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Bryan Baeumler in Halifax 2016

40 Minutes with Bryan Baeumler

It was May 6, 2016.  My boyfriend sent me the link to this Pathway Events real estate investing seminar coming to Halifax, Nova Scotia on May 28, 2016 that he signed me up for.  It was featuring Bryan Baeumler and tickets were free! Bryan Baeumler you say? But….that was the same weekend we planned to […] Read More

Whether just relocating or for a military posting, a fantastic example of preparing your home for sale comes from my friends who were very efficient in updating key rooms in their home over the years. They recently received their posting message and have kicked it into high gear, implementing the finishing touches and completing their […] Read More

Family & Co magazine, pam mackinnon, halifax home stager, real estate

During a wintery blast of heavy snow, I was thrilled to be invited by Family & Co magazine owner Lyndsay Doyle to write an article about spring cleaning tips for listing your home for sale! While everyone wishes for spring during those long, cold months, I wanted to shift everyone’s thoughts forward so that they […] Read More

Revive Home Staging, halifax home staging, Pam MacKinnon, real estate, - Basement Furniture Placement

Furniture Overload: Scaling Back

Don’t Display it All When listing your home for sale, it is vital to avoid showing it the same way as your everyday living.  You must show your home to best reflect its positive features, to do this, start by downsizing the amount of furniture in a room.  If the sofa set your parents handed […] Read More

Revive Home Staging, Halifax Real Estate, Pam MacKinnon, Outdoor Patio

Adding Appeal to Your Outdoor Space

When spring (finally) arrives you may start thinking about your deck or patio area, or at least longing to entertain friends in the warmer weather.  It is always worth the investment to enhance your outdoor space because it visually expands square footage living space of your home.    For safety reasons ensure repairs are done first, […] Read More

Real Estate, Lets Break It Down

If you didn’t think your home was an investment, you’d still be renting. In order to grow that real estate investment you have to maintain and update on a regular basis. I’m not saying buy new fixtures and appliances every three years, but when you hit the 10 year mark, you may want to take […] Read More

Revive Home Staging, Creating the Focal Point Pam MacKinnon Real Estate

The Lasting Impression

You know it happens, home hunters viewing 10 homes a day for what seems endless to them. They feel like they’ve seen it all and nothing so far has impressed them. Then they see your house. Have you done everything possible to make your home stand out from the rest? Does it have that wow […] Read More

Halifax Home Staging, Pam MacKinnon, Revive Home Staging, staged living room

Empty rooms…is there an echo in here?

When preparing your home for a real estate listing, one common error that occurs is over-decluttering. When sellers remove everything but the bare essentials, this creates a sparse environment with no personality or warmth. Ultimately it brings confusion and distraction for buyers trying to picture themselves relaxing in the home. The focus would be on […] Read More

Revive Home Staging was invited to be featured in the Canadian Military Family Magazine holiday issue (November 2014).  I was excited and honored to be included in such a widely recognized magazine which provides an informative resource connection to the Canadian Military community. Ongoing military postings are often received with short notice.  As a Halifax […] Read More

Pam MacKinnon Halifax Home Staging Expert Revive Home Staging Chronicle Herald Article Feature

Revive Home Staging was invited to be featured in an article for the Halifax Chronicle Herald on the Halifax Military Family Resource Center’s Entrepreneurs Club.  As a military spouse, it has been very beneficial to become a member of the Club.  Certain aspects of the Club include promoting its members, sharing resources, learning workshops and […] Read More