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Staged Designs offers professional home staging in the Greater Portland area of Maine. Elizabeth was recently featured staging a home for WGME 13 News. Find out more!
About Elizabeth Freeman and Staged Designs
Elizabeth Freeman is the founder and owner of Staged Designs. Staged Designs combines her love and flair for decorating along with her keen eye for color with the excitment of real estate. After buying, decorating, and selling several homes for a sizable profit, she realized the value of home staging.
Elizabeth is an experienced project manager. She also studied Interior Design at the University of California, and is a graduate of the Staging DivaTMHome Staging Business Training Program given by the internationally recognized home staging expert Debra Gould of Six Elements Inc.
What People are Saying About Elizabeth and Staged Designs:
"Thank you, thank you, thank you. I am so excited to get started with some changes, your ideas were so great. I am going to recommend you to everyone I know in the same position that we are as sellers." -- Kathleen D.
"Staged Designs was incredible the way you changed the whole feel of that interior! From the selected wall color to the furniture placement, what a true transformation, you really are very good!!" -- Al S.
"Thank you again for your professionalism in making these changes that will hopefully make a huge difference." -- Mauricio H.
About our Color Consultations:
"The paint colors worked out so great, thank you! I loved the color it just makes everything flow so nicely." -- Carol K.
"The bedroom area looks great! A big improvement to say the least. Thanks again." -- Scott S.
Elizabeth Freeman and Staged Designs in the Press:
***News!*** Elizabeth was featured in a story for WGME 13 News on May 2, 2008. View this story to see Elizabeth in action and to see how staging can transform and help you sell your home.
Elizabeth Freeman of Staged Designs staged the Handler's home in Durham for the WGME 13 News story "Home Sold Home". Here are some before and after photos from this project:
The photographs of your home are so important in today's real estate market. With up to 90% of home buyers making their "first cut" on the internet, your home must show well in these photographs before a home buyer even steps foot in the front door. Home staging by Staged Designs will give your home "show home style" and get your house camera ready!
Message to Home Owners and Real Estate Brokers
Is your home looking a little "tired"? Wake it up! Don't let your house help sell the others in the neighborhood! Home staging by Staged Designs can give your home a "Wow!" reaction. Staged Designs offers you the following services:
Take an outdated home and give it a more modern, updated look - on a budget!
Give that cookie cutter house individual personality and appeal.
Select paint colors to better showcase the home and set the right mood and tone.
Arrange and edit your client's furniture to create an inviting flow to each room and accentuate the best features.
Select rental furniture for an empty house to give it warmth and enable the home buyers imagine themselves living there.
Select accessories to "put the icing on the cake" and add some style.
Post-staging digital photography of your home looking its best for all your on-line listings. Service includes wide angled photography, photo cropping and lighting correction.
"Staged homes typically fetch 7 percent more than comparable unstaged properties and sell twice as fast", says Home Magazine (June 2007). Put this proven method to work for you!
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.