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Front door color and trim color

Front Door Color Trends & Their Influence on Home Sales

When it comes to selling a home, every detail matters. From the layout of the rooms to the landscaping in the backyard, each element contributes to the overall impression a potential buyer forms. One often underestimated detail that can significantly affect a home’s appeal is the color of its front door. This seemingly small touch…

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The College Tudor elevation shot

Project Spotlight: The College Tudor

What is the name of this project and why? We named this one The College Tudor. What makes it a Tudor-style? The combination of pitched gable roofs, half-timbering, masonry, brick, and often with leaded glass windows. And they can be pleasingly asymmetrical. Think storybook classic. This lovely home is located on Reed College Place, right…

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This contemporary traditional staging included a linen sofa and textured throw

4 Key Decor Trends for 2023 Home Staging

If you’re looking for a quick, easy way to freshen your space before you list a home, you’ve come to the right spot. In this article we’ll cover 2023 home staging, what’s new in home decor trends, and the key areas to focus on as you add fresh details to your space.   1. Keep…

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Mid-Century Home Staging Elevation Shot

The Power of Curb Appeal: Selling Your Home in the Portland Market

In the competitive real estate market of Portland, where stunning landscapes and vibrant neighborhoods abound, the power of curb appeal is evident in almost every listing. Portland has an extremely low inventory of available homes, especially when compared to how many people want to buy homes. As of January 2023, there was only a 2.6…

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Bungalow Staging Living Room Built Ins

The Charming Bungalow Staging Project

What was the name of this project and why? We named this project The Charming Bungalow Staging. While the owner recently updated this bungalow-style home, they left untouched many of the charming original features. How could you not love this sweet little Portland home?     Where is this home located? This home is in…

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The garage-type door tied the indoors to the outdoors seamlessly

5 Ways to Refresh Your Home Without Breaking the Bank

As the weather warms up and the trees bloom here in Portland, you’re probably getting a touch of spring fever. The days are getting longer and more and more often you want to throw your windows open to hear the birds and smell the fresh air. For most people, energy levels increase as well. And…

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Outlook Estate open concept needed to define space

Featured Project: The Outlook Estate

 What neighborhood was this home in? We named our latest project The Outlook Estate. This custom home is located on a gated lot in the Holcomb Hills area of Oregon City. It has incredible views of Downtown Portland, as well as views of Mt. Hood, Mt. Adams, St. Helens and Mt. Rainier. It’s a rare…

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Luxury Condo for medical professionals

How to Stage to Sell: The Importance of Knowing Your Buyer Demographic

The housing market has been a bit of a crazy ride the past few years. According to the experts, 2023 stands to see a shift. Mortgage rates will increase, but prices will likely head back down. The past couple of years have demanded that buyers fight over the few options and pay higher prices due…

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Painting the walls a warm white brought everything together

Featured Project: The Stagers Home

What was the name of this project and why? We called this The Stagers Home because — are you ready for this? — it’s my house. Working on this project gave me a whole different perspective. It’s different going through this process as a home seller. Staging the stager’s home was a unique experience!  …

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Declutter to Sell tips 2

6 Places To Declutter to Sell Your Home

You’ve decided to sell your home but suddenly you realize there’s a lot to get done. All those repairs you’ve wanted to get done now take priority. You might even paint or do some minor remodeling. But before you do any of these things, declutter. From the closets to the garage to the backyard, the…

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