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Design Solutions KGP Selected As Top Professional Home Stager of 2016

By January 12, 2016 One Comment

RESA Award Top Ten USA Occupied Professional Stager

RESA – Real Estate Home Staging Association Award Finalists Announced

Warwick, NY- December 30, 2015  A Warwick, NY business woman, Karen Gray-Plaisted, owner of Design Solutions KGP Home Staging and Interiors; and a member of the Real Estate Staging Association®(RESA®) the trade association for professional real estate stagers and re-designers was named as one of RESA® 2016 Top Ten Professional Stagers of the Year, Occupied Category, USA

Gray-Plaisted operates Design Solutions KGP and has been a professional real estate stager since 2011.  Design Solutions KGP services the Hudson Valley, Orange County, Rockland County NY, and Sussex County NJ areas. She is committed to professionalism and excellence in real estate staging and loves helping home sellers protect the equity in their home when selling. She enjoys working with home “dwellers” to create their dream spaces making their house a home.

In support of our ever-growing industry of over 400 members in North America and over 800 throughout the world, we are pleased to announce that the Real Estate Staging Association® (RESA®) is recognizing leaders within this industry for their outstanding contributions and personal accomplishments. Gray-Plaisted said “I am humbled to be recognized by RESA®; the industry strives to help sellers understand how to gain the most equity for their home in this ever changing market. Home staging takes a property and makes it look great for the market, what person does not like seeing a beautiful product; it conveys value.”

Karen Gray-Plaisted will go on to compete for the overall title of RESA’s US Occupied Home Stager Category for 2016.   The Real Estate Staging Association® (RESA®) is the trade association for professional real estate stagers and interior decorators throughout the USA and Canada. Deciding to work with a professional stager is one of the smartest things you can do as a Real Estate Agent. Giving your clients every opportunity to get more attention for their property and have a less stressful selling process is the best gift you can give them. For more information about real estate staging, or to find a professional stager or interior decorator, visit the RESA® Web site at

Karen GP

Author Karen GP

Karen GrayPlaisted is the principle owner of Design Solutions KGP. She is a graduate from Pace University and The Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC. Her marketing background and design sense are a perfect combination for home sellers. In the first year she began her staging business, she won the ‘Rising Star’ accolade from RESA, selected from all North American stagers, USA and Canada. In 2016 she won top Occupied Stager in the USA. Karen’s ability to educate and empower clients using simple solutions allows homeowners to transform their spaces with desirable affordable decadence.

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