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Recently I sold my home in the Okanagan, it took some time to sell. What was wrong with my house? Everyone commented and thought my home to be beautiful, inviting and a happy feel to it. Selling a home that is it too personalized does not give the chance for potential buyers to imagine themselves living there. Realtors and their clients suggested repainting some of the rooms. I didn’t think it was such a big deal as these rooms were in the basement and rarely used. I found this very hard to do – but, eventually succumbed to their feed back. Simply painting in a neutral color can make all the difference – within a couple weeks of that change my house sold.

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About Cynthia M. Delve

Cynthia's love of travel has taken her all over the world. An appreciation for art, theatre and music along with cooking skills has given her a broad perspective on colour, design and style that reflects in her work as a Home Stager. She recently moved to Victoria from Kelowna, where she spent the last 12 years raising her three children. Prior to that they lived in both Vancouver and Toronto where their software company had offices until it was sold in 2003 and retired. Over the years she has helped family and friends design, organize, re-vamp their homes and businesses which naturally lead her to home staging. Cynthia served as the Chairperson of the National Advisory Committee for Aboriginals. She brings with her drive, strong organizational skills, deadline oriented, sense of style and commitment to provide exceptional service.