"Maureen was a joy to work with. She brought in attractive furnishings for the living room, dining room, kitchen, one bedroom, and bathroom. She transformed the house from an empty shell into a warm and inviting gem. Maureen also advised about things I could do to make the house more attractive for the Open House. Her services certainly did help me get the sale I needed."
−− Barbara O'Neill, Portland OR
"It was incredibly helpful for us to have Maureen over for a staging consultation. The paint colors are working out perfectly, and she really gave us ideas how to make the house the best it could be. She helped narrow our focus and we have been able to get so much more done with her direction. Maureen is also very delightful, and her visit has been, by far, the most fun part of getting our house ready for the market. I cannot recommend her services more."
−− Lily Johnson, Portland OR
"WOW! That is all I can say! The house looks absolutely wonderful!"
−− Josh Miller, Keller Williams Realty Portland Premiere, Portland OR
"We had a 3,200 square foot home that we were preparing to sell, and we'd done a complete remodel to get this home sold quickly. Maureen and her team placed furniture and decor that suited our home well; the subsequent photographs and online listing looked beautiful. With the home staged, potential buyers were able to see the home and the spaces as they would use them. Our home was well prepared and well priced and the staging brought the buyers in and let them see the potential that it had. We had a full price offer in 4 days! Room Solutions was meticulous to the tee. They were in and out within all timeframes given. They even accommodated a short notice removal to facilitate an early closing. We were very pleased with Maureen's work and the way she pulled it off."
−− April Fort, Beaverton OR
"Thank you Maureen. I really appreciate the great job you did with our house and truly think that it would not have sold as quickly as it did without your staging artistry."
−− Robin Anderson, Portland OR
"Looks fantastic!! Everyone says it looks awesome. Thanks for a great job - we have a cash offer and your staging made the difference!"
−− Gabby Tyer, Principal Broker & owner of Realty Solutions, Portland OR
"Maureen's services exceeded my expectations. The furnishings were not only beautiful but made each room look welcoming and much larger. My first thought upon entering the home after staging was, "I wish it looked like this when I'd lived here." We initially reached out to Maureen on Monday... Staging was complete and photos taken by early afternoon on Thursday. Maureen is not only good at what she does, she creates miracles. I would HIGHLY recommend her! Don't waste your time calling around. Maureen is reasonable and amazing at what she does."
−− Kristianne Oetken, Oregon City OR
"My vacant home had been listed for sale for two months without receiving any offers. The feedback I received led me to undertake a cosmetic remodel of the kitchen and bathrooms, as well as to get the house staged when I relisted it. Maureen of Room Solutions sent me a staging proposal, and also provided a detailed list of items throughout the house that needed cleaning or repair so that the house would show well. After the remodeling Maureen staged the house. She did a great job selecting tasteful furniture and accessories to suit each room, and her staging made two bedrooms with slanted ceilings look much larger than they did when vacant. Three days after I relisted my house for sale, I received a full-priced offer. I highly recommend Room Solutions to anyone selling their home; the cost is absolutely worth it."
−− Connie Tsai, Lake Oswego OR
"Just putting in my 2 cents worth, I want to thank you for the lovely staging and all of your advice. By the time we were through, the house looked great. For me, it was money well spent and I will recommend you to others!"
−− Beth Oetken, Oregon City OR
"Thank you Maureen for the beautiful work you've done making our home as appealing as possible. You've been wonderful, and so easy to work with!"
−− Pat Heinlen, Lake Oswego OR
"Maureen did a perfect job of communicating prior to her visit, arrived on time, and stayed until she felt she'd finished her job, additional time beyond what we expected. But her gift, in addition to staging is her more than pleasant manner of suggesting what we should consider. We needed some affirmations of those things that we should keep and those things that we might set aside in order to ready the house for sale. She more than understands paints, surfaces, textures, etc. But, she's very pleasant in the manner in which she suggests or shares her knowledge. My husband wasn't particularly looking forward to her visit with us; today, I believe, he thinks that having her was one of the best things I've suggested in years! Her suggestions, keeping in mind cost, etc., were so helpful and they are suggestions we're beginning to implement today. After her visit, she mentioned that she'd send a bit more information to us -- above and beyond the call of duty. I was so surprised that her very complete, comprehensive e-mail came through later that day. Thanks so much, Maureen. We'll definitely use your services again!"
−− Laurie Mitchell, Portland OR
"Maureen staged a lovely but vacant mid-Century modern home. Her staging revealed the architecture and wonderful features (stained glass, huge windows, vaulted and beamed ceilings) and it was very well received by prospective buyers and those who had seen the previous listing photos. She also staged (complimentary) the kitchen and master bathroom - very much appreciated. The staging really assisted with getting this home under contract. I highly endorse Maureen - excellent job!"
−− Kim Childs, Broker ~ Keller Williams Realty Portland Premiere
"Maureen was so helpful, professional, and courteous. She not only provided terrific color recommendations and "uplift" ideas for our home along with her full-service staging solutions, but she also came back to tweak things when we requested. We had two full-price offers within hours and I am 100% positive that it was largely due to her gorgeous staging. Everyone who saw our house complimented the staging, prospective buyers and agents alike. Thank you Maureen!"
