Home Staging in Portland Oregon Blog

Fresh Paint Can Help Sell Your Portland Home Faster!

As a home stager in Portland, I see many homes that need some level of home staging assistance.  Since potential buyers often make a quick judgment about whether they’ll like a home when they first see it (online or in person), one of the best returns on investment a seller can make is to freshen up…

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This Charming 1931 One-Owner Portland Home is Staged and Sold!

Recently we had the privilege of staging a 1931 home in Portland OR that has been in the same family since it was built.  This English Tudor-style home is a gem, full of original charm and lots of character! When I first saw it, nearly every item in the home was original, including the carpeting that…

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A Winning Recipe for Home Selling Success in Portland Oregon

When you’re selling your home in or around Portland Oregon, many factors are an important part of the process.  Your home’s location, its condition, the Realtor you choose, arriving at the right price, and market conditions all contribute to how quickly it will sell, and how close to asking price. We recently staged a 1924…

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Staging Your Home Improves how it Looks Online and in Person

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) and Google conducted a joint study showing that 90% of home buyers searched online during their home-buying process.  Since the online presentation of a home has a direct impact on whether buyers want to see it or not, how it looks is critically important. Sellers should make sure their…

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Portland Home Stager Featured in Angie’s List Magazine June 2013

It’s very satisfying when your clients let you know that they’re happy with the service you provided while helping them prepare their home for sale.  One of our home staging clients in Portland wrote a review about their experience with Room Solutions Staging, and Angie’s List Magazine liked their review so much that they did a featured…

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Thanks to Staging, this Portland home Looks Years Younger!

Sometimes as a professional home stager in Portland Oregon, I come across homes that feel really dated and much older than their actual age.  This was the case with a mid-century home that we were hired to stage recently.  This home had a pending sale in just 3 days. These “before” photos were taken a…

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Portland Home Staging Solutions: Before & After Photos Tell the Story

It’s been a busy season for Room Solutions Staging in Portland, OR.  This year we’ve continued to provide home staging solutions for Portland area homeowners, builders, investors and real estate agents. Sometimes “before and after” photos can best tell the story.  We find that homes that are priced right, marketed aggressively, and presented well (with…

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It’s Not Graffiti ~ but Buyers May not Like that on the Bathroom Walls

When selling your home, it’s important to remove your own personal “marks” on it … things that you and your family members may love, but that may be seen as distracting by the majority of potential buyers. In a Portland home that we staged recently, the homeowner walked me through the house and when we…

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Don’t Let the Cat out of the Bag! Home Staging Tips when you have pets

When your home is on the market in Portland Oregon or anywhere else, common sense dictates that pets should not be seen, smelled, or heard by potential buyers.  Perhaps the buyers viewing your home may be allergic to cats, or afraid of dogs, or dislike pets in the house … you never know how some people…

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Is Your Home a Quick Change Artist? This Home was and Sold in 2 Days

Sometimes when staging a home, having the ability to make a quick change is important.  The real estate market in Portland Oregon has heated up, and homes in desired locations, in good condition and presented well to buyers can make the difference between a quick sale and one that might linger. We were contacted by…

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