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As professional home stagers, we often explain that the difference between decorating and staging is that decorating is done for the homeowner's taste and style, and staging is done to attract the target buyer.  When it's time to put your home on the market, making a few changes in how your home ...
05/05/2012
As professional home stagers, we've heard for years that when you're selling your home, your wall colors should be current colors, and preferably neutral ones.  Nothing says "dated" more than walking into a home whose walls sport colors from ten or twenty years ago.  But painting your home to pr...
05/01/2012
The real estate "season" is in full swing in Portland, Oregon and other markets across the country.  Many areas are seeing increased activity and less inventory, a welcome change from the past few years.  One of the marketing tools available to agents and homeowners is home staging, and savvy co...
04/29/2012
On Thursday April 26 (10:30am Pacific/1:30pm Eastern) another episode featuring our home decorating and design work will air on HGTV.  This particular episode, one of five that we did, highlights the home search of a newly-married young couple.  They find a home in Sherwood, Oregon (a suburb sout...
04/24/2012
Based on a recommendation from their listing agent, these smart homeowners hired our Portland Oregon home staging company for a Verbal Consultation recently.  During the consultation, we provided cost-effective home staging tips including easy cosmetic fixes, the best furniture placement to creat...
04/21/2012
Staged on Thursday ~ listed Friday ~ Under Contract Sunday!  Home Staging in Portland OR As professional home stagers in Portland OR, we love helping our clients reach their goals of a quick home sale so that they can move on to the next phase of their lives.   Recently we staged a Portland home ...
04/15/2012
We recently staged a 1962 home in Portland Oregon that has been owned and lived in by one family for 50 years!  When the heirs decided to sell the property, their listing agent suggested that home staging would help buyers imagine themselves living in this home.  Walls were painted and new carpet...
04/06/2012
One of the many benefits of being an Active Rain member is that we have media opportunities come our way that we might not have found otherwise.  This happened to me when I saw an AR post from HGTV's production company that mentioned their show 'My First Place' would be filming in Portland, Oreg...
03/31/2012
You know the saying, "everything old is new again?"   Well that applies to home design trends, too!  As professionalhome stagers based in Portland Oregon, we see this all the time. We recently staged a 1963-era home in Beaverton OR that had the clean, contemporary lines that today's buyers love. ...
03/24/2012
Don't misunderstand ... I come from a family of dog lovers  and have had the good fortune to have had wonderful dogs most of my life.  But if my house was on the market, there would be no online photos of my dog, and little evidence of them living in the house, once potential buyers came in pers...
03/18/2012
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