−− Andrea Jones ~ Portland OR
"Wow!! The sellers did everything that you recommended and it made a humongous difference! Thanks. And they have nothing but nice things to say about you. You are a huge asset for our team."
−− Sebastian DeBrun, Principal Broker ~ John L Scott Real Estate, Portland OR
"Thanks! We got over asking price with two offers, and a huge turnout of people for the open house. I think the staging and photos really made the difference."
−− Melanie Chadderdon ~ Portland OR
"We really valued the advice you gave us and are pleased with the results."
−− Jon M. Fritzler ~ Portland OR
"Maureen, I wanted to tell you how grateful I am for your assistance in my real estate business. In my last vacant home listing, the owner balked at the staging cost, but I explained to him that the cost was minimal compared to the price reductions he likely would have to do in selling a home with no furniture. When the staging was complete, he agreed that the home looked fabulous, and it sold in 16 days!! In my most recent transaction the seller followed all our advice including the need for staging (using her own furniture); however she felt intimidated about your upcoming visit; but you immediately put her at ease and she was amazed how good her home looked when you were done. That home sold in 2 days!! I'm so glad that I have you on my team!!"
−− Diane Mealey, Broker ~ John L. Scott Real Estate, Beaverton OR
"Thanks so much, I could not have done it without you!"
−− Janet Kahl ~ Portland OR
"Thank you. I love the staging you did - the house looks awesome. Thanks again for cooperating so beautifully with us. Everyone was so complimentary about the staging, I just had to tell you! Many kudos to you for your part in making the place pop!"
−− Grace Reichen, Broker ~ ReMax Equity Group, Portland OR
"The house looks beautiful, thank you!! You did a wonderful job!"
−− Teresa Cordova ~ West Linn OR
"Maureen was personable, knowledgeable and professional; her proposal was thorough, and her pricing was very competitive. In advance of staging, Maureen provided us with a helpful list of "Things to Do" for us to take care of before staging day. These improvements enhanced the look of our home substantially, both inside and out. While other local stagers proposed removing and replacing much of our furniture and putting it in storage, Maureen's approach was to use the furnishings we owned, rearranging them and adding accessories from her inventory to present our home in an appealing manner. This worked well and was very cost effective. Our house was given a substantial makeover and looked terrific. When it went on the market, we received numerous compliments from Realtors and their clients about how good it looked. Most important, in less than a week we accepted an offer. Maureen's home staging work played an important part in our success."
−− Hal Wright, Lake Oswego OR
"Thanks for your help!!! You did a great job staging this home!"
−− Jessica Christopherson, Broker ~ Soldera Properties, Lake Oswego OR
"Thanks for everything; obviously the staging was genius. Our home sold in two days!"
−− Cathy Mills, Tigard OR
"Thank you Maureen ~ I'm so pleased with the staging and design work you did. It not only looks very nice, but you have certainly created a space that is going to appeal to a wide range of buyers. Your mixture of elements and color are wonderful! You will certainly be getting referrals from me on future listings!"
−− Karen Sackos, ABR & Broker ~ Meadows Group Inc, Realtors, Tigard OR
"We wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed working with you on the staging of our house. You did an awesome job and we got a lot of really positive comments on the staging . I wish I had even a little of your talent!"
−− Katherine Smith, Portland OR
"Your staging had a big impact on the sale of our home. I'll certainly recommend that others use your home staging services as well."
−− Dale Cameron, Tigard OR
"I cannot imagine marketing without your beautiful and effective staging (good job, Maureen!)"
−− Rebecca Walter, Listing Specialist ~ Redfin, Portland OR
"We're very happy that we sold our house! As you know, your staging resulted in 2 offers the first week on the market! Thanks again for working us into your schedule. We will definitely refer you to anyone looking to sell their house!"
−− Matt Creitz, Portland OR
"Thanks for all your help Maureen. Your paint colors were spot on. We already have multiple offers over asking price :)"
−− Lindsay Borg, The Crandall Group ~ John L. Scott, Beaverton OR
"Thank you for all your help, Maureen. We could not have gotten here without your help and advice. The paint colors on the walls, especially the LR/DR and hallway, are magnificent. Thanks, again."
−− Mark Foster, Portland OR
"I wanted to tell you how much we appreciated you, your work, your warmth, and your ideas. We would not have even come close to your talents in staging. It was a great experience, and we both thank you very much."
−− Greg Hight, Portland OR
"Thank you ~ you did a wonderful job; the staging looks great! You certainly helped me sell the house."
−− Jim Holloway, Beaverton OR
"Thanks much on your staging - the home's presentation really got a great response. We had a lot of compliments and multiple offers. I passed your information on to our realtor, as he too liked the outcome."
−− Jim & Sandi Brown, Lake Oswego OR
"When Evy first walked into the house I heard "WOW…WOW…I want to live here!!" She REALLY likes the staging, and so do I, it is outstanding!"
