Small Condo, Small Budget, Big Improvement ~ SOLD in Portland OR
Recently I was contacted by a homeowner whose townhome in Portland Oregon had been on the market for 3 months. She said she was looking into having it professionally staged to improve it’s appeal, both in the online listing photos and when potential buyers & agents view it in person.
It’s a small condo about 1100 sq ft in the desirable Portland neighborhood of Forest Heights. We discussed keeping to a budget yet staging all of the rooms because buyers’ feedback had been that they didn’t think the main living area was “large enough” for their furniture. With some creative staging, I think we’ve showed them the space works just fine!
UPDATE: This property has SOLD!
Here’s how the condo looked the past 3 months to buyers ~ and how it looks today after home staging:
This is the view you see from the front entry; this area serves as both living & dining areas:
Here we showed potential buyers how they might configure a seating area:
Buyers wondered where could they place a dining table?
The master bedroom has a small nook which makes for a perfect place to sit and read:
The second, smaller bedroom would make a perfect office space if needed:
Buyers now have a chance to “see” how they might live in this townhome …. Before, with no way to reference furnishings in the space, they guessed that it was smaller than it is. Staging can help properties attract more viewings — more viewings means more opportunities for offers!
Professional photography courtesy of Gary Shepard, CPS Real Estate Photography Lake Oswego OR
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Do you have an existing listing in the Portland Oregon metro area that’s not attracting offers? Let us provide you with a free staging proposal ~ you’ll be happy to know that Room Solutions Staging offers a variety of home staging services for all price points. Give us a call @ 503-246-1800 and we’ll help your property sell faster than the competition!