Video: Behind the scenes

I had such fun at the photoshoot for Haugerbakken 7 A. This house is a new listing and I am really looking forward to the open house showing this weekend.
The owner had styled the house herself, and I think she did a great job! She has always had an eye for interior and enjoyed getting her home ready for sale. It was a pleasure working with them.

There is a little video footage from the photoshoot with our super talented photographer Mateusz Michałowski – his work is just incredible. All of the photographs are edited by him. This is something that we at BOA are very proud of. Unlike our competition – our photographs are edited in-house, and not sent for editing outside of Norway to a person that has not even seen the house. This all makes for stunning photography which you will see in all our listings.
The video footage is just a short teaser. I made it this short to fit the Instagram video time. You can view the video here:

Here is a link to the full ad here.

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Enjoy!

 

 

Retro model shoot

New listing in Eugenies gate 16 is a renovation project with allot of potential.
The apartment is in Bølteløkka just minutes away from our offices in Majorstua and close to the surrounding areas of Bislett and St.Hanshaugen.

Within the first hour of the ad going live on finn.no – the listing has already received such an awesome response. Interested buyers calling to make sure the property doesn’t sell before the first open house viewings.

I really enjoyed this shoot and the styling of this apartment. Presentation is key, even if the apartment is one this is a total renovation – there is always value is presenting it out to the market. Our model we used on this shoot, has been used on a similiar project with our founder at BOA Tommy Friestad and that sold for several hundred thousand over the valuation and more importantly way above the average sqm price in the area.
Our model was such a pleasure to have on board as she totally captured a warm and cosy feeling in the apartment and made our photographs so much more engaging.

The style of this apartment was retro inspired and was done by our awesome styling team. Click here to the link to the ad so see more photographs.

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Mondays lookbook

Wallpapers are tricky. It took me some time to get to this, only because I have to really love a wallpaper to have it in my home. If I feel that way, I bet there are others like me that feel the same.
It is a very personal choice. But, it is great to get inspiration and figure out what style you are going for in a room and how a wallpaper can help achieve it.

I adore papers from Elitis, Zoffany & Harlequin. I like textured papers, with some silk or sheen to it. And, i think for it to work in a room – good lighting is  a must and the right accessories should be used to pull off the look.

In our new home, I will be doing one wall in our dining room. I’m keen on a dark wall with metallic finishes and great lighting in the room. I have ordered samples – so looking forward to getting started!

Enjoy! (Click on the photos for links)

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House for sale!

I am so pleased to put this house out on sale, the ad went live a couple of hours ago and I am looking forward to the first viewing this sunday. The house was actually built by the sellers dad. It is a perfect house for a family that works in Oslo, with easy commute to the city. Within walking distance to popular skiing areas and beautiful forrests!

Stay tuned 🙂

Link to the ad: http://www.finn.no/finn/realestate/homes/object?finnkode=63030114

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Mondays lookbook

Recently I have been going to different stores having a look at bar stools. We have some in our kitchen, white easy to clean bar stools. However, the quality on them wasn’t that good and the paint has started fading. So, I will try get them sold and get new one’s for the next house.

Here are some of the types I have been looking at. Bar stools can really frame a kitchen, and give a unique look to the room. It is fun shopping around for new one’s and trying to see which one’s will best for our new kitchen. Of course, keeping within a budget but making sure I get good quality chairs this time around!

Enjoy!

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Growing up, I had a mom and dad who enjoyed their weekend nursery trips, getting beautiful plants and flowers to fill our garden. I sadly, am pretty hopeless with gardening. Our new home will luckily be of a more manageable size, and easy to maintain.

I do sway for the more modern looking garden designs. The clean simplicity of the wood with the manicured greenery along with the natural stones – is just so elegantly beautiful.

Here is this weeks inspiration! I do think you can adapt these designs to fit different size gardens and even a rooftop garden.I definitely reccomend finding a good landscape architect in your area.

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Top picks

Here are this weeks top picks. If you are planning on going to viewings this week, be sure to check these out!

Click on the photographs for more details. 

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Tåsen Hageby, Oslo
Price: 9 500 000,- NOK
(USD 1 224 060)
Size: 6 bed ·  2 bath · 174 m²
· There is allot to like about this unit. Large apartment size over 2 floors and a big garden. Included is a rental flat with a market rental of 9000,-

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Bislett, Oslo
Price: 4 600 000,- NOK
(USD 592 790)
Size: 2 bed ·  1 bath · 70 m²
· The is a newly refurbished unit, with very low common costs. Very popular location in Oslo.

 

Alexander Kjellands Plass, Oslo71_112698199
Price: 1 890 000,- NOK
(USD 243 550)
Size: 1 bed ·  1 bath · 37 m²
– This starter unit is good for students, with low common costs in a relatively popular area.

 

Giveaway time

Very excited to share a giveaway that I launched on my Facebook page.
This is to celebrate my new job at iHus in Torshov. Looking forward to working with a motivated team of people, and can’t wait to meet and shake hands with new clients!

I wanted to share this good feeling on to YOU. The giveaway is a gift voucher at one of Oslo’s most exclusive hotels – The Thief. You can use the gift card at the hotel/restaurant/the spa. Going to announce a random winner on friday 31st July 2015.

To win the gift card, you need to follow my Facebook page: www.facebook.com/realestatebydemi

Please share with your friends! Good luck to all of you! 🙂

 

Top picks

Here are this weeks top picks. If you are going to viewings this week, be sure to check these out!

Click on the photographs for more details

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St. Hanshaugen, Oslo
Price: 4 200 000 NOK
(USD 536 070)
Size: 4 bed ·  1 bath · 70 m²
· This newly renovated apartment has a great location, and is a perfect rental unit

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Urianborg/Frogner, Oslo
Price: 3 900 000 NOK
(USD 497 590)
Size: 2 bed ·  1 bath · 72 m²
· A great first time apartment for a young couple, in an attractive part of the city. Budget for renovating

 


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Price: 2 850 000 NOK
(USD 363 560)
Size: 2 bed ·  1 bath · 55 m²
· Good price point, and good starter unit for students or people working in the area

Area scout

Last night, I went to a viewing of new house in Nordstrand Oslo. The location is great, with beautiful views. The brokers were very helpful, giving me all the practical information about the area and what the area offered for my kids who would be going to the schools in the area.

We have however chosen another part of Oslo. But, I thought the house itself was just gorgeous, with a very good floor plan and finishes. Top class!

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Click here for the link view more information about the house.