Posts Tagged: Lauren Matthews

5 Reasons to Stage Even in a Hot Market

5 reasons to stage even in a hot market

With this hot market we’re enjoying right now, you could get the feeling houses are selling themselves. But Lauren Matthews, design director and co-founder of White Orchid Interiors, offers a reality check. Here are her 5 reasons to stage even in a hot market: 1) “Staged homes just show better – regardless of the market.” […]


Yes, you should stage in the winter. Here’s why

Photo by Mediamax's Jon Eady for Steve Sandifer, TLC Brokers

A funny thing happens in real estate as winter approaches. When foot traffic numbers sag, everybody starts questioning whether it’s worth it to stage. Many are tempted to hold off until spring. But it’s just as important to stage in the winter – and maybe more so, says Lauren Matthews, design director and co-founder of […]


10 Tips to Boost Curb Appeal and Get Better Exterior Photos

Photo by Mediamax's Jon Eady for Kathy Recker

Everybody thinks about staging home interiors when getting ready to sell. But what about staging the exterior? We called Lauren Matthews, design director and co-owner of White Orchid, Mediamax’s preferred partner for home staging, for advice on how to boost curb appeal and get better exterior photos. Most important, says Matthews, is “making sure everything’s […]