Home Staging Tips for Sellers in Portland OR: Don’t Show THIS… but DO Show THAT
If you’re selling your home in the Portland Oregon metro area, here are some home staging tips to help reduce market time!
Presenting the rooms in your home in their best possible condition is critically important so that buyers are attracted to your home’s best features and architectural details.
Here are some Before & After photos of actual homes our company has staged; all of these homes were occupied by the sellers while the home was on the market ~ and we worked with the sellers’ own furnishings to keep expenses at a minimum. With our expert home staging advice & services, our clients’ Portland-area homes have sold in an average 31 days this year (compared to the Portland average Days on Market of 147!)
Remember, for a quick sale don’t show THIS … But DO show THAT …
In the living room above, the first thing buyers would see are too many family photos on the fireplace mantle, and the two animal heads — much too distracting when your home is for sale. In the “after” photo, buyers now see an inviting place to enjoy family and friends. We also removed the brass fireplace surround to update the look of this room.
In the example above, the kitchen has too many personal photos on the refrigerator and the wall; by setting up the homeowner’s console table in this area with a dining-related theme, buyers can now imagine how they’d use this space.
In the above photo, the first thing buyers would see in the living room is a large pool table dominating the space. We advised the sellers that buyers expect a formal living room in a 3-story home like this one, and we made a comfortable conversation area here. Now buyers walk in and notice the lovely view from this room instead of wondering if their furniture might fit.
In the living room above, there were too many toys visible when you entered this home, and the furniture wasn’t balanced. We repositioned the furniture and rehung the sellers’ lovely art collection … now the home feels peaceful and much more spacious.
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Room Solutions Staging offers expert home staging advice to sellers & their Realtors in the Portland Oregon metro area. For a Free home staging proposal call us @ 503-246-1800. Room Solutions ~ Staging that Sells Portland Homes.