Ann Waters, ASP • 239.776.0440
"After having secured a great listing in Grey Oaks, marketing it properly to sell was of utmost importance. I had used Ann Waters and her team at Naples Home Staging previously, but the residences had not been in the 4 million dollar range. Knowing what Ann had done for the other homes, I had no hesitation to call her in, to stage this 6300 sq ft. residence and transition it from the previously heavy Mediterranean to the current coastal theme.
An additional challenge was we needed the job completed yesterday’! Ann made time during the busiest part of Season to assess the situation. She toured the home made notes and arrived within a couple of days with the complete package! Her pieces and arrangements transformed a vast vacant residence into a comfortable beautiful home accentuating its best features. My listing had an offer within 3 weeks of the staging after having languished for 6 weeks.
Naples Home Staging provides a complete service, from staging, decorating, consulting to purchase if requested.
I would highly recommend Naples Home Staging. Very talented, easy to work with, reasonably priced and great followup!
They have done 3 of my homes and all my clients are very pleased with Ann’s services.
Tess McCarthy Sotheby's - International Realty
"This beautiful, newly-constructed home in Park Shore was on the market for more than a year before the sellers had it staged, at my suggestion. It had beautiful finishes, but buyers were puzzled by several unusually shaped rooms, and it just was not drawing offers. Naples Home Staging transformed it from an empty house into a beautiful home buyers could fall in love with. Once they were staged, the unusually shaped rooms no longer bothered buyers. They could see how to furnish them. It sold four months later in December. The sellers were thrilled, and naturally so was I. I highly recommend Naples Home Staging if you need help moving your listings. They do beautiful work and are very easy to deal with. Calls were returned promptly, the work was completed on time and they treated my clients with respect and tact. They stage vacant and furnished homes--and get results"
Kelly Kent, John R. Wood Realty
"Ann Waters of Naples Home Staging, LLC., staged my personal home after it had been on the market for almost six months. It was vacant and had outdated light fixtures and needed some minor repairs. The home was shown frequently, but did not draw any offers. Once it was staged, we started getting buyers coming back two and three times to see it. It sold eight weeks after the staging was complete. I know staging helped move that house."
Brett Backus, Prudential Florida WCI Realty
"I would be pleased to personally recommend Ann Waters and her firm, Naples Home Staging. Ann recently staged a condominium unit that I have had listed for quite some while. She took a tired older condominium and put new life into the unit. Our feedback from recent showings has been so positive. I believe it will make a huge difference in the successful marketing of this property this season. Ann delivered what she promised at the price she promised and was very flexible in dealing with other scheduling conflicts. She was professional in every regard. In this competitive Real Estate market any edge over the competition is what makes the sale. Ann provides that edge. Please call me if I can provide further information."
Sharon Kaltenborn - Realtor
Fine Homes Specialist
"I didn't even have time to call (Ann) and say "good job", and we are already under contract! The staging done by Ann eliminated the obstacles to the property that were evident when the property remained vacant. . . . A contract was secured within 10 days!"
Vickie J. Larscheid, Premier Properties of Southwest Florida, Inc.
Oh my gosh! Ryan Nordyke just sent the photos from our place at the Shores #62. It looks so beautiful and we are so pleased with the choices you made. We thank you for working with us. I now understand why Ryan brags about you! You did your magic...it really looks amazing!
"Naples Home Staging did a wonderful job for our client....They responded to our client's wishes and still kept their personal style in mind and the fact that they are occupying the home while it is for sale, which made it much more pleasant for us and for them. However, they also made the home far more appealing to buyers which should definitely result in a quicker sale!
We had a few twists of the unexpected along the way, but Ann & Ed handled every detail with a "can do" attitude and a smile. They are incredibly communicative and committed! We were also pleasantly surprised to find that they could work within any kind of budget and although the size of our project was LARGE, and the budget SMALL, they took it on and made the most of it, resulting in a home that went from dated and unappealing, to ready to move into!
We highly recommend them...in our over 15 yrs together here in Naples marketing and selling real estate for our clients, we had never used the services of a home staging company. However, we are beginning to realize that if you want your listing to sell and stand out from the competition, it is becoming a MUST....If you are a real estate professional or a seller thinking of having a listing or personal home staged, DO IT and do it with Naples Home Staging...they are a great team and we will use them again very soon."
Mimy von Schreiner & Kate Del Gatto, "Partners in Paradise"
John R. Wood, REALTORS, Inc.
As a 20-year veteran of the Naples real estate industry, I can enthusiastically recommend Ann Waters and her company, Naples Home Staging!! She and her luxury design team were terriffic on a recent high-end Moorings beachfront condo project. They far exceeded all expectations and did their job with diligent & efficient service and a great attitude. Very professional with a personal touch. A real pleasure to deal with. In fact, this was my first, first-hand experience with the "staging" concept and it was a total Home Run!!
Some quick background on this particular project: Though new to me and John R. Wood Properties, the particular listing that we had Ann stage had been on & off the active market for nearly 9 YEARS! To say that this listing was "stale" was an understatement of epic proportions. Ann was referred to me by a JRW colleague as a "Magician". I was skeptical, as I had only heard about this concept anecdotally.
Lo and behold, when the very first prospects to come in and view this residence after Ann and her team had only HALF COMPLETED the staging project, they sat down for 45 minutes and fell in love with the condo. Not only was it the very best viewing appointment in there over the past 9 years, it was the ONLY appointment that mattered, as these particular prospects ended up buying the condo and closing on it several weeks later!
So, YES, I have become a big believer in Ann Waters and Naples Home Staging! She is a Magician, indeed!!!
Albie Varoski, Broker-Associate - John R. Wood Properties