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Catch the Rays in Beautiful Central Oregon! This Photo is Too "COOL" to Miss! - 01/26/09 07:04 PM
The sun's out in Oregon - and we love to take every advantage of it! We have been visiting one of our favorite vacation spots in Oregon - Eagle Crest in Redmond, Oregon. My husband and daughter decided to catch some rays and work on their "tans" this morning after getting out of the hot tub!
(Yes -- that really is 6"+ of snow that had fallen the night before!)
Creative Concepts and Contracting is a home staging and licensed contracting company located in Oregon and serving the greater Willamette Valley with quality repairs and maintenance, professional home staging (18 comments)
From Uninspiring to Sold! - 01/24/09 04:52 PM
Sold - It's what we all love to hear! Before staging, over 50 comparable homes had sold, while this lovely home was passed by. After staging, it was the FIRST to get an offer in its price range.
"In our time of need, Creative Concepts and Contracting, came to the rescue and helped my brother in law sell his home. After the passing of my sister, my brother in law wanted to sell and move closer to his family. He placed the home on the market and after 6 months of no activity we called Margaret. She found us a (19 comments)
Local Business Providing Sparkling Community Service! - 01/17/09 09:50 AM
We love to focus on the positive and great businesses in our community -- especially those who continue to make the Willamette Valley a wonderful place to live. One such business that caught our eye this week is Let It Shine Cleaning. Let it Shine Cleaning has joined a non profit organization that offers free professional housecleaning services to women undergoing cancer treatment. What an amazing offer and what a blessing to those who will benefit from their care and expertise! When reviewing what Let it Shine Cleaning website, I was impressed that not only are they licensed and bonded, (4 comments)
This looks like it will be an incredible class at a very low cost! Click here for more information on the speaker. Women's Council of Realtors January Business Resource Meeting Sponsored by Countrywide Home Loans When: January 22, 2009 11:30a.m.-1p.m. Where: Allied Waste Conference Room 1214 Montgomery St. SE Albany, OR * Topic: The Three Keystones to Success featuring dynamic speaker Jennifer Powers Jennifer offers a fresh perspective on the personal shifts entrepreneurs, business owners and professionals can make to grow their business and lead more satisfying lives. Audience members will learn how to apply her Three (4 comments)
Mid Valley Home Show - Salem, Oregon - 01/10/09 03:35 PM
Get Some Great Ideas at the Mid Valley Home Show - January 16-18, 2009! Looking for some ideas or resources for your home improvement projects? More than 200 exhibitors are featured at the 32nd Annual Mid-Valley Home Show, owned by the Home Builders Association of Marion and Polk Counties. The Home Show will run from January 16th – 18th at the Oregon State Fairgrounds. Exhibitors include everything from building materials and supplies to home furnishings. The Statesman Journal will have an insert on January 15th featuring the show floor plan and a full list of those who will be participating in (7 comments)
Staging consultations are one of my favorite aspects of being a home staging and redesign specialist. Why? It brings so much hope and direction to a home seller! Most sellers, especially in this market, have a specific reason for selling – whether it is to relocate, or perhaps a change in family status such as divorce or a growing family. The stress of putting a home on the market can be reduced significantly by obtaining specific and detailed information on how to prepare homes for the best offer and quickest sale. How we live in our homes, and (18 comments)
We love to discover local companies doing great things for our communities - making our beautiful Willamette Valley a even better place to live! The Mid Valley offices of Ticor Title have an annual fundraiser benefiting the Marion-Polk Food Share, Salem Area Realtors Community Fund and other food banks and charities in Silverton, Woodburn, Monmouth, Independence, Dallas and Linn/Benton counties. Realtors, Ticor employees and lenders participated in raising money and food donations equivalent to 2,787 pounds. Prior years have been cash donations only. This year, in light of the rough economic times food donations were also sought. Rosi Green - (9 comments)
My Favorite 2008 Transformation - 01/02/09 10:48 AM
We spent December 31st destaging a beautiful home - incredible architecture that was brought to life with our staging. Since it is so fresh in my mind, I pondered whether it is my favorite . . . .
This was a stunning transformation - but as I review my photos from 2008 -- there are so many that I fondly remember - The one that gave hope to a home listed for far too long:
Or the house that had been on the market for MONTHS -- it was transformed (17 comments)
With over 80% of home buyers shopping online first for real estate - it's vital to create an image that will make your listing appealing and a "must see". Staging is an important component of preparing the home for sale, but if the photos aren't top notch - staging efforts are diminished. This new year offer from Miraculous Memories is an incredible deal -- for $50 per listing! Think of how pleased some of your existing listings would be if you gave them a call and told them you were hiring a professional photographer to highlight their home this month (6 comments)
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