Staging Tips and Examples to Help Your Home Stand Out Above the Rest
These before and after photos can help inspire you with ideas for staging your home or condo to help your real estate stand out from the rest when you put it on the market. In Portland, OR the rental market is thriving right now, and some landlords are staging their show units for targeting their ideal target market. In the case shown below, (a model apartment at Quatama Crossing in Beaverton, OR), the management is targeting single mothers who have recently downsized their homes. The goal is help them to feel at home when they look at the show units, and provide them with the ability to see themselves living in these apartments.
Before: The living room was nondescript and blasé with an outdated, uncomplimentary window treatment, and an outdated, big bulky armoire…
In the example above, the previous decor contained an all neutral, white and tan color scheme. While the neutral color scheme is usually a safe route to take, it can appear boring, cold and unwelcoming. Adding a touch of color in the decorating accents, area rug, art work, and accent wall paint color can make a load of difference with adding some warmth and charm to a space. Additionally, when an accent color is added in these ways, it is easy and cost effective to update the color if and when it grows dated.
Re-design objective: Achieve a Street of Dreams look on a shoestring budget, utilizing a contemporary design style with a wide appeal, and added creative designer touches.
Have a plan and budget for the high-low options before you start spending money on updates…
The second bedroom was turned into a teen room. I covered that makeover in a separate blog post here.
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