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Transform Your Guest Room Into a Cozy Retreat

If you’re planning on entertaining overnight guests this holiday season, do you have a cozy retreat for them? An area for guests to call home during their short stay can make them feel more at home. Setting up a guest room can be easy, even if it’s only a temporary sleeping spot. Here are a few…

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Our Go To Neutral Paint Colors

Neutral paint colors can instantly add personality, a soft hue and dimension to any room without overpowering the space. Here at Chicagoland Home Staging, we suggest neutral colors when staging a home because creams, beiges, and grays appeal to more home buyers as they tour the property. Neutral colors are timeless, sophisticated hues that make them the…

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Proof That Staging a Vacant Property Really Works

Imagine opening the door to your new home to find nothing except blank, bland walls starring back at you. While previewing the property the imperfections begin to stick out – a gouge in the hardwood floors, holes in the wall, not to mention a leaky window. Then while in this large open space you ask:…

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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 can not only recommend lighting fixture updates, but we also provide lighting…

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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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5 Organizing Tricks to Clear Kid Clutter for an Open House

While it’s enough of a challenge to get a home prepared for sale, add kids to the mix and the whole process may seem impossible for some. The never ending mess of toys, sticky fingers and even smelly diapers can deter a home buyer from making an offer. Here at Chicagoland Home Staging we have…

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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Artwork

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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How to Stage a Backyard for Sale

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When it comes time to selling a property, many homeowners tend to overlook one critical area — the backyard. Often times homebuyers are looking for a backyard that can be an extension of the property’s living space. They look for a yard where you can have family barbecues, intimate dinners under the stars or even…

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