Home Staging Blog

Portland Oregon, Home Staging, home stagers, home style experts

Featured Project: Hampton House

We were able to sit down with Lisa Shipley to talk about this Hampton House project they completed a few years ago. Here’s her insight on how the project went and how they accomplished their goals. Q: What was the name of this project and why? A: The home was called The Hampton House. The…

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Welcome to the New Imagine Home Staging & Design

Welcome to Imagine Home Staging & Design Since our beginning at Imagine Home Staging 10 years ago, we’ve grown up a lot. And while our love for our work has remained steady over the years, our ability to serve our clients has exponentially grown. All because we’ve added staff, staging inventory, and increased knowledge of…

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How to discard unwanted items before moving

For those items that are too valuable or need special handling we have some great resources. And if the task is just too overwhelming we have a great recommendation for help!

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West Linn staged kitchen

kitchen staging tips for home sellers

A few kitchen staging tips can help diminish the lack of upgrades, or if you have a budget for upgrading I have some tips as to what buyers are looking for.

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Portland Oregon, Home Staging, home stagers, home style experts, staged home example

selling your home with the end in mind

Putting your home on the market can bring up all kinds of emotions if you are not prepared.  Emotions  range from not knowing what the future holds, and starting new. All the unknowns can leave one stressed and full or anxiety. If you Begin with the end in mind when selling your home, your focus…

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Lifestyle staging for Portland Metro Real Estate

The stagers who understand buyers try to stage a home to fit the lifestyle of a particular demographic. Each Portland, Oregon neighborhood has a distinct culture or style that defines the community. Of course, communities may have several cultures or sub cultures. Generally, though, one area-the suburbs, for instance– will require a different lifestyle staging…

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Staged price or list price

You most likely will want the very most net equity from the sale, and quick and painless process. This is where the list price vs the staged list price will help you come up with an educated and informed decision.
The list price is based on the comparative market

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Quick check list for home sellers

While your home is on the market you may only have a few moments to prepare for a viewing. Being prepared ahead of time with a quick check list for home sellers will save you the stress of keeping your house presentable. There are a few things we tend to forget which are important while…

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After: Curb appeal can add thousands to the value of your listed home

Maximize curb appeal to sell your home

Its’ Springtime one of the best times of the year in   Portland, Oregon to showcase your home for sale. First impressions start with great curb appeal. The right look can add thousands to the value of your listed home. According to the National Association of Realtors, 63% of home buyers will drop by after viewing a…

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Why staging still matters in a sellers market

Why Staging Still Matters in a Seller’s Market In a market where home inventory is low, your sellers may think that their home will move in mere minutes—and at a price that defies even the loftiest expectations. When left untethered, these dreams of big prices and warp speed sales can spell disaster—and major disappointment—for you…

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Award Winning

Houzz Best Of Design 2018
Houzz Best Of Service 2018
Houzz Best Of Design 2017
Street of Dreams - People's Choice Award 2012
Affordable Home Show - Best of Show Award 2010, 2011, & 2012

Lenny and Lisa are fantastic to work with! They are approachable, affordable and offer great feedback in regards to...

Posted by Patti Jensen on Sunday, January 1, 2017

Lenny and Lisa are amazing!!!! Thank you to Imagine Home Staging for creating a gorgeous space that is "picture perfect". True professionals, great to work with and have an amazing gift for design.

Posted by Teresa Harbert on Thursday, February 23, 2017

Great people, great furniture, solid service. I've worked with Lenny and Lisa several times and haven't been disappointed yet. I truly believe my properties sell faster because of their staging work.

Posted by Matt Loosemore on Monday, December 28, 2015