Staging a 100-yr old historic home in Portland OR (Before & Afters)
Our Portland OR home staging company was recently selected to stage a 100-year old historic landmark home. Situated on a double corner lot, this home has a commanding presence when viewed from the street.
The seller had moved out and wanted to ensure that the staging would compliment the house. He asked if we recommended staging it with antiques so I explained that since the target buyer was a younger couple or family, likely they’d have more transitional furniture; but added that we’d bring in some traditional accessory items that would complement the vintage style of this lovely home.
Here’s how the living room appeared before staging (nice, but lacking warmth). Adding furniture that would appeal to today’s buyers while honoring the home’s historic vintage was important …
The dining room has lovely wood moldings and wainscoting, but also some distracting wallpaper. When staged, it gives buyers a sense of how they could entertain family and friends in this home …
This home has a vintage farm-style kitchen that needed a table & chairs to help define it (the bench below the windows was the perfect spot for staging)
This butler’s pantry between the kitchen and dining room might get overlooked while walking through, so we created a small vignette to make it more noticeable …
~ Photos graciously provided by SpinVirtualTours.com ~
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Room Solutions Staging offers help to homeowners, real estate professionals, builders, banks and investors in preparing homes for the market. Our home staging clients love our service and our staging statistics! Our home staging services in the Portland OR metro area include consultation reports, staging for both vacant and occupied homes, and interior redesign projects. For a complimentary home staging proposal, contact us @ 503-246-1800.