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Realtors: Set the Stage for a Successful Home Sale!  Are you ready to help your Sellers get the Best Offer? Join home staging expert Maureen Bray of Room Solutions Staging in Portland, OR for an informative Power Hour Webinar, brought to you by Market Leader. Webinar starts at 10am PT / 1pm ET on...
02/17/2014
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...
02/13/2014
When you're staging your home to sell, interior paint color is an important element because buyers don't want to spend money and time repainting before they move in.  We've often seen that too much "work" discourages busy buyers, who'd much rather find a home that's "move in ready." We recently s...
12/15/2013
Another Portland home staging success story! Skinny Homes in Portland became popular a few years ago when developers were granted permission to build on lots that were smaller than the standard 50 x 100 ft. These homes were usually infill in established older neighborhoods, like this example that...
11/22/2013
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 importan...
11/15/2013
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...
11/09/2013
Recently we had the privilege of staging a 1931 home in Portland OR that has been in the same family since it was built.  This English Tudor-style home is a gem, full of original charm and lots of character! When I first saw it, nearly every item in the home was original, including the carpeting ...
10/31/2013
Here's a very helpful post from Karen Otto of Home Star Staging in the Dallas TX area on Money-Saving Home Staging Tips with a great Return on Investment.   Home staging is on a fast track to becoming an industry standard for selling homes in many markets. Here in Dallas, TX we're no exception.  ...
10/01/2013
When you're selling your home in or around Portland Oregon, many factors are an important part of the process.  Your home's location, its condition, the Realtor you choose, arriving at the right price, and market conditions all contribute to how quickly it will sell, and how close to asking price...
09/22/2013
The Real Estate Staging Association (RESA) is thrilled to announce that Real Estate Expert and Shark Tank Guru Barbara Corcoran will be our Keynote Speaker at the 2014 RESA Convention in Las Vegas on January 30th, 2014.   Her newest book SHARK TALES takes you behind the scenes of her life and bu...
08/19/2013
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