Posts Tagged "Staging Tips"

Home Staging in Portland OR ~ It’s all about the details!

Home staging has definitely caught on in Portland Oregon, and it’s popularity is growing quickly due to the reduced time on the market for homes that are professionally staged. Buyers love a home that looks move-in ready, one that’s priced right, and presented well; all of these factors combined make for a winning combination for the…

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Staging Advice: Make Sure your Open House is a Success

Do you want your Open House visitors to relax and linger?   First, remember to appeal to all of the senses: The Front Door should be clean and have a fresh coat of paint; replace the door hardware if needed The exterior light fixtures should be clean and shining A new doormat and a few…

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This Painted Lady Looked like Too Much Work for Portland Buyers

As home stagers in Portland, Oregon we often see homes that linger on the market, homes that aren’t professionally staged but that could use a stager’s help to improve their appeal to potential buyers.  We’ve noticed that Portland homes that were built about 20 years are showing their age!   These homes were built in…

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Barbara Corcoran: One Shark You’d Love Swimming With!

Most of us are familiar with Barbara Corcoran as a real estate mogul and star of ABC’s Shark Tank. Barbara made her fortune at first leasing and then selling NYC real estate when she owned The Corcoran Group.  I had the pleasure of meeting Barbara recently at the Real Estate Staging Association‘s annual convention in Las…

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Before your Portland Home goes on the Market make sure we can SEE it!

During a recent home staging consultation for a Portland seller, we suggested several easy, cost-effective improvements to make the home more appealing to buyers — inside and out. Buyers will form their first impression of the home when they drive up to view it. This first impression is important because usually it influences whether or…

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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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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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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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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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