Ep51: Dean Davis & Emma Nuthall- The Process of Styling
Real Estate Right
Styling a property for sale is a process. Comfortably it should take weeks to ensure stylists get the perfect look for your home, but it usually takes just a number of days. The reality is, most home owners and investors don't know what questions to ask to get your property looking perfect. Today, we are going to find out what questions you should ask, and how your stylist can make it happen. Qualified builder and electrician Dean Davis, together with his interior designer wife Michelle, created M+CO Property in 2016 to create a styling and renovating powerhouse for the real estate industry. They offer the complete package of a pre-sale presentation service, providing furniture hire, professional styling, trade and renovation services, as well as interior design. 1. Most people get confused with the expectations of styling a home for sale. Do they need to style every room to sell a property? 2. Can you use some of your own furniture and accessories? 3. What's included in the styling cost? 4. Do I need to pay for the insurance for the styling furniture? 5. Patricia from Caroline Springs wants to know if she can live in the house with styling furniture and accessories? 6. What's the expectation, or duty of care with looking after the styling furniture? 7. You do such a great job making the beds and couches look so inviting, if we need to use the beds and couches for everyday living , how can we try and replicate what you've done for the open for inspections? 8. Lastly, if our property doesn't sell within the contracted time, which is generally 4 weeks, how long do we have before you come and take the furniture away? OFFER: Email M+CO Property & say that you heard them on Real Estate Right to receive a 20% M+CO Family Discount Card for M+Co Living Furniture. CONTACT: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Address: 13 Roper Street, Moorabbin 3189 Phone: 0410 246 030 TO BOOK SUE FOR COPYWRITING: Email: email@example.com or phone: 041 327 6732 Phone: 0410 246 030
Episode 13: Michelle & Dean Davis - Easter Preparation - DIY Renovating, Knowing Your Limits
Real Estate Right
Michelle and Dean Davis from property styling and maintenance company M+CO Property, explain to us about what we can do ourselves over the 4-day weekend, and what we should leave to the professionals. A great episode! Getting your hands dirty with painting, gardening, cleaning and down-right perfecting your home to save some dollars is all part of the process of getting your home ready for sale. But when should we realise, we don’t know what we’re doing and should leave it to the professionals? As Easter is here, today’s episode is about all the DIY renovating we can do over the 4 day weekend, and planning ahead if we need to get the professionals in. Husband and wife team Michelle and Dean Davis, founders of M+Co Property, a bayside-based property styling and maintenance company are in today to talk to us about DIY renovating over the Easter period. M+Co Property services the Bayside corridor, and have been around since 2016. Michelle is an experienced stylist and Dean, a qualified Electrican and registered builder. Together they M+Co Property – a one-stop, pre-sale property presentation service, providing furniture hire, professional styling, trade and renovation services, as well as interior design. Welcome Dean and Michelle. Dean and Michelle, how did you come up with the idea of M+Co Property?1. As Easter is a 4-day weekend, what would you suggest be the best things to attend to over the 4 days?2. What would be most people’s limits or what would be acceptable to do when it comes to DIY renovating? a) painting?B) landscaping?C) plumbing?D) electrical?E) tiling or grouting?F) putting in new appliances, ceiling fans, ovens, etc?G) flooring – timber floors, carpet?H) adding a new deck?I) hanging doors, new door furniture?3. At what stage should we be contacting a property styling company or maintenance trades?A) what would be a typical way to plan ahead towards the first open for inspection? 5. What type of work would you need a certificate of compliance, and would they need to be presented in your Section 32 contract when selling your home? 6. If you need to get things in a hurry but the jobs are too small, you usually hear about trades who will fit you in when they are ready. What type of services are out there for sellers to find something to do the small stuff? Ensuring it’s don’t professionally?a. Are there any services that we should be wary of?b. What’s the standard time frame you work with? From getting the phone call to get a quote, to getting everything finished?7. What areas of your home should you really invest your money in?a. Is there anything that you feel isn’t worth spending the time or money on?8. What are some of the benefits of getting your home professionally styled?9. Do you have any stories about people who have tried to DIY and failed where you had to fix it all up? Special Offer: Register your interest with M+Co Property to do one of their free workshops on home presentation. Contact M+Co Property at www.mcoproperty.com.au or 9555 7485
Hear Dean discuss flunking high school photography, getting deep into the blues when he was co-owner of Fort Spokane Brewery, and buying his first $25,000 six-megapixel(!) digital camera. Also, he curses twice, so we got to use the "censor" button for live broadcast for the first time!