−− Ken Burkhart, Portland OR
"Our home sold in two days with a backup offer as well! Your tips and advice were invaluable to me as we prepared to put a "For Sale" sign in the yard. Our home looks so great it makes it even harder to leave. I am so glad to pass along your name to anyone I can. Thank you so very much for making what we had "work better" in our home."
−− Brenda Baker, Lake Oswego OR
"Maureen at Room Solutions Staging provided a Verbal Consult prior to listing our home; we walked through each room and made placement changes, removed extra furniture and wow, what a difference! Her focus on making the home look warm and inviting provided buyers a chance to focus on our home's craftsmanship and not our stuff. All the rooms look spacious, inviting, and light-filled and it sold in 13 days! Maureen was quick to respond to all my emails and questions. We will use Maureen again to help us get settled into our new home! My advice: don't list your Portland-area home without calling Maureen at Room Solutions Staging first!"
−− Brian & Jennifer Johnson, Happy Valley OR
"I want to thank you for your amazing staging for the house I just built. I had over 15 showings the first 2 days and multiple competing offers. Room Solutions Staging is a key part of my marketing team and I look forward to working with you on all of my homes."
−− John Duncan, TimberRidge Development and Broker ~ Oregon First Realty, Portland OR
"We appreciated your input about our house during the Verbal Consultation and feel it greatly enhanced the showings."
−− Scarlett and Trey Chanter, Lake Oswego OR
"Thanks Maureen, I really appreciate your home staging help. You do an outstanding job!"
−− Dale Kuhn, Principal Broker ~ John L. Scott Real Estate, Lake Oswego OR
"I think very highly of Maureen: she's professional, generous, and easy to work with. She goes over and beyond, meeting you at sources (of which she has many, sharing her designers discount with you) and helping you get an overview of what you are trying to do. We were very pleased with her involvement and found her very easy and pleasant to deal with."
−− Mary Lou Taggart, Lake Oswego OR
"What a change in the rooms. You do such beautiful staging work Maureen and are very creative. Thank you so much for all of your help in so many ways!"
−− Mary Stewart, Principal Broker ~ Home Trust Real Estate, Clackamas OR
"Thank you so much, Maureen. You did such a wonderful job and it was well worth the cost to be able to show these apartments. It's a tough market right now, and I'm so pleased with the way you staged them. Many people, including our Regional Director, commented on how nice they looked."
−− Ginni Kennedy, Executive Director ~ Northwest Place, Portland OR
Maureen, you staged this home so well that my buyer fell in love and made an offer. Had we walked into an empty house and seen it vacant, although a lovely home, it would have needed vision. Thank you! You staged it beautifully and every time I was in it, I felt like I was in Key West instead of Lake Oswego, OR!"
−− Cindy Westfall, Broker ~ Premiere Property Group, Portland OR
"We hired Maureen at Room Solutions Staging to stage our home when we were having some trouble selling it. She did an AMAZING job and we subsequently sold our home within weeks. We were very impressed with her professionalism and eye/talent for making a room look it's best. We almost wanted to stay in our old house! Just recently we hired her to help us with decorating our new home. We made a Verbal Consult appointment for her to walk through and give suggestions as well as help us move furniture as needed. We had a room that was a challenge as far as placement of furniture; Maureen listened to our problem and reviewed what we wanted and how we used our room. She came up with a great solution that works beautifully. We were very pleased with the new arrangement. She also gave feedback as far as art selection and placement. In addition, we hired Maureen to shop with us for a couple of hours to help select new furniture for our home. She was a great help!"
−− Craig Hurst, Hillsboro OR
"Your selection of furnishings for staging was just perfect for this house - a good blend of traditional and modern. That really helped it appeal to buyers."
−− Deborah Miller, Broker ~ Realty Trust Group, Lake Oswego OR
"I had an excellent experience with Room Solutions Staging. I would highly recommend their services if you are looking for a fresh, new perspective on a home you are decorating, remodeling or updating. Maureen gave me many extra ideas and suggestions."
−− Tamera Norquist, Gresham OR
"Before selling our Portland home we interviewed several home staging companies to help prepare it for the photos and showings. We were living in it during the showings, so making sure the space was "livable" for us was of major importance. We chose Room Solutions Staging because Maureen was very professional, personal, and thorough. It was a very pleasant meeting and the quoted price was competitive. Maureen staged the house and I came home to a wonderful surprise! While we walked through the house, she gave some very effective advice about how to prepare for each showing and tips to help make showings easier while living there. The company who moved in the furniture was very professional (on-time, pleasant, careful) and respectful of our home. Although she used much of our own furniture, Maureen provided some selected pieces that would best showcase the space. Where her talent was demonstrated was in the detail and accent pieces, plants, art and décor items she provided. Maureen drew together the spaces extremely well, allowing for an easy "flow" throughout the house. Every single realtor who showed the house noted how their clients loved the pieces we had and how the house looked very inviting. We heard "the house shows extremely well" after nearly every showing! We are extremely happy with our experience and will recommend Room Solutions to anyone who has a need for home staging or decorating advice. In fact, we already have!"
