QC Career School

Jean Geldert

home stager, interior decorator, interior redesigner

Jean Geldert

Parksville, BC

Positive change, affordable style.

Catalyst Home Staging and Interior Design is a new and exciting company owned by Jean Geldert a certified home staging and design professional, located in the town of Parksville in the middle of Vancouver Island. The Oceanside area is extremely popular among young families and retirees alike. It also possesses a very busy and competitive real estate market. With over 300 licenced realtors representing thousands of clients; people buying, remodelling, selling or just changing things up. That is where we come in!
The services offered by Catalyst include home staging, interior redesign, as well as interior decorating and will assist home owners, both buyers and sellers, as well as realtors, realize those sales much more quickly and for a much better price. One of the many great things about our company is that our mission is to provide these services on any budget, “affordable style”, is our tag line and we stand by it. There is no job too big or too small and all our clients are treated with the same professional, friendly, and courteous service.
Our job is to accurately assess the clients’ needs, understand what their goals are and work together to achieve them, ensuring that clients never feel as though they have lost control of their homes, or their budgets.

As a certified professional and recent graduate of the Quality of Course Design School, my experience and training has provided me with invaluable skills and information beneficial to my clients. Through networking with industry professionals, real estate agents, local management companies and suppliers I am able to access quality materials, skilled professional tradespeople and reliable service. My ability to multi task and manage large projects ensures that my clients receive the service they require, on budget and in a timely manner.
Client satisfaction is my main priority. Making sure the job is done, and done right makes all the difference.


The services offered by Catalyst Home Staging and Design are:
Consultation – The initial assessment of what could be achieved with your property. This is a flat rate of $150.00 regardless of the size of the property, or the time spent with the client. It also includes recommendations that can be carried out by the owner, such as cleaning, de-cluttering and de-personalizing the space.
Preparation Work –This is the coordination of the services of tradespeople that may be required, such as painters, landscapers, cleaners or other professionals. This is charged at a flat rate of $100.00 per service.
Resale Design – Design of floor plan, color scheme and actual staging of the home. $65.00/hr. Additional rental fees of any furniture or accessories if required may apply.
Curb Appeal – This process includes enhancing the curb appeal of the home, such as grass and lawn maintenance, painting or repair of exterior entry and or landscaping. The coordination of service fee is $100 per trade required.
Complete Home Staging – This includes all of the services listed and is priced at a 10% discounted rate.