Meet Diane Althouse

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Staging Specialist

Diane Althouse
Certified Home Staging Specialist

Diane Althouse is thrilled to join the team at Fresh Start Transitions as a Home Stager! Diane Althouse has over 10 years of experience Staging Homes and is an Accredited Home Stager (ASP©).  She enjoys working with clients, friends and family to stage their homes for rapid sale and maximum profitability. 

Diane and the Fresh Start Transitions Team can assist you whether you are right-sizing, down-sizing or transitioning from your long-term family home to a senior facility.  In addition, we can manage the entire move for you, including packing, unpacking, and redesigning your new home.  Not sure what to do with your excess furniture and collectibles?  Let Fresh Start Transitions manage your estate sale while our Dover Street Store can handle your consigned items. 

Raised in Massachusetts, Diane attended Babson College and then lived and worked in New York City for 12 years before eventually settling in Charlotte with her husband, Herb.  Diane worked in sales and project management at Microsoft for 14 years. After Microsoft, she followed her love of architecture and history, and graduated from UNC Greensboro with a Masters Certificate in Historic Preservation.  As the Executive director of Historic Charlotte for five years she ran a number of preservation projects including the annual Historic Preservation Awards and two Mid-Century Modern Home Tours.

In her spare time she loves to read and is a member of two Book Clubs.  She also enjoys playing golf, biking, cooking and travel, as well as entertaining family and friends.  Diane is passionate about architecure, decorative arts and working with her clients to ensure an easy transiton as they move from home to home.

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