−− Sarah Nenni Daher, Portland OR
"Maureen Bray and Room Solutions Staging are the best in the business when it comes to Portland home staging. I will sell about 200 homes this year and none sell faster and for more money than they do after Maureen and her team provide the proper design and staging. If it was my choice, she would stage every home that I list, as it makes my job a lot easier!"
−− Aaron Rian, Principal Broker & CEO, The Rian Group, Portland OR
"Thank you for helping us with the staging and presentation of our home. The suggested change in exterior house color was well worth your visit. We appreciate your explanation as to why the first impression of the home would benefit from choosing a new color. Your suggestions saved us time and provided us with new ideas and input into minor improvements we could make (new throw pillows, rugs, plants etc.). Since we have an eclectic assortment of furniture, I was most pleased that you could work with what we already had, therefore avoiding unnecessary expenditures. We have no hesitation in referring your services -- you certainly exceeded our expectations!"
−− Elizabeth Burke, Portland OR
"Thank you so much for the beautiful home staging. Everyone that saw the house loved it. It made all the difference on the fast sale."
−− Luann Pelton, Beaverton OR
"I would hire Maureen in a heartbeat to stage my home. She is the go-to person for high end staging. Her name is at the top of the list when I talk about the importance of home staging with clients."
−− Greg Pierce, Owner ~ Capella Tours, Portland OR
"We had TWO solid offers - for well over asking price, both within 24 hours of hitting the market! We LOVE the staging you did in our home! We believe it's (by far) the best investment we've made in getting that home ready to go on the market. Your creativity definitely emphasizes the positive aspects of the home. I'm so happy we found you!"
−− Jane Myatt, Beaverton OR
"Maureen was a godsend. During our initial conversation, Maureen took the time to listen and assess our situation from my many thoughts and words. We knew we needed help to make our home more sellable. But not until Maureen's first visit with us, did we realize how much. Maureen composed a list (25+ items of suggestions, details and well- thought out plans), worked with me through resources, pictures and e-mails to convey her ideas. Maureen's vision and inspiration changed our home into a delight to the eye, and a place where others could see it as "their" home. Thank you Maureen!"
−− Judi and Greg Martin, Portland OR
"Thanks Maureen, great job with the Staging -- definitely a big factor in selling. Will call you for staging the next one."
−− Sean Heyworth ~ Heyworth Development & Remodeling, Portland OR
"Maureen, thank you again for the great design and implementation. Your home staging really paid off."
−− Michael Roley, Woodburn OR
"You are a very talented home stager. The change was dramatic and the appeal of the house was enhanced much more than I expected. We appreciate your tasteful and expert choices. I know it will help the sale of the home. Thanks again!"
−− John Bunzow, Portland OR
"All I can say is wow. The place looks very, very nice. Your choice of colors works very well. Rich, yet cute and homey; spacious and fun. Thank you for your eye to detail."
−− Adam Munhall, Portland OR
"With so many homes to choose from, it's critical to make a good first impression. Staged homes just sell better than homes that aren't staged..they're warm and inviting. It emphasizes the good features of the home. We had an accepted offer 3 days after your staging! Hooray -- the house looked fabulous!!"
−− Joanie Elliott-Barclay, Broker, Coldwell Banker Seal
"I just wanted to thank you and congratulate you on your staging of the Camellia house. You did a superb job! The house looks fantastic! I only wish you could help me with my California house."
−− Susan Andazola, Woodburn OR
"You are amazing at what you do! Anyone would be crazy not to use your home staging services. You did a great job! Thank you for all you do."
−− Brian Bellairs, Principal Broker, Meadows Group, Beaverton OR
"We attribute our quick sale of our home to the staging; kudos to you for helping us get the house ready. It really came together nicely, especially the living room."
−− Chris Lyons, Portland OR
"One day on the market, 5 offers, 3 over list price. We really pushed the price envelope on this house but you did such an amazing job preparing it for market that I'm not at all surprised by the multiple offers. You're Wonder Woman!"
−− Julia Lanning, Broker, M Realty, Portland OR
"We hired Maureen to stage our home for sale. She gave lots of specific input about what we could do to have the house looking fresh and suggested specific paint colors. The setup went like clockwork. She took photos, and her photos are so gorgeous. I didn't even recognize the place as our house! A buyer made an offer on the 3rd day it was on the market. We were so pleased with what she did for our house that we hired her to give us decorating advice in our new home. For a reasonable fee Maureen came for 2 hours, offering suggestions about placement, art, and other decorative items. She was personable, thoughtful, and we have already taken many of her suggestions. All during the process, Maureen was exceedingly professional and supportive. I cannot praise her enough -- she went above and beyond the call of duty to help us out. And all this is in addition to the fact that she is an amazing stager whose advice and staging I am positive helped sell our house in 3 days. Use her! You won't regret it."
−− Steve and Sarah Cantor, Portland OR
"Wow!!! My goodness, Maureen, I have looked and looked at what you have done, what a transformation. Thanks for the beautiful staging arrangement of our wonderful home."
