NurtureSource Designs is more than a staging company, we are a design and project management company. As a strategic partner with our homeowner clients, we prepare properties for sale to achieve the maximum return on investment. We are experts in knowing which improvements transform homes into showplaces, ensuring that every detail from floorplan to color to staging is executed on time and on budget. We have earned our strong reputation with the Bay’s top realtors and brokerages by transforming over 1200 homes in the San Francisco Bay Area. Founded by Gary Faber in 2003, NurtureSource Designs has stayed ahead of the trends through the changing local real estate market cycles. Check out our projects here on Houzz to see our recent work and the reviews from many of our real estate professional colleagues.
Home Staging, General Contracting, Interior Design, Home Renovations
Albany, Berkeley, El Cerrito, El Sobrante, Emeryville, Oakland, Orinda, Piedmont, Pinole, Lafayette, Kensington
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10 Reviews for NurtureSource Designs
I am a real estate broker with Millstein and Associates and have used Nurture Source many times. Gary has a great aesthetic and a wonderful personality. He gets the job done beautifully, quickly, on time and, is totally transparent during the process. His team is a pleasure to work with and they are very responsive to any concern or question my sellers or I have along the way.
As a real estate broker I have employed Nurture Source Designs more than fifteen times to both improve and stage my listings. They have an exceptional eye for design and an excellent understanding of the taste of buyers in various price ranges. In addition to staging, they have supervised and designed the remodeling of kitchens, bathrooms, and other parts of homes. I recommend them completely. I have also used them to update and stage my own rental properties. Gene Millstein
I am a Realtor with Bay Sotheby's International Realty and we work with Gary on quite a few of our listings. He does a fantastic job staging and definitely has a good read on the type of furniture to use with the type of property we are listing. Everyone who goes through our open houses always comments on how beautiful everything is put together. The pictures attached is from a listing that was a completely renovated mid century modern home.
I am a top producing real estate agent in the East Bay and have been using the services of NurtureSource for about 10 years. Gary and his team are a tremendous asset to me and, more importantly, to my clients. The well prepared house does the best in our market and NSD is very focused on doing the right stuff to maximize the return for the sellers. Sometimes it's just staging and sometimes it's a full spectrum rehab. They never recommend any improvement that doesn't bring back a multiple value to the client. Plus, the love of houses and the enthusiasm with the client make it a pleasure to work with Gary and the gang. They're just about the most important resource I have on the listing side of my business.
I have worked with Gary Faber and his NurtureSource team on many residential listings. He and his team are always on time, professional, incredibly talented, and quick. From start to finish, they do it all so my sellers don't have to worry or lift a finger. On the latest project, we had a listing (2 bed/1 bath) that had a dated kitchen and was in need of a little sprucing up throughout. NurtureSource had the hardwood floors refinished, replaced many of the lighting fixtures throughout the home, gave the bathroom a quick facelift with tub and tile coating, replaced the kitchen counters and back splash with a fabulous quartzite material, spruced up the front and back yards, and beautifully staged the entire home. I know that NurtureSource helped the seller to make more on that home than if we had done nothing. It helped the seller tremendously!
When I first met Gary Faber in 2003, it was at some other real estate broker's Open House. Gary and his company had repaired, designed and implemented the staging. It was a stunning job. We talked, and I told him that when I next got a listing, I would be calling him to ask him to work on my listing. Since then, I have never looked back, as Gary has handled virtually all of my home sale preparation needs. Nurturesource Designs has a fantastic coordinated team of carpenters, painters, cleaners, designers, movers, and other home preparation experts. Along with Alex Jones, Gary continues to oversee the homes which I handle, and in my opinion, all of those homes owe their handsome sales prices to the expert preparation of Nurturesource Designs. Just look at their website: it tells the whole story. I am grateful for the additional value that Nurturesource Designs has given to each of my listings. I feel Nurturesource Designs returns at least twice the value of the cost of the projects for which I and my clients have hired them. Thank you, Gary, Alex, et al!
Gary and his team are awesome! He has a great knowledge for design and value for my sellers to create the best look available for a property. His team is coordinated and on time for marketing. If you are selling or ready for a new look in your home go to NurtureSourse Designs right away!!!
I have watched Gary Faber's business grow over the past 15+ years and I have seen his vision, craft and staff grow from exceptional to beyond imagination. His ability to transform a seemingly ordinary house to a showcase yet comfortable residence is consistent. Unlike other stagers, Gary's team will upgrade and renovate the home to help the sellers get maximum proceeds from the sale. I have been the listing agent for a variety of different styles that Gary has prepared for sale. He is also available to help the new owners make their visions a reality. And above all, Gary is a positive, generous and enjoyable person. I highly recommend Gary. Cheryl Cahn, Real Estate Broker
Gary Faber and his company NurtureSource provide the very best in design resources for homeowners about to go on the market. We have referred him often and our sellers are always delighted with the final results. He and his team have a "whole house approach" with an emphasis on creating excitement and desirability where little existed before. They work diligently and in tight time frames to turn around a property, adding new counters, entire kitchens and baths, appliances, flooring, painting, and staging that includes plants, art, and garden furnishings....they definitely have the expertise, professionalism and ability to do it all if that's what's needed to get a great sales price for our sellers. The properties Gary and his team work on photograph beautifully and always receive multiple offers and overbids. We're glad to have the entire NurtureSource team on our side!
Nurture Source made an unattractive house charming. They cleaned, painted, landscaped and staged this house. They watered the plants and completely maintained the house while it was being sold.
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2331 5th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
Berkeley, CA 94710
License Number 1060740