Our Mission

Home Staging - Our mission is to create gorgeous, livable spaces that buyers fall in love with, so the home sells fast and for the best possible price!

Redesign - The mission of our redesign service is to have a thorough understanding of our clients, their home and their day-to-day needs to create an organized, stylish, reflective space that gives them peace, sanctuary and helps them to LOVE their home!

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Services to Fit Every Need…

We specialize in using what you already have to transform your home into what a buyer is looking for (home staging), or a space that perfectly reflects your family’s style, needs and comfort (redesign).

Staging Services

Because not all homes are the same, they require a different and customized approach when it comes to staging for optimal results.  We work with you to transform each room for a faster, more profitable sale!

Consultation, Home Assessment and Proposal

(Please allow 2-3 hours of time)
1st Stage Home Design will assess the home and it’s staging needs for a speedy and successful home sale.  You will receive:

  • Staging and Selling for Top Dollar Guide Includes checklists, statistics and photo-filled information in regard to selling a home in the CITY market area.
  • Area Transformation – We will quickly tackle a room or area of your home in order to provide a visual representation of the benefits of staging and a head-start on your marketing.
  • Marketing Photos – You will receive the “after” photos of the transformation that was made to provide to your agent for your immediate marketing efforts.
  • Proposal – A proposal will be provided outlining additional staging services and recommendations needed in order to accomplish a successful and speedy home sale.

“Get It Sold” Full-Service Staging Package

For maximum results and to compete in today’s buyer’s market, 1st Stage Home Design works alongside you, guiding you every step of the way through the preparation of your home to sell and the marketing of your product, so that you get top dollar for your home.

  • I will assess the competition and Buyer Demographic of the home in order to create a vision in each room for buyers
  • You will receive a Home Preparation Plan to complete before I come to the home for final staging in your email box within 24 hours
  • I will create a Staging Action Plan for our staging time in the home
  • I will spend up to a day in the home working with you, preparing and photographing many rooms for maximum buyer traffic (any additional hours will be billed at an hourly rate)
  • I will either shop or bring in home accessories and furnishings that you can either rent or use as a visual of what purchases you will need to make in order to update the home

“Staging Report” Package

Perfect for the Do-It-Yourself client, this service provides the detailed and objective expertise in a 20+ page, written format that is easy to follow for great staging results!

  • I will go back through the home and photograph each space to contemplate and review with you
  • We can Walk and Talk where you take notes on the Staging Report OR
  • I will complete a written Staging Report and email it within 48 hours

Vacant Staging Packages

We offer a range of vacant packages from kitchen and baths only to the complete home. Occupied properties sell faster because potential buyers are able to picture how to use the space. Compete for those buyers by staging your empty house.

Interior Redesign Services

Our design services start with a consultation where we have you complete our Lifestyle Questionnaire and are able to assess your wishes, style and home.  We connect you to a wealth of design photos for inspiration and encouragement.  A detailed proposal will be given that will fit your budget, style, family and home.

Small Home Repairs & Fixture Updates

  • Faucet, Light Fixture, Ceiling Fan and other updates to help sell your home or upgrade the existing style to fit your life
  • Inspection Report Repairs such as WDO, Grout, etc.
  • Custom Build Upgrades like dry bars, shelving, and other unique pieces


Contact Us!

Leslie Berdahl
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Proudly serving
Jacksonville, Orange Park, Fernandina, St. Augustine


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