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Jamie McNeilis

With a background in business, I turned my love for home improvement into a new career in professional home staging. I have earned the Accredited Staging Professional Staging designation and am a member of International Association of Home Staging Professionals (IAHSP). With nearly five years of experience staging homes for resale, I feel I have enough expertise and experiences to draw from and share my knowledge with others.

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decor, furniture

Design Files: Decorating with Family Heirlooms

By Jamie McNeilis on Sep 18, 2013

A main part of my job is helping home sellers depersonalize their home so others can envision themselves living there. But when it comes to living in your home, you should personalize your space to... Continue reading

real estate

Can Ongoing Exterior Upkeep Save Money and Retain Value?

By Jamie McNeilis on Jun 26, 2013

Lately I have been working with several home owners who have not been able to keep up with the exterior maintenance on their homes. I don’t think it is intentional, it’s just not how people... Continue reading

decor, storage

Good to Know: Storage Ottomans

By Jamie McNeilis on Jan 21, 2013

Storage is no longer limited to closets and steel filing cabinets. Designers have teamed up to invent creative storage solutions that look great while remaining functional. Storage ottomans would be the single storage solution I... Continue reading

interior design, real estate

Recipe for a Fabulous New Master Bath

By Jamie McNeilis on Jun 27, 2012

The problem.  The owners of this home very rarely used their large jetted tub, and the shower was teeny tiny for the 6’4” tall owner of this home.  There was also no linen closet for additional... Continue reading

real estate, selling, real estate

My Latest Staging Project – A Cute Craftsman Style Home

By Jamie McNeilis on May 15, 2012

Things have really picked up this month in real estate.  We worked on three projects last week alone including this cute craftsman home in Huntersville.  It is a well-maintained vacant home ready for its next owner. ... Continue reading