−− Carol Lowry, Tigard OR
"I tried to sell my home unsuccessfully for 6 months before using home staging with Maureen Bray at Room Solutions Staging. The result speaks for itself -- I had an offer less than 1 week after staging. Not only did Maureen provide the staging, but she also advised me on many details which I had not considered. I believe her advice, her photos for the MLS, and her staging made all the difference in enabling this home sale. Through her staging Maureen provides the vision most of us lack in imagining how we would make a home look warm, cozy and functional. She is straightforward, professional and punctual. I highly recommend her services."
−− Scott Williams, Portland OR
"We are so glad we found Maureen Bray and Room Solutions Staging! We listed our house Nov. 15, 2011 and had lots of lookers but no offers. Maureen staged our home on Feb. 23rd and we accepted a full price offer three days later. Three days! We can't rave enough about her work. She was professional, punctual, knowledgeable about the local market, and very willing to work with us to develop a staging concept that both met our budget requirements and made our house look drop-dead fabulous. She also provided great photos, useful advice and tips to get our home looking its best."
−− Howard and Nancy Roll, Portland OR
"Thank you for the great staging. It made a huge difference. Three days on the market, two offers, and now under contract. Thank you again for all your efforts"
−− Betty Walker, RE/MAX Equity Group, Clackamas OR
"I hired Room Solutions Staging and sold my high-end house in just 8 days. I am convinced that this amazing design service was a key part of a winning marketing formula!"
−− Angela Wright, Beaverton OR
"Wow! Is this the same place?!! You did a wonderful job Maureen. We all agree that the staging played a big part in the quick sale! Thank you."
−− Susan Anderson, Portland OR
"Be sure to call Maureen before listing your house. We had a vacant house on the market since May, but four months later we hired Room Solutions to stage the house. Maureen gave us many tips that we followed (like new light fixtures and so on). After the house was staged, it took only a few weeks to get a full price offer; the house was transformed!"
−− Janine Schulwitz, Portland OR
"Maureen staged a home I was selling using her furniture for the living room, dining, kitchen and master bedroom. She was supportive in my desire to use some of my own things, and she had good suggestions on what to use and how. She was able to do the staging on rather short notice and my home sold quickly ~ in less than a week and for over the asking price."
−− Lynn Powe, Portland OR
"Thank you for your help. The staging really made the difference, and you impressed our agent enough that she will recommend you in the future!"
−− Craig Roberts, Portland OR
"Maureen made the staging and showing of our home effortless in one of the worst markets in recent history. Her recommendations for updating our home allowed us to make improvements where it did the most good. If not for Maureen, we would have spent a lot more money on unnecessary renovations that wouldn't have helped the sale of our home. With savvy upgrades and Maureen's beautiful home staging, we had potential buyers coming to the house every week. It's no accident our home sold this year (2011) when other homes in our area aren't moving at all. We can thank Maureen and Room Solutions Staging for that."
−− Jane and Michele Sharp, Damascus OR
"Excellent product and service! Maureen is a consummate professional who is passionate about the value-add her service provides, and she obviously loves what she does. She provided a written estimate within 24 hours of meeting me at the house … then she staged the property and emailed photographs of the final results (which was a very nice touch so I could update the listing). I'm confident it will help attract the right buyer to this property."
−− Colleen Malone ~ Principal Broker, Moxie Realty, Portland OR
"The house looks great being professionally staged, Thanks!"
−− Cindy Oja, CRS, GRI, Broker ~ John L Scott Real Estate, Portland OR
"How's that for fast work … your staging definitely made this quick sale possible - Thanks!"
−− Mary Parrish, Beaverton OR
"We have started painting some of the rooms, and everything looks great!!! Have had many compliments so far from family and friends … thanks again for the great advice."
−− Ed Giesbers, Forest Grove OR
"Thank you Maureen, we love our new partnership. Pretty amazing what we were able to do with our last listing! It was on the market with another agent for over a year before we came in and developed our marketing plan, which included your expert home staging services - we went from listed to SOLD within 40 days! Now it's on to the next one!"
−− Jason & Amber Gardner, The Gardner Team ~ Hasson Company Realtors, Sherwood OR
"We contacted Maureen based on a recommendation -- boy were we glad we did! She gave us sound advice that "showed the space" in our home's interior. Maureen was also very professional in telling us that our main exterior paint color was not mainstream and a different color would likely attract more interest. Not only was she right, she helped select a main color that would compliment the existing trim and shake colors, saving us hundreds of dollars. Her home staging advice and service was a big part of why our home sold in 45 days, even in the Winter months and during a tough time in the Portland real estate market."
−− P & A Wong, Portland OR
"Maureen with Room Solutions is one of the best home stagers in her industry. As a Realtor, I highly value home staging and recommend it to all of my clients. Maureen responds immediately and has a very professional and kind yet firm way with my sellers. I am very confident in her abilities and her knowledge of home staging. Whether you are a Realtor hiring her to assist your seller in getting their home ready for the market, or a seller who knows that home staging will help get top dollar, Maureen is the way to go."
−− Karina Stark, Principal Broker ~ Keller Williams Realty Professionals, Portland OR
"Thank you, Maureen. I am very pleased with the staging results and appreciate everything you did to tie it all together."
