Todd McAllister's (onstage) Blog

Home Stager - On Stage home staging and redesign co. Portland, OR.
Yeah... The before photos look awful, but the owner was in the middle of reducing the amount of things in the house, and the living room was the dumping point, so I would like to say that the client lived like this, but that is not the case.  This photo just makes the before and after more dramat...
This home was staged 3 months ago and did have some challenges.  It was a higher priced property, on a busy street, and had a poorly updated master bath.  It was agreed upon that the master bath did not match up with the price of the home, so it was remodeled.  After all was said and done, the ho...
This is a recent condo project in the  Pearl District.  This unit had a great park view, but the white walls and grey carpet set the mood for the unit: TRAGIC!!.  With the help of some colorful furnishings and accessories, the unit came to life.  When possible, we always try to pick a constant co...
It seems no matter how things are going in the market, you always need a little downtime to recharge your battery.  I know from first hand experience.  When starting my business like so many other agents and stagers, I worked myself to death.  For the first almost two years, I worked 7 days a wee...
We staged this property on June 10th.  We got an e-mail for an extactic homeowner that they have an accepted offer after 8 days.  For those of you who are still "staging skeptics", this is proof that a quick Fluff and buff pays off for a savvy agent and homeowner.
This was a project that come out of the blue.  The homeowners had viewed a property that we currently have on the market.  This was a starter home, but had not been updated for the past 12 years.  The owners had a limited budget to paint exterior/interior and carpet.  This is a before/after of th...
THEY SOLD IN 14 DAYS!!!!  These two listings which we recently staged both sold.  We have been on a great selling streak lately.  If you price your listing according to today's market and professionally stage it, chances are it will sell.  These two listings are proof of that.  Both properties we...
This is a recent staging job that we completed.  We viewed the property months ago and the file sat dorment.  Out of the blue,  the homeowner called and wanted the property staged NOW!  We were able to pull the inventory together in a hurry and set the project the next day.  We had 2 1/2 hours to...
A BIG thanks to Nick and David  of Synergy Staging for putting together this great tour of staged homes in the Portlnad area.  It was great to see what other people in the area are doing in their staging projects and how they solved staging challenges.  There were 7 homes on the tour, and I look ...
The homeowners of this Victorian blew out every wall on the main floor to create "great room" feeling.  By having multiple groupings of furniture, we were able to show prospective buyers how they could have a small space, but entertain in multiple areas.  They had a few contemporary pieces of fur...

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