Chicago, IL Home Stagers

If you are selling your home, a professional stager just might become your new best friend. This pro works to prepare your Chicago, IL home for the local real estate market, with the main objective to make your house desirable to potential buyers. Home staging in Chicago, IL can be a major factor in helping your place sell quickly and easily, so don’t skip out on this crucial step before listing. Read further for more tips and advice on how to hire the right home stager in Chicago, IL: More
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PS Lehman, Inc. specializes in home staging, household moves and home organization. Based in Chicago, our skilled... Read More
Chicago's Notable, Boutique Home Staging Firm
O Designs is an exclusive, boutique home staging company that does more than transform. O Designs brings...
Staging North Shore is dedicated to helping customers prepare their homes for a quick and profitable sale. We can... Read More
Chicago's Favorite Home Stager + Realtor | 4X Best of Houzz Winner!
Celebrating over 12 years of selling real estate and staging homes, Clare is one who exudes joy when describing...
Lidia Syrwid, owner of Real Estate Solutions Star, has over 25 years of experience in the real estate industry,... Read More
North Shore-Barrington's Leading Home Stager
We are America's largest home staging provider. We transform vacant houses into life-filled, inviting homes that...
See why Signature Staging is making an impact, and why we are the only Chicago based home staging and restyling... Read More
Chicago's Top Rated Luxury Furniture Rental - Best of Houzz 2018!
Transform your empty property into one that enables selective, potential buyers to imagine themselves living...
Staging Windy City assists home sellers, real estate agents, investors, and builders stage and professionally... Read More
At Jackie Cappalli Designs, we artfully stage and restyle a home to sell quickly and for top dollar, as well as... Read More
Showhomes is America's largest provider of home staging services. We are a nationwide franchise that has been in... Read More
PRESENCE blends design and marketing techniques to sell homes faster. Read More
We assist homeowners and Realtors sell homes quickly and for top dollar. We work to highlight the best features... Read More
Increasing property values and home enjoyment through design services, full service home staging for Real Estate... Read More
Need a Home Stager? Passionate, focused and flexible, Orchestrated Designs offers a variety of Home Staging... Read More
We are able to quicky assess the current state of your home, visualize a concept, and then turn that into a... Read More
Working with Homeowners before their listing photos are taken is my specialty. I love teaching the importance of... Read More
Feathered Homes is a Professional Home Staging company serving the North Shore and surrounding areas. Celia... Read More
An Amazing Marketing Tool to Sell Your Home Faster . . . Home Staging By Lisa has been styling & staging... Read More
Featured Reviews for Home Stagers in Chicago, IL
PS Lehman, Inc.
Home Stagers in Chicago, IL
"Lori and Ruth assisted in staging a client's heavily cluttered home and knocked it out of the park! They helped my client and I turn an ugly duckling into a swan! From staging to packing to setting up their new home the crew at pslehman made a stressful move smooth sailing! Thