Karen is the owner of Eubank Staging and Design. She has been an award-winning professional home stager for more than 25 years and a professional writer for over 20 years. Karen is the mother of a son who’s studying for his masters at The New England Conservatory of Music. An ardent animal lover, she doesn’t mind one bit if your fur baby jumps right into her lap.
Home staging has been receiving some nice press lately. The New York Times ran two articles in January about the art and necessity of staging to bring top dollar for your property. Do you need to spend $45,000 and replace all of your furniture to get that longed-for list price? No, not in general but there […]Read More
Stagers work their magic daily. They turn empty lifeless houses into beautiful showstoppers, edit occupied homes, advise on colors and updates, and help Realtors get homes sold. They do it with a lot of knowledge and a pretty big bag of tricks. Of course, they carry the usual measuring tapes, furniture sliders, tools, picture hooks, […]Read More
Putting your home on the market means a lot of people are going to tromp through your house looking at your stuff. Potential buyers will peek in your medicine cabinet, try to get a glimpse at the labels on your clothing and check out the invitations on your refrigerator. Your wall calendar and that pile […]Read More
We’ve been telling you the apartment rental market is crazy in Dallas. Demand is going nowhere but up. However what’s it like if you are looking for a house to rent in a highly sought-after neighborhood? Hollywood Heights is hotter than hot right now. Finding a rental in the neighborhood is like looking […]Read More
There’s a little neighborhood nestled between Gaston and Abrams called Munger Place Heights, and the moment you wander in you’ll find a slice of heaven. Trees arch over the streets to intertwine, lawns are perfectly manicured, everyone hangs out on the front porch, and the neighbors not only know your name but they know your […]Read More
It’s not often you can snap up a flawless Dines and Kraft Tudor in Lakewood. One of my favorites hit the market this month and it’s a storybook charmer. Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate’s Henda Salmeron has 6914 Westlake Avenue listed for $999,000. A few years ago I was writing about cute laundry rooms — yes, […]Read More