Stylish bathrooms entice buyers

Add luxury detailing to bathrooms Bathrooms are often one of the smallest rooms in the house and easily overlooked in the styling stakes. Attract attention with simple, stylish elements that hold universal appeal. You could be forgiven for thinking that Jayne from The Finishing Touches really likes orchids. She does! But so too do buyers … Continued

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Style the heart of the home

The kitchen has the deserved reputation as the heart of the home. Add simple styling to any kitchen and watch buyer appreciation grow. “It’s the details that matter” says Jayne. Jayne and The Finishing Touches team loved styling this beautiful home in Governors Bay. Working with a clean aesthetic they added little touches to the … Continued

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Master Bedroom Magic!

Jayne and her team took two very different master bedrooms and styled each to complement the style of the home and to add buyer appeal. Textured luxury in Tai Tapu This Fraemohs home needed to create more of its master bedroom. Jayne chose bedding that layered texture, making use of a blush throw and handmade Bianca … Continued

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Borrow Autumn’s finery

The rich colours of a Canterbury Autumn add the finishing touches to any property. Jayne and her team love using autumn’s earthy, soothing colours to style homes at this time of year. Mixed with lovely neutral linen textures velvets, their warmth translates well in open home photos, beckoning potential buyers to come take a look.

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We make properties pop

And generate more money on sale day. Through strategic placement of a vendor’s furniture and accessories, our aim is to increase a buyers sense of comfort and ease. Book a consult for your vendor and we will share our expert advice on how to show their property to best advantage. 1.5-hour consultation $175 inc GST … Continued

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Quality wins every time

Creating quality & style One of the most important things a homeowner can do when presenting their house for sale is to invoke a feeling of home or possibility. We see, and fall in love with, a lot of homes over the course of a year. What often attracts us is the ease we feel as we walk through … Continued

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Outdoor styling made easy

Simple styling enhances outdoor spaces Showing off your outdoor spaces is an essential part of dressing your home for sale. Our wide range of decorative neutrals create attractive outdoor rooms. Forget the cushions. Keep your outdoor settings sleek and sophisticated to complement the tone set by your interior furnishings. We favour wooden tables, white or … Continued

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Get a jump start on the New Year

Christmas gift: Complimentary home staging Go on, take advantage of us. Let us style your home for sale in the week before Christmas and enjoy 3 free weeks of home staging. The week before Christmas is the perfect time to get the house looking great and photographed for all the marketing material you will need … Continued

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Our advice gives homes a lift

Our Consultation Service is designed to help clients who want their homes to look great for sale but who don’t know where to start to pull it all together. Sometimes you just need some professional advice. We can advise home owners how to show their property in the best possible light without doing a full … Continued

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Luxury neutrals create great conditions for selling houses

Neutrals bring a sense of elegance and luxury to a home. They allow prospective buyers to visualise themselves in the space. I could live here, they think, isn’t this gorgeous. We work to complement the colours clients have already introduced in their finishes, and with many homes putting in dark carpet and white walls, our … Continued

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Have you seen our gallery of before & after photos?

There’s nothing more exciting than seeing a property transform before your eyes! We brought our lovely client’s home to life with our fully furnished home staging package.Here’s a sneak peek at what we put together for this attractive character home in this great suburb. Once we dressed the space to create a neutral, ready-for-sale look, … Continued

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The Power of Home Staging

If you ever needed an example of how effective home staging can be in boosting the sale price of a home, here’s the perfect one for you… The Finishing Touches’ Jayne Morgan recently staged a Christchurch home that was incredibly similar to one down the road, which was also on the market, but didn’t receive … Continued

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More styles and selection than ever

At The Finishing Touches Home Staging & Presentation, we’ve been doing a bit of a stocktake recently and guess what? We’ve built up even more home staging style and variety than ever. In fact, The Finishing Touches style guru (and owner) Jayne Morgan says over the past two years the business has gone from stocking … Continued

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Time for an Autumn look for your house?​

At The Finishing Touches Home Staging & Presentation, we simply love Autumn in Christchurch. We love its dusky light and mellow tones, and the patchwork look of the trees as they get ready for winter’s brrrrr. It’s a lovely time of colour and change. If you’re trying to sell your home and looking for an … Continued

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Home staging, web staging…whatever next?

