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The living room is very cozy, and their couch and television take up much of the space. By bringing in a low profile tv stand and a rug with muted tones that pick up the colors of the room, the space is more inviting. We also placed a mirror above the fireplace which now brings the focus of the buyers to (8 comments)
When staging most houses, certain rooms tend to present unique challenges due to either layout, color, architecture, or style. As a result, and to ensure our clients end up with the best results, we often bring several furnishing options to each staging project. As much prep work as you do off site, there is nothing quite like working with the furnishings in the actual space. In this house we had several different staging plans for (12 comments)
========================================================================================= Let Synergy Staging make your property picture perfect both in photos and in person. Please call us at (503) 557-2244 for a free no obligation quote. (6 comments)
Video Compilation of Some Best Vacant Home Transformations - 07/20/09 12:24 AM
We've started creating videos of some of our projects. Here is the most recent video that shows some of our best vacant home transformations. Click on "Facebook" in the upper left hand corner to visit our new Facebook page and become a fan! Hope you enjoy!
========================================================================================= Let Synergy Staging make your property picture perfect both in photos and in person. Please call us at (503) 557-2244 for a free no obligation quote. (10 comments)
The home was staged on Saturday, June 27, then listed and open on Sunday, June 28. Shortly thereafter an offer was made and accepted. The home not only sold, but closes tonight - 20 days later. We de-staged the home today and look forward to working with the investor on their next property. There is a magic combination of staging and price, prior to the first showing, that results in quick sales and happy clients. Yes - Staging (21 comments)
Are we staging what? I'm flattered... - 07/13/09 05:21 PM
Today we de-staged one of our favorite homes. It was built by a home builder who has been a great client of ours. He does absolutely beautiful work and we are pleased that this home sold after many months on the market. While we were de-staging he asked if we had any homes on the Portland Street of Dreams tour this year. I was flattered that he thought our work could be presented on that level of design. I let him know that typically interior designers do those homes and often times work with high end furniture companies that are (16 comments)
Does Move-In Ready REALLY Matter? - 07/10/09 03:15 PM
While homes can certainly take longer to sell in the current market, home staging gives a property the edge it needs to succeed. Bringing in a professional home stager allows a home owner to understand how a potential buyer will see their home. Someone with a perspective and experience specifically geared to what the current buyer is looking for to ensure a home shows the best it possibly can. We all know about de-cluttering, and de-personalizing, but more and more, the move-in condition of a home is additionally critical for a successful sale. If an owner is showing a home that (18 comments)
Staging a Five Bedroom Foreclosure - Before and After Photos - 07/09/09 09:12 PM
Here is the another foreclosure property that Synergy Staging recently staged. This is a rare five bedroom home with a view in the Gresham area near Portland under $270k. With a modest budget only the impact rooms were staged, but the empty house was brought to life. Here are a few pictures of the before and after results.
Living Room - Another View
For more pics and details about this home please visit the Staged Listings page on our website. For more (18 comments)
Although staging is a word of mouth business, more and more people will find you on the internet. We must keep in mind two audiences when we think about our websites. Those who are coming for the first time as well as our returning clients and referrals. If your site looks stagnant and never changes, that gives just as much of (14 comments)
From Foreclosure to Fantastic Listing (with highest towel bar ever) - Before and After Photos - 07/06/09 10:27 PM
In this challenging Real Estate market, there are still many opportunities to be found for investors. Synergy Staging was recently brought in to stage a foreclosed property that was being turned around very quickly for sale. Although the budget was tight for the quick turn over, we were glad the investor knew the value of home staging. The home had some definite issues to be addressed, but the asking price is very reasonable considering the location, layout, and the incredible views of Portland. One of our challenges was staging two properties in different cities for the same owner in the span (25 comments)
Have you seen the new show Stager Invasion on TLC? It premiered last night with two back-to-back episodes. It's a totally different take than The Stagers on HGTV. After watching it I'm not sure that it's the best representation of how staging really works, but anything that keeps the business and concept out there in front of potential clients can't be a bad thing, can it?
The concept of this show is that they go into occupied homes that are a disaster and stage them with a team of about 20 people in 8 hours. The team walks down (27 comments)
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