Coleraine’s best home makeover sought

The search is on to find Coleraine’s best amateur or professional “home-stager” - the art of making low-cost changes to homes to make them more appealing to buyers and increase viewings.

The country’s biggest online estate agent,, is inviting entries from the Coleraine area for its Home-stager of the Year Award.

Emoov is looking for “before and after” photos of a room or part of a house in Coleraine that has undergone an amazing but low-cost makeover.

Emoov managing director Russell Quirk says: “We are happy to see entries from both Coleraine home-owners as well as professional home-stagers.

“In fact, you don’t have to be selling your home to qualify.

“We’d just like to see how people in Coleraine have transformed rooms in their homes with minimal expenditure;

Entries can be submitted online at

The best from Coleraine will go forward to a national final.