When we’re home staging, your property is our ‘stage’ – we love to make it look as fabulous as possible and bring out the WOW in your place. Well, our website is our digital ‘place’ and we decided it needed some more ‘wow’ factor too. It always looked good, but The Finishing Touches’ Jayne Morgan … Continued

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The Finishing Touch is the ‘personal touch’

It’s easy enough to see why home staging works and, for that matter to find one in Christchurch, but it’s the personal touches that distinguish The Finishing Touches from the rest. The Finishing Touches’ Jayne Morgan makes it her personal mission to make every property look and feel like a home. “Whether it’s prepping for … Continued

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Edging ahead of the rest

If you’re looking for that edge in a tight housing market, The Finishing Touches can help you find it. There are plenty of mixed messages about the Christchurch housing market at the moment, but one thing is certain when it comes to selling, presentation is key. To get that competitive edge, and bring the ‘wow’ … Continued

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New Year New Home?

It’s the time of year when a lot of us think about the ‘big ticket’ items in our lives – our jobs, our relationships…our homes. If you’ve decided it’s time for a move, or you’re a real estate agent with clients who are listing, the team at The Finishing Touches Home Staging & Presentation is … Continued

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Merry Christmas

We know it’s a busy time of year, so we won’t keep you long…The team at The Finishing Touches Home Staging & Presentation figured you might still be adding the finishing touches (☺) to your Xmas decorations…or at the final stages of your Christmas shopping… …SO we wanted to take a moment to say Merry … Continued

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Bring the Spring wow factor to your property

Jayne Morgan’s loving creating bright, new looks with this stunning silk greenery. Her storage unit is packed with wonderful goodies to give your property just the lift it needs when it’s time to go on the market. Who doesn’t love Spring? The daffodils and blossoms are out, the garden is growing on overtime and the … Continued

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There’s more to home staging than meets the eye…

The Finishing Touches Home Presentation & Interior Design offers a range of services to help your home stand out when it comes time to sell. We love the stunning effect of Home Staging when we have fully furnished a brand new or unfurnished property, in a range of styles to suit. Experience tells us that … Continued

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Updating & Upstyling

The Finishing Touches home staging company is always keeping an eye on what’s in and what’s not. We’ve got some wonderful brand new lounge suites, and more on order. The Finishing Touches Home Presentation & Interior Design owner Jayne Morgan says home staging is about creating that ‘wow’ factor. “We’ve a fresh new delivery of … Continued

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We’re on the move…

As it means we will be able to stock even more of the latest on-trend furnishings and accessories to dress up your property for sale. The Finishing Touches Home Presentation & Interior Design owner Jayne Morgan says the move has given her a chance to sift through their inventory and set aside some things they … Continued

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The personal touch

Jayne Morgan’s passion is for interior design and her expertise is at the heart of The Finishing Touches Home Presentation & Interior Design which is here to help you sell properties faster. Jayne takes the ‘blank canvas’ of unfurnished homes and brings them to life. “I like to create the wow factor! I love to … Continued

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Putting the finishing touches to any home

When you’re preparing a property for sale it’s those finishing touches that can make all the difference. The Finishing Touches Home Presentation & Interior Design team has something for everyone, with home staging designs ranging from character/traditional/country to Scandinavian-style or modern executive. They’ll dress any size property from small apartments or over 60s units to … Continued

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Home staging. What is it, and why do I need it?

Home staging maximises a property’s appeal and market value. It’s about showing the property in its best possible light and helping potential buyers imagine themselves in that space. Why do you need it? When it comes to selling properties, home staging can get results quicker. A US study in 2013 of 170 properties found homes … Continued

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