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Real Estate Agents and Homesellers

We specialize in preparing homes to sell faster and for more money.

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We are serious about helping! Located just outside of Chicago, (Naperville, IL) we are one of the largest staging teams in the Chicago area who owns a huge diverse selection of on trend inventory. We offer home staging services that will give your property a selling advantage. Our showcase designs are implemented to attract the most likely buyer for your location and price. Call (815) 577-2233 today to book your home staging consultation. 

“I attribute all of my success and my rise to the Top 1% of all RE/MAX Agents in all of Northern Illinois to Margaret Gehr, she is an outstanding, gifted and talented individual! I have climbed to the top of the Productivity Charts in a declining real estate market, all because of Margaret! I recommend her to all of my sellers; she will go in and in a matter of a few days transform “drab, dreary, ordinary” into “spectacular, eye-catching, unforgettable” and really helps my listings to have that competitive edge! My sellers reduce their marketing time by at least one third, and they generally triple in return the amount of initial investment that might be needed for the prep work and staging. It is a Win-Win situation. I never would have risen to this top productivity level, had it not been for Margaret! I call her “Margaret the Miracle Worker” , she is the true Secret to My Success!”

Sue Hedlund, RE/MAX Suburban

” Dear Margaret, Just wanted to thank you and Sue for doing such a nice job, everything looked wonderful. My husband came home and said our house never looked so good and suggested I fly you out to Kansas… I’ll be calling you soon by the way. When Laura (Dayton Realty, Naperville, IL) suggested staging, after 5 months on the market, we weren’t sure what to expect, but after seeing your work and the results I’m so glad we did. We got an offer within 2 weeks after you staged and sold our house. I would highly recommend you to anyone even if they were not selling.”

Seller – Patrick & Nancy O’Connell, Plainfield, IL.

” Margaret, you are awesome!! The place looked wonderful. I was amazed that you managed to transform my house in just one day. We had two offers the first weekend! I know you made all the difference. Thank you and your team for everything.”

Seller – Colleen Jennings, Naperville, IL

Highlight Family Time in a Listing by Staging a Family Room

Many of the homes in outlying areas that we serve around Chicago– like Naperville, Glen Ellyn, and Wheaton welcomes families to place roots in their communities, so it’s important to highlight places inside a property to spend time with loved ones and...
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2017 NAR Home Staging Profile: 4 Noteworthy Statistics for Naperville Home Sellers

The National Association of Realtors® recently released its 2017 Profile of Home Staging surveying nearly 2000 Realtors®. The report suggests that 62-percent of Realtors® have found their new secret weapon when selling homes by utilizing the home staging process. More...
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[Before + After] 2 Layouts to Strategically Create a Master Suite with Furniture

Look no further than your favorite hotel room to get inspired on how to turn a master suite into a place you can’t wait to retreat to for the evening. Here at Chicagoland Home Staging, we educate our clients on the importance of staging a master suite. While this room...
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Selling or Staying? Easily Highlight Your Dining Room with Home Staging

A dining room is one part living room, one part kitchen allowing you to provide a formal or informal space to display gourmet meals and entertain guests. Except for those special occasions, a dining room may not be a popular hang out in your home, so it can build up...
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4 Ways to Define a Naperville Living Room When Staging a Property for Sale

A living room is a place to entertain, relax and spend time with loved ones inside your home—so of course, it’s one of the main areas that should be staged when it comes time to put your home on the market. This room can be formal or informal depending on if the...
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How to Stage an Inviting Kitchen Naperville Homebuyers Will Love

As a home stager one of the obstacles we face is creating a memorable scene that’s emotional enough for a homebuyer to react by making an offer on the property. We create these “emotional connection points” by strategically accessorizing the property based on a...
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What do speakers Fred Berns, Sabrina Soto and Margaret Gehr have in common?

They all walked the stage of the Milan Ballroom at the M Resort in Las Vegas last week sharing their wisdom to over 400 stagers who had traveled around the world to see them. Although Margaret does not assume to be a world renown famous speaker, she was thrilled to be...
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Naperville Home Staging Summer Project

We recently finished this Naperville Home Staging project – downtown with only two blocks to the Riverwalk and Centernnial beach, 1 block to the park. This is a prime location in Naperville.  The lush perennials plantings and wrap around porch make this home a...
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Designer Lighting Impacts Renovation With Great Reward!

For years, we have been assuring home owners that a key upgrade when competing with new construction is designer lighting.  Once you have recessed “pots” (they’re called by the pros) you have a hidden advantage: the overall ability to see...
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Downers Grove Home With “Scenic View of Airstrip”

You see RVs in peoples’ driveway.  Boats, too. Why not a private plane? Especially when you live on a private airstrip, your plane is your car?  We could have taken the airplane motif and played it out with airplane accessories and art, but as they say in the...
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