−− Doris Schwab, Portland OR
"Thank you again for all your help - because of your advice and guidance, we attracted the perfect buyer who immediately fell in love with the condo! We got a full price offer too! If we can ever be a reference for future clients, please don't hesitate to ask - we're huge fans!"
−− Tselani Richmond, Lake Oswego OR
"Thank you so very, very much -- you have done a spectacular staging job Maureen."
−− Ivy Stanton, Zip Realty, Portland OR
"Thanks for your amazing work. I love how you decorated my new home. Thanks again!"
−− Bob Yohn, Portland OR
"We got lots of positive feedback from our potential buyers. Thanks again for the gorgeous staging of our home. :)"
−− Henry Li, Beaverton OR
"Thanks for all your great staging! It really made the house show at it's best. We'll contact you for future staging and I'll also tell my friends to hire you if they need staging."
−− Jill Regez, Beaverton OR
"Excellent experience. Maureen at Room Solutions Staging is truly a first class professional home stager."
−− Milan Cole, Broker ~ JMA Properties LLC, Portland OR
"The house looks fantastic. Besides being beautiful and functional, it is easy to maintain, even with two dogs! The Open House received lots of positive feedback."
−− Kyle and Amy Ruthnick, Milwaukie OR
"We were very pleased with Maureen's home staging work from start to finish. Her proposal was easy to understand, the contract was well laid out and the staging was performed exceptionally well. Maureen helped us pick a great interior paint color too. As a result of hiring Maureen, we were able to sell a vacant house within two days of it being staged and listed. If we hadn't staged the house with Maureen's help, who knows how long it would have stayed on the market. Thank you Maureen!!"
−− Michael Hass, Sherwood OR
"Maureen is awesome! Since I was using my own furniture, she recommended removing & moving some pieces and adding some inexpensive decor pieces. It looked great! She definitely knows what she is doing and puts you at ease the moment you meet her. All this for a reasonable fee -- a great investment. I'll most certainly recommend her to my friends and family and would definitely use Maureen in the future for interior decorating ideas too."
−− Cathy DesRochers, Portland OR
"WOW! Is that our house? Thank you so much for the amazing home staging! It was great working with you and if you need a reference just send them our way!!"
−− Ron and Pam Errico, Beaverton OR
"We use Room Solutions Staging to stage our remodeled homes because of their great service, expertise and their incredible results. Prospective buyers, their agents, and everyone else raves about their designs. We sell our homes quickly, thanks in large part to Room Solutions Staging."
−− Frank Halpin, Principal ~ Ruby Northwest, Portland OR
"We chose to stage our home in hopes that it would sell quickly because with two small children it is very difficult to keep the house looking presentable at all times. We chose with Maureen Bray from Room Solutions Staging. I thought our house looked pretty good beforehand, but after following all of Maureen's suggestions our house looked absolutely stunning! We had an offer 5 days after we put it on the market! When we sell again we'll be sure to come back to Room Solutions for Maureen's expert advice."
−− Sarah Lausevic, Hillsboro OR
"Thanks Maureen! Two weeks on the market, four showings, and an offer accepted. Your home staging was wonderful!"
−− Vic and Stefanie Cao, Portland OR
"Thank you for the excellent staging. Please include us in your next testimonial. We had incredibly positive comments on your staging and we feel your work was integral to the successful sale."
−− John & Priscilla DeCosta ~ Principal Brokers, Keller Williams, Portland OR
"Maureen came to my home to help with furniture arranging and staging (ReStyling). She had great ideas; rearranging & changing just a few things made a tremendous difference. Maureen has a great eye and was wonderful to work with. Things look so much better now; I'd highly recommend Room Solutions to anyone who is looking to freshen up their decor or staging a home for sale."
−− Lauri Dixon, Portland OR
"I want to thank you for staging my home; I know your talent helped to sell it. I am grateful to Deborah Jackson for recommending you; she was right when she told me that using your services would help my home to sell. I will recommend you to my friends."
−− Myrna Marsa, Hillsboro OR
"I appreciate your expert advice on color choices coupled with all the home staging work. I'd suggested to my sellers that changing several of these items would improve buyer perception, but they were reluctant to listen. Maureen, you must have a way with words…they listened to you. Thanks so much! My sellers' home looks like a showcase, much more warm and presentable. Your home staging is very professional, and the photos were a big help as well. I'd certainly recommend Room Solutions Staging again!"
−− David Somerville, PC ~ Prudential NW Properties, Portland OR
"Maureen was absolutely fabulous. She gave me so many ideas and was incredibly positive as my 1970's house gets a new face. She is an incredible resource, and she was very willing to work around my schedule. I highly, highly recommend her. She deserves an 'A+' rating."
−− Glenda Douglass, Lake Oswego OR
"Thanks again for your beautiful home staging work. As it turns out the very first people that walked into our house and made an offer are the ones who are buying the house…largely attributable to your staging assistance!"
