Ellie Mayes — Owner and Lead Stager at UpStaging Designs
Ellie uses a unique combination of skills and expertise in visual merchandising, interior design, buyer psychology, and real estate trends to stage homes that sell quickly for top dollar.
Recognized by her real estate brokerage peers as a stager who understands all sides of the buying and selling process, Ellie has grown UpStaging Designs exponentially through referrals and word of mouth.
She is an accredited professional with knowledge, training, and experience in staging, renovations and marketing. Realtors all over the Triangle trust UpStaging Designs to partner with their seller clients to help them prepare and market their listings and unlock a home's highest value.
Ellie is a licensed Realtor and owns her own boutique firm, UpMarket Realty. She and her husband, Chris, invest in real estate through rehabs and rentals and love DIY projects around their own home. They've lived in Cary, NC since 1995 and are the proud parents of Ben and Silas.
Master Accredited Staging Professional (MASP)
Certified Color Expert (CCE)
Occupied Consultation Specialist (OCS)
Staging Design Professional (SDP)
Broker in Charge (BIC)
International Association of Home Staging Professionals (IAHSP)
Real Estate Staging Association (RESA)
RESA Raleigh Durham Chapter, Board Member
Triangle MLS (TMLS)
Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors (RRAR)
NC Association of Realtors (NCAR)
National Association of Realtors (NAR)
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