Painting a brick fireplace is one of those topics that seems to bring out strong opinions on both sides. Some will adamantly say that painting brick - EVER - is just wrong. Others just can't bring themselves to do something that seems so irreversible. While still others argue that painting a brick fireplace will give a room a needed facelift.
Staging is a powerful marketing tool (see What Staging Is and What It Isn't - part 1). Unfortunately, many sellers don't take advantage of this powerful marketing tool because of some misconceptions about staging. Let me clarify what staging isn't:
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