Spruce It Up! Home Staging Salem Oregon

Home Stager - Spruce It Up! Oregon's Real Estate Stager
Yahoo news had a short feature today  http://shopping.yahoo.com/articles/yshoppingarticles/242/home-accessories-you-dont-need/  about a few of those "Igottahavit" purchases that are simply a waste of money.  As a professional stager, I've walked in so many homes, filled to the brink with enough s...
Maureen is a colleague of mine in the Portland OR area.  It's great to hear about the staging successes going on.  I continue to believe that professional staging can get homes sold even in times of slow home sales. This is a great example of how effective a consultation can be...a very good, aff...
A recent edition of Real Estate News put out by the National Association of Realtors offered some great ideas.  My personal contribution is under "bedrooms" but there are many other ideas worth paying attention to. http://www.realtor.org/rmohome_and_design/articles/2009/0904_home_stagingtips Rega...
Another professional networking group I'm affiliated with has a volunteer activity going on this week.  One of our members has asked us to bring donations for a family crisis and homelss shelter she works with.  Canyon Crisis Center, 475 NE Santiam Hwy inMill City.  There is so much need in our c...
Rosi:  Great idea getting our class info on the Active Rain site.  Members of the Mid-Valley Professional Stagers Network (your "instructors") are looking forward to this event! ~Join Ticor Title for a Series of STAGING Classes for Area Real Estate Professionals ~  Help your seller embrace the st...
I just read some interesting info on another blog. (http://activerain.com/blogsview/1024528/Would-You-Pay-More-To-Sell-Your-House) Something about sellers being willing to pay higher commissions or bonuses to agents to ensure that their house gets more showings.  I really am being very objective ...
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...
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.  
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 fes...
by Liz Harrison ASP, IAHSP board memberBuilders all over the country are dropping prices, offering free upgrades, paying closing costs and providing any number of incentives to buyers. New home sales are down. The entire housing market is down and forecasts aren't indicating an upturn in the imme...

Liz Harrison

ASP, Home Staging Consultant
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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