About Giselle Ulmo Design
Hello, my name is Giselle Ulmo. I am an interior designer and home stager working in New York and upstate New York area. I am dedicated to helping realtors and homeowners maximize the value of their property. Let me help you achieve outstanding results as I assist both agents and seller reach their goal.
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When I first started my business I began doing mostly interior design projects but over the years I have done more and more home staging.I find that sometimes when I do a client for staging they hire me to help them with the interior and home renovations of their new home.
- Interior design
- Home staging for vacant or occupied homes
- Space planning
I am very open to brands and products so I am always searching the market with an eye for newness and value for my customer.
Questions and Answers
What are you most proud of?
We worked on a small cottage in upstate New York that had great bone but had been abandone, it needed some tender loving care. We brought back to life in a really simple way. After we finish the owners loved it so much they decided that they did not want to list it for sale and they decided to stay.
Do you offer any service after finishing the work?
We give you a comprehensive list of things to remember and of how to keep your home neat during listing and showings.We provide assistant before and during photoshoot of real estate listing,so your home looks the best during photoshoot that are used MLS listing. Good Photos are a big plus when you are listing your property.We work closely with the real estate agent to ensure that we maximize the best features of your property.
What we may not know about you?
I always love finding deals and I am a thrifty shopper. Of course I love beautiful furniture and accessories but it all does not have to be expensive. Thats where the creativity kick in and I have the most fun. When a customer is amaze of what we where able to achieve. Is always a thrill to see when your clients are happy with your work.
What questions should a customer ask before hiring you?
- Do you have references?
- Do you have a professional portfolio of work you have recently done?
- Do you have different home staging packages and price options?
- You should ask if you have any concern about your home and having it staged for resale
What types of jobs are the most common?
It varies but I think homestaging is very popular because homeowners are realizing that a home that is stage brings you more than the anticipated price and the home sells faster.
I really started in the fashion industry as a designer and after my husband and I purchase our home I was hooked. I return to school and studied interior design and that was the begining of my passion. I love homes and making them look beautiful.
What kind of questions do customers ask you?
How much does it cost to homestage my home?How much time will it take to get my home staged?
How can we save money hiring you?
Always spend the most you can on staples such as sofas and tables because quality really matters. When it comes to home accessories you could really experiment and there are more flexibility in prices. Think outside of the box to keep things interesting in your home.
How many projects do you average in a year?
It varies but in the average I usually working on some interior design projects and home staging projects it all depends on the demand of the projects. I don't stretch myself to thin because I like to provide a very personal service to my customers.
What do you recommend to know before hiring you?
It always helpful to have a budget in mind. It helps the designer best assist you and give you the best design for your budget.
What is important to know about your profession?
We have to be very market savvy and it is hard work but very rewarding.Interior Design / Home RenovationsHome Staging