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By November 7, 2022

We get daily emails updating us on real estate  – what’s listed, price changes, and properties under contract.  What’s different lately about these updates? The number of listings showing price reductions. It confirms conversations we’ve heard amongst agents…..” are you seeing things are slowing down”? If selling in a slowing market here are some tips


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By December 20, 2010

When home stagers claim of more showings and quicker sales, sometimes it can seem “too good to be true”. Is it really worth the investment? How can you market your home in 2011 and get it sold? Following is the experience of one Salem Oregon agent who while skeptical of staging claims gave it a


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By October 22, 2010

Wondering how to get your home noticed with so many homes on the market? I thought this well-written article by Phoebe Chongchua was well worth sharing with our readers! Selling your home can be like a single person trying to get the attention of a prospective date–got to clean up, pour on the charm, and


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By August 1, 2010

The following article is so well written I couldn’t help but highlighting it on our blog site as well.  If home sellers are not willing to price their home where their real estate professional has advised, they are wasting time and their agent’s efforts. In 2010 we have started calculating our home staging statistics differently


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By July 27, 2010

Dear Creative Concepts: Does your staging agreement call for a minimum furniture rental time period? I have a vacant home in Salem Oregon and have been talking with some staging companies and getting bids. It is currently listed for $275,000. The staging company we were considering has a four-month minimum. Sincerely, West Salem Home Seller


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By June 8, 2010

With many homes on the market and fewer home buyers, home staging has become more in demand than ever before.  Several agents and home sellers have asked us lately – who should pay for home staging? Home staging makes a house easier to market — they look and “feel” better in person and in the listing


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