the BBBS agency serving Orange County.  As a professional mentoring organization, BBBS requires resources to maintain a well-trained staff to screen volunteers, make matches and support […]