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BY TIMOTHY BOLGER
Using computer programs that add furnature to photos of interiors of homes
for sale is increasingly popular, but Long Island’s home-staging professionals
say such digitally manipulated images are no replacement for the real deal.
Professional home stagers are a niche of interior designers that specialize in
residences that are for sale. But since they typically don’t meet the soon-tobe
buyer of the home, their job is to use the home as a blank canvas for what
they think a potential buyer will like.
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HOUSE 58 INSIDE JOB
SETTING THE STAGE