My name is Michael McCraine.
I help property owners, developers, and brokers sell homes quickly and for higher prices.
62% of buyers know within moments of entering a house whether they are going to make an offer. It’s that fast.
Selling a home is like dating. First impressions are everything. You want buyers to fall in love with your property. Fictional Homes will dress it to impress, making it stylish and seductive, warm and welcoming. Your buyers won’t know what hit them; they’ll just know they want it.
Surveys show that buyers are basing decisions on how they feel while in a home, rather than size, layout, or even price.
Buyers need an emotional connection. A house needs to feel like a home. Whatever their list of wants and needs, it’s this heartfelt experience that drives buyers to act fast and bid high. Each Fictional Home is designed to help them walk into your space and feel it’s already theirs.
Why Fictional Homes?
Fictional Homes brings the personal touch back to home staging. We carefully consider architecture, neighborhood demographics, and the unique features of your space before choosing the furnishings we install. The result is a house that speaks to buyers perfectly suited to buy it.
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"Ms. Michael helped me, in the course of one long day from assessment through an Ikea trip through final furniture and lighting installation, update, organize functionally, and better design stylistically, my Santa Monica home. I was awed at her great eye, and at her practical knowledge regarding how to improve the style and function of multiple rooms with stellar, classy results on a sorely low budget. She was solicitous of my preferences at every step of the way, but also confidently responded when I asked her what would work, and what would not. Despite my low confidence in the interior design arena when I need to create spaces myself, I absolutely recognize quality when I encounter it. Michael is the real, quality deal-- as the photos on her website reflect. I could not recommend her more highly."
"Michael McCraine is one of the best young designers in the Los Angeles area! She has impeccable taste and her sense of space and flow is amazing. Michael took our little, boxed in rooms and turned them into light, flowing areas that looked SO much larger! She listened to us and worked with our ideas AND most importantly, budget. She really has a way of creating sophisticated, original spaces with a touch of whimsy and fun - while maintaining functionality and comfort."
Staging a home properly is extremely important when marketing to today’s real estate consumers, and Fictional Homes/Lady Michael knows how to make a huge impression. Providing a stylish aesthetic with a cool and artistic flair, Fictional Homes gives that extra wow factor while still making a house feel like a home. I for one, love working with Lady Michael’s brilliant design team!
Please contact us to learn more about how Fictional Homes can help you sell your home.