As professional home stagers in Portland OR, we believe that the very best outcome for a home sale comes about as a result of the "winning formula" made up of:
- a motivated seller with realistic price expectations
- a great listing agent with savvy marketing skills
- an expert home stager who advises sellers on easy cosmetic fixes to do before staging, then who stages the home to appeal to the target buyer
We've seen this formula succeed over and over again! Three of our recent vacant home stagings involved a variety of home styles, prices & neighborhoods, but the common element they shared is that they all sold in just one day!
~ Here are some Before & After photos of these recent home sales in Portland Oregon ~
House #1 had a small living area where buyers would ask "how will we live in this small space?"
Proper staging showed buyers that the space is more than adequate; this small home had 5 offers on the first day, and the listing agent wrote me:“One day, 5 offers, 3 over list price. We really pushed the price envelope on this house but you did such an amazing job preparing it for market that we're not at all surprised by the multiple offers. You're Wonder Woman!”
House #2 needed updating, but our goal was to make it look as inviting as possible for potential buyers:
The seller wrote me the day after staging: "We had 2 solid offers for well over asking price, both within 24 hours of hitting the market! We believe the staging is (by far) the best investment we’ve made in getting this home ready to go on the market.”
House #3 had been on the market for 100 Days without an offer, yet many other condos around it had sold. It had no color, and buyers found it hard to fall in love with it:
We did a cost-effective light staging & within 24 hours it sold to the first couple who saw it staged. The comment we heard this time was: "The place looks fantastic! You're not just stagers, you're Magicians!"
We love to partner with Sellers and their Realtors to help sell a property quickly ~ Remember that the best outcome comes from a winning "team" effort!
From January through June 2012, Room Solutions Staging has helped sell over $18,500,000 worth of residential real estate in the Portland metro area. Our staged homes’ average Days on Market for the first six months of 2012 is just 19 Days – compared to the Portland average of 115+ Days on Market! The homes that we’ve staged and provided Home Staging Consultations for have sold for 98.6% of list price.