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Home Staging Tricks: How to Make a Home Light + Bright

One of the most important accessories to use when staging a home is the lighting utilized in a space. The lighter and brighter the property appears the more eager the buyer will be to make an offer. Here at Chicagoland Home Staging, we not only recommend lighting fixture updates, but we also provide lighting sources…

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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Artwork for a Home

At Chicagoland Home Staging we’ve seen our share of mistakes made when displaying artwork in a home from proportions to quality to placement. Artwork is one of the most important finishing touches in a home. Our team loves using pieces that can add personality to a space and overall make the room look more cohesive…

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5 Must-Do Fall Home Staging Tips to Sell a Home

If you’re planning on selling your home this fall, you’re in the perfect position to get over asking, that is if you stage first! According to a recent housing market report, Chicago home prices are on the rise due to a very tight supply from the coronavirus crisis and a recent rise in showings. More…

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5 Ways to Create a Luxe Look for Less

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Here at Chicagoland Home Staging, our responsibility is to create a luxurious space that will fit the lifestyle of the home buyer, while still being budget-friendly for our clients, the home seller. There is a delicate balance to showcasing a luxe look for less, here are five ways to add some luxury to your everyday…

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[Before +After] A Hinsdale Living Room Goes Neutral

Chicagoland Home Staging had the privilege to recently work on a property in the highly desired area of Hinsdale. This house worth over 1-million dollars was having trouble finding a new buyer. The property had been on and off the market for over a year before hiring our team to properly prepare and showcase the…

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Home Staging Tips for a Bonus Room

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Bonus rooms can become a focal point when selling a property because these rooms are typically large spaces that can be used as anything — a playroom, a guest room or a large entertaining area. The problem is if these spaces are not utilized properly to fit the potential home buyer’s lifestyle it may be overlooked…

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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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All Aboard Staged Homes Trolly Tour

Real estate professionals had a rare opportunity last month to see several staged properties in the Naperville area in a unique way– on a trolly! We were super excited to host the Staged Home Trolly Tour, other hosts included Boerman Moving & Storage, HWA Home Warranty, Stewart Title and Jill Daniels, LLC. Thirty agents and…

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[Before + After] A Stately Home Gets Coastal Inspired Style

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Welcome home to this new construction property that can provide just over 6,000 square feet of comfort and a quality lifestyle home buyers aspire to. Here at Chicagoland Home Staging, we were excited to showcase this unique property and highlight its craftsmanship. This home provides a casual sophistication that is inspired by the coast. The…

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How to Stage An Entryway That’s Impressive

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The first room a homebuyer will see inside a property is the entryway, so it must be staged to grab a buyer’s attention and impress them enough to continue touring the home. Some properties may have a grand entry, while others have limited space to define this particular function of the home. Regardless of your…

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