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Staging is Marketing! - 03/29/09 12:22 AM
I recently saw an article on another real estate/staging related blog which I'm declining to share just because my related spike in blood pressure has made me forget where I first saw it. But I will tell you that the first few lines of the article referred to staging in terms like "House Fluffing" , "House Primping" and "the art of decorating". I'm hoping to use that as an opportunity to educate consumers and even professionals in the real estate industry about REAL home staging. Professional staging is a much more involved process than fluffing or primping or decorating might imply. (16 comments)
I enjoy getting "out of the box" once in a while to use my skills in marketing and staging. At a recent Home and Garden Show, I staged the booth for a local mortgage company. They loved the homey feel that brought people in to talk about home loans and refinancing.
A Flair for a Fundraiser - 03/06/09 01:39 AM
This past weekend, 2 colleagues of mine from the Mid-Valley Professional Stagers (MVPS) group and I had an opportunity to do a community service project. The Salem Art Association had its annual fundraising auction and dinner, ClayBall. We professional stagers recommended the layout for the festivities, hung the art for auction and "staged" displays for 3-dimensional art and the many non-art items up for bid. Where plain paper describing a weekend in Ashland laid, we placed medieval candlesticks, a book of Shakespeare's works, a framed photo of the playwrite and of course, a rose. Beach stays were highlighed with sea shells, (7 comments)
Provides information, comment, advice on home staging and business staging for real estate marketing and selling a home in Oregon, Salem, Albany, Corvallis, Dallas, Keizer, McMinnville, Silverton, Stayton, Lincoln City, Monmouth, Turner, Aumsville
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