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Is this "magic" staging furniture? It sold 3 different homes in days - Before & Afters - 04/30/08 01:09 PM
Room Solutions Staging in Portland OR was selected to stage Home #1 ... it had been on the market for 5 months without a sale. We staged it using a colorful red sofa & matching chair, a fun brown wool rug, and some typical tables, etc. Home #1 SOLD in only 3 days, with 3 back up offers! Here are photos of the living room in House #1, Before & After:
When House #1 was about to be de-staged, another broker called me for a staging quote on a contemporary home he was about to list. With Home #2's (66 comments)
Contemporary Home staged & SOLD in 5 days - Before & Afters in Portland Oregon - 04/18/08 02:21 AM
Room Solutions Staging in Portland Oregon was recently selected to stage a vacant 1987 contemporary home, working with a limited budget. The kitchen had been updated a few years ago, helping to bring this home up to current standards, and just before listing they updated the bathrooms. After we staged the home it sold for over asking price in only 5 days! Staging a vacant home to show potential buyers how the space might be used is critical in today's market, especially when the space is more open and undefined, as in this 1987 example. Buyers who walk into a space with (61 comments)
A Rustic New Home Staged in Portland, Oregon SOLD 3 weeks after staging ~ Before & Afters - 04/03/08 11:18 PM
We recently staged a new construction home with a "country rustic" style on a half-acre lot in Portland Oregon ... our staging team fell in love with this house for several reasons (one is that it has a 4-car garage that would be a stager's dream storage area!) Agents and Homeowners: Showing an inviting furnished property in the online mls photos is much more likely to encourage a potential buyer to view the home in person. Vacant rooms don't have the ability to capture the buyer's imagination the way that a staged property can. Call a professional stager in your area (you can find them right (68 comments)
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