5 Mistakes That Make Your Home Look Cluttered

Before putting a property on the market, oftentimes Chicagoland home staging will recommend decluttering the home, removing nearly 80-percent of a home seller’s belongings to ensure a clean, organized space prior to listing. Our team explains to sellers it’s important to start packing up belongings not needed or in-use while the home is on the…

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3 Home Staging Tips for a Contemporary Home

When it comes time to stage a contemporary home, this style evolves based on the trends that are here and now. This unique home staging style can borrow from several periods, which makes it appear upscale, timeless and classy. Today’s contemporary design relies on neutral colors, simplicity, and sleekness. Materials like metal and glass are…

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Top 5 Reasons to Use a Stager in the Chicagoland Area

Staging gives a property a competitive advantage.  When you use a stager in Naperville, Hinsdale and indeed anywhere in Chicago’s Western Suburbs there are 5 key reasons everyone wins when there’s a home stager on the team prior to listing the property. 1. Let The Stager Be The “Bad Cop” The relationship between Realtor and…

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How to Streamline a Property When Selling

When it comes time to sell a property, it’s important to plan ahead and take the time you need to make smart decisions that will leave you feeling less stressed on the market. A major part of that decision making is “what items will stay and what items will go in the home” to create…

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A Hamptons Styled Home Comes to Hinsdale on Cleveland Road

Settled on a quiet cul-de-sac on almost a half-acre, this sophisticated shingle-style residence was built by award-winning Tiburon Homes in 2009. This 6-bedroom, 7-bath property is over 8,000 square feet situated on a four-level floor plan that facilitates contemporary family living with incredible accessibility to the outdoors. When placing a luxury property on the market,…

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Coffee Table Decor Ideas to Refresh Your Space

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A coffee table is a central element in both the living room and family room design.  This is where you have to opportunity to add interest, texture and set a mood. A coffee table allows a home stager to define exactly who the target buyer is for the home by utilizing personable accessories that make…

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Chicagoland Home Staging Tip: Update Light Fixtures

When preparing a Chicagoland home for sale, one of our home staging professionals may recommend that you change out light fixtures. If the fixtures are brass, very old, in poor condition, or overly personal swapping them out for more modern fixtures can instantly transform a space. Often times we’ll hear the excuse of how expensive…

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5 Must-Do Summer Home Staging Tips to Sell Your Home

Summer is here, and of course can be a hectic few months — schools out, vacations are scheduled and many just want to enjoy the great outdoors, rather than maintaining a property for sale on the market. Despite busy schedules, now is the time to take advantage of the market before it shifts by hiring…

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4 Reasons to Stage a New Construction Home

When a home buyer typically tours a property the first idea that usually comes to mind is, “how would I live here?” “Where would all my ‘stuff’ go?” Without furnishings in a room to create visual cues, often times a buyer will feel confused and deterred to make an offer. It’s important to clearly define…

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4 Ways to Make a Home Look More Luxurious for Home Buyers

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When a potential home buyer starts looking at properties, ultimately they will make a decision based on emotion – how they feel about a house. Will they be able to create a life here, or in other words, “does it feel like home?”. As soon as this thought trickles into their mind, they will begin…

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