−− Dana Lloyd, Beaverton OR
"Maureen provided a list of suggested cosmetic improvements for the house which were relatively quick, easy, and inexpensive. After we completed those improvements (which made a huge difference on their own) she came back and did the staging. I was amazed at how transformed it was! This house looked drab before and had been an abused rental, so we were all very sick of dealing with it. My 7-year-old stepson would complain non-stop every time we had to go over there. As soon as he saw it staged he said, "I don't want to leave" and "I think we should just move in here." What a change! A friend who'd said that she didn't think staging would make much difference in getting the house sold saw the amazing photos (which Maureen provided as part of her home staging service) and said "That CAN'T be the same house! It's as good as sold!" Another family member who'd helped get the place fixed up said after seeing the photos, "Wow! Is that really the same house!?" So it's unanimous! The house looks better than any of us ever could have imagined. And it's not just that the stuff in it is nice. She really brought out the best in the house. I had no idea it could look so great!"
−− Cami Idzerda, Hillsboro OR
"Your home staging Consultation was fantastic - thank you! I'm sure we will do more business in the future."
−− Stephen FitzMaurice, Realtor ~ Premiere Property Group, Portland OR
"I must say we have been looking at homes since the spring of this year and you are the most professional designer that we have come across. The home is beautifully done and you have exquisite taste."
−− Susan Ruff, Portland OR
"The condo had been on the market for over a year. The best feature of this condo was the view of Mt. Hood, but there was a big empty living space with stark white walls. Maureen first helped with home staging advice for neutral wall paint, a few light fixtures, followed by staging of some key rooms. The difference was phenomenal! We put this condo on the market at a less optimum time of year and had an accepted offer in about a month! I truly believe that Maureen's advice and home staging helped close the sale on this property. She was wonderful to work with; she knew exactly which features to emphasize and she also understood the demographic of the potential buyer and she staged accordingly."
−− Rhonda Bakke, Broker, John Ludlow Realty, Inc., Wilsonville OR
"Thanks, Maureen, for all your expert home staging advice and creative design. It really made all the difference in being able to sell my parents' home so quickly!"
−− Marian McAndie, Portland OR
"Your staging is the nicest I've ever seen, very professional … and thanks for your wonderful photos!"
−− Leon Simms Broker, Windermere/Bridgeport Realty Group, Lake Oswego OR
"You did an amazing job. The spaces flow brilliantly and your arrangements of color, contrast, and objects work in unison to amplify the finest qualities of the house. Your home staging work is pure artistry, and my money was very well spent. We received an offer in just 3 days!"
−− Jerome Unterreiner, Portland OR
"I highly recommend your services – you have done an amazing job staging my listings! With your help I was able to get a listing that had previously been on the market for over two years sold in just 6 weeks! Thanks again!"
−− Jeanie Lovell CRS ~ Broker, John L. Scott Real Estate, West Linn OR
"Our Realtor believes that the home staging was a significant factor in the showings and quick sale of the condo."
−− Jean Salvador, Portland OR
"Thank you for using so many natural elements in your staging of this LEED Platinum home."
−− Paul Scardina, IIDA ~ Designer/Owner, Paolo Design Group, Portland OR
"The home you staged for my client sold in only 3 weeks, even though other homes with the same floor plan in this neighborhood remain unsold. In today's market that's an excellent outcome and great return on my client's investment in staging."
−− Lee-Pin Chu, Broker ~ Robert Deigert Real Estate, Portland OR
"I am most impressed. You've made me a believer in home staging…you are a terrific stager."
−− Dede DeJager ~ Broker, Windermere/Cronin & Caplan Realty Group, Portland OR
"You and your amazing team did it again! My client's condo sat vacant on the market for 15 months. Each month there was cash out for the mortgage, HOA dues, taxes, utilities & insurance. Then you staged it and we had a sale in less than a month. Your "MAGIC" worked – my clients and I feel you were instrumental in this sale and we thank you very much!"
−− Shar Bailey, Portland OR
"I do believe the staging helped get this town home sold in just 6 weeks. I will definitely be using your services in the future."
−− Gabby Tyer, GRI, CRS ~ Principal Broker, Realty Solutions LLC, Portland OR
"Thank you for making my home look more appealing to potential buyers; it sold in just 10 days!"
−− Ken Stevenson, Portland OR
"Thanks Maureen - you have been so wonderful for my clients and I really appreciate your hard work."
−− Jan Cullivan, GRI, ABR, CRS ~ Broker, Re/Max Equity Group, Portland OR
"The expense of staging certainly paid off. Having the home staged made people more able to imagine themselves living there -- it sold in just a few days, after being on the market vacant for many months."
−− Marc Hoffman, Portland OR
"I love your staging – it looks gorgeous and so do your photos! Thanks for your hard work. I will refer you to everyone!"
−− Wendy Snyder Broker, Portland Creative Realtors, Portland OR
"Only 2 days after you staged this home we had an accepted offer…it was the first offer after being shown for 3 months as a vacant home."
−− Jack Keith, Tualatin OR
"You helped me re-design our new home with existing furniture from our previous home - excellent, very professional and easy to work with. You could see & arrange things that I could never have come up with myself. You used the time wisely and I highly recommend you as a very talented and skilled decorator and home stager."
−− Karen Fruehauf, Beaverton OR
"Once again you did a wonderful job staging! After this home had been on the market for almost a year it sold soon after staging. I have very happy clients."
