Entries by Margie Fontanilla

Improving Your Curb Appeal

By: Margie Fontanilla, Design Coordinator First impressions are everything. Whether you’re selling your home or simply trying to spruce it up, improving your curb appeal is a great way to increase your home’s value. After all, the front of your home is the first area potential buyers will see. If they are deterred by the […]

Guide to Choosing a Kitchen Countertop

Your kitchen countertop needs to be perfect. It should be durable, easy to clean and maintain, and not be prone to dust and stains. However, choosing that perfect kitchen countertop can be tricky and expensive. Before spending on such a big renovation, here are some pros and cons of the leading kitchen countertop materials to […]

Common Staging Mistakes and How to Fix Them

DeLeon Insight – January 1, 2016 Margie Fontanilla, DeLeon Design Coordinator    A well-staged home shows better and has a better chance of selling faster than an unstaged home. Many buyers have difficulty seeing beyond the room in front of them, so you cannot rely on their imaginations to help them grasp the best features of your home. To successfully stage your […]