The Benefits of Home Staging

Staging the home is something that you see on television programs featuring realtors and homeowners trying to sell. You might be wondering if staging really does offer any benefits. You will be happy to know that it does, and that you should always stage your home before you show it. Staging, for those who do not know, simply means that you want to show your property in the best light possible. It makes sense that you would see quite a few benefits from it. Here are some of the biggest advantages that you will find … [Read more...]

Staging when your listing will just not sell

I have a beautiful Chicago condo listing in a great building (Park Alexandria in the Loop) that has some significant upgrades and a spectacular view. It has been on the market for 79 days as of today (10-25-2012). The problem is that it is vacant and does not show off it’s true potential, to date we have had 27 showings. This unit is 1 of only 5 units in the building that clear the adjacent building and give you that beautiful view that is hard to get at this area of town. I think when you have a vacant unit the … [Read more...]