−− Cari Crossley ~ Broker, Coldwell Banker Barbara Sue Seal Properties, Beaverton OR
"Our house is three stories and the Room Solutions crew staged every room, in some cases quite dramatically. Maureen was so helpful and responsive and was able to ensure a great experience. I walked into my house after their work and was blown away. They made the house more open and appealing."
−− Sheri Fitts, Portland OR
"I have been using Room Solutions Staging for several years. Maureen has always been extremely professional, polite and she is exceptionally talented. She has a beautiful inventory of furniture and accessories; it's always a pleasure to work with her and see the magic that happens when she stages a home. One of my recent clients did everything on her list of suggestions. The home was vacant and Maureen then staged the important rooms of the home and it was gorgeous! Needless to say, I got an offer on the home within the first 12 hours that it went on the market! That was a record, especially in this real estate market of 2011. Maureen has excellent follow-up skills and takes pride in her work. She is fun to work with and she has also worked with several other Realtors in my office, and they all rave about her! Staging works, and Maureen's magic will transform your home whether it is on the market or you just want a fresh look!"
−− Deborah Jackson, Broker, GRI, Re/Max Equity Group, Beaverton OR
"Our home looks stunning. Thank you for all of your contributions; this has been a great experience for us! I recommend this process for anyone who wants to simplify their environment - selling their home or not."
−− Melissa Sackett, Tigard OR
"Thanks for a staging job well done…the property now shows beautifully and in its best possible light."
−− Harold Schockelt ~ Principal Broker, Centerwood Realty, Tigard OR
"I would never have thought to (stage) things this way. I'm just blown away by it. Thanks for trying to juggle your schedule around for me. I am continually impressed with your level of service."
−− Roy Jacobson, Portland OR
Room Solutions client, in a KATU-Ch 2 TV News feature on home staging
"We are really impressed – after 8 months on the market as a vacant property, we had a sale just 4 weeks after you staged our home. Thank you so much!"
−− Angela Varney, Portland OR
"Congratulations, you made it happen! My listing had been on the market for a year. Although there were multiple open houses and showings, no offers came through. Once you staged it however, in less than 2 weeks we had a sale! You know your stuff. Thank you from both my client and myself."
−− Bob Hoyt, GRI ~ Broker/Owner, Hoyt Realty, Portland OR
"Thank you so very much for the beautiful staging of my condo. It had warmth, livability, humor, and just the right touch of elegance. I don't think the property would have sold so quickly without it!"
−− Karen Brandenburger, Portland OR
"I received many compliments about your staging – it made a huge difference. The house sold a week after staging, after being on the market vacant for 7 months. Thanks again for all of your help…I have passed your information to everyone in my office as a competent stager who does a great job."
−− Christa Glasgow ~ Broker, Windermere Realty Partners, Portland OR
"I cannot begin to thank you enough for the wonderful job you have done staging our house…we received a full price offer in only two weeks."
−− Joe Martin, Portland OR
"What a huge difference…I am so impressed. Your staging made this house a home and it will help the sale immensely. Thank you so much."
−− Jill Gregory, ABR, CRS ~ Broker, The Sunset Group, Beaverton OR
"In a slower market where properties like mine have an average selling time of 3 months, after staging my home sold in only 14 days. Your staging really made the difference here!"
−− Richard Merrill, Portland OR
"Your staging of my vacant listing was very effective! After 5 months on the market and no offers, after your staging we had a sale in 3 weeks. The creative solutions you came up with allowed potential buyers to imagine living there. You provided high quality service and I appreciated your willingness to keep the budget in mind. Thanks for making this house more marketable."
−− Leslie Jones, GRI ~ Principal Broker, RE/MAX Signature Properties, Portland OR
"The house had a full price offer in just five days. In this market, it was the best outcome I could have hoped for. Again, many thanks to you and your team."
−− Todd Harris, Portland OR
"Thanks! The feedback on the house has been great. We received two offers and a sale for full price within two weeks of staging and listing…Nice work!"
−− Dave Amato ~ Broker, RE/MAX Equity Group, Portland OR
"My broker said the house is shown often and several agents have asked about the staging, saying it's the nicest they have seen!"
−− Shelley Hall, Beaverton OR
"You quickly assessed what my home needed and brought in tasteful accessories as well as rearranged my own items. The furnishings and colors you used were very inviting – and my home is sold! You and your staging crew were professional and efficient throughout the process."
−− Carolyn Morgan, Portland OR
"Your home staging advice is top notch. With your eye for design and knowledge of color you make the most basic home look outstanding. You have a talent for knowing how to help a seller get Top Dollar for their home in the shortest amount of time. A staged home definitely puts more money in the seller's pocket. I enthusiastically recommend your service."
−− Terry Shumway, CRS, GRI ~ Broker, RE/MAX Equity Group, Portland OR
"Thank you for staging my home – it looked so beautiful. It certainly takes a unique set of eyes to stage a home to sell it. With today's market being so competitive I don't think my home would have sold so quickly without your staging help."
−− Sue Tsang, Portland OR
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