Home Staging in Portland Oregon Blog

Portland Home Staging: Helping you “Tweak” your home for a faster sale

As an established home staging company based in Portland Oregon, we’re often contacted by sellers to help them prepare their homes for sale. Sometimes, all that’s needed is a Home Staging Consultation and/or a couple of hours of our time to “tweak” the main rooms and make each one look more open, spacious, and appealing to…

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Portland Home Staging Q & A: Can you Stage just one room in my home?

As a home staging company in Portland OR, we are often called by homeowners and listing agents with questions about staging.  In a recent example, homeowners were about to put their updated home on the market, and their  formal living room (the first room you see upon entering) had been the “pool table” room.  The…

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Keep your Home Looking Good for Showings: Tips from a Portland Stager

When our Portland home staging company works with sellers and Realtors, we give them Tips to keep the house looking great for the Open House & showings. Before the house goes on the market, sellers are usually advised to clean their home like there’s no tomorrow, remove excess furniture to create a great traffic flow,…

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I Didn’t Get the Job — but this Seller Still Made My Day!

When you operate a small business, sometimes the marketing activities you find most useful don’t work in every situation. A smart business owner tries a variety of ways to  find clients, and then keeps them happy in hopes that they’ll refer others to you in the future. You never know when the small things you…

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How Staging Leads to a Faster Sale of your Portland Home

In many parts of the country (including Portland) home staging has become an established real estate marketing tool.  Why?  Because staged homes look better than vacant homes (or messy occupied ones), and “visual appeal” is important to buyers. Think about it … when you’re at your farmer’s market selecting fruits and vegetables, you choose the…

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Angie’s List Articles share Affordable Decorating & Home Staging Tips

Affordable Decorating and Home Staging Tips Angie’s List is a great resource for homeowners to find reviews by local consumers about service providers in their area.  Take almost any category of service provider, and you’ll find them included in Angie’s List. Angie’s List also provides helpful articles including this one that you can read here: Affordable…

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Portland Home on the Market for 7 Months ~ then Staged & Sold in 10 Days

In the Portland real estate market, we continue to see that staging your home helps it sell faster when these other factors are in place: It’s priced right It’s in good condition (and staging is part of that, when done properly) The listing agent uses effective marketing methods to capture the target buyer Our Portland…

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Some of Yours + Some of Ours Get Blended in an Occupied Staged Home

Our Portland home staging company is often asked to stage a home that’s occupied by the sellers while it’s on the market.  In this case we provide a home staging consultation first, to advise them what to keep, what to pack up, and any easy cosmetic updates including painting — to be completed before we…

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Can Staging Help Unlock the Appeal of a Very Small Portland Home?

Recently our Portland home staging company was hired to stage a very small home in a lovely 55+ retirement community.  Their model apartment was ready for a new resident and I previewed the property to find that it was just over 600 sq ft. When staging such a small space, you want to make sure…

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Staging Makes a Large Portland Home more Appealing to Buyers

Our Portland home staging company recently staged a large home (over 6,000 sq ft) to make it more appealing to potential buyers.  When buyers walk into a big, empty house it’s hard for them to see themselves living there, and large spaces can be confusing.  Their questions usually include “What’s the purpose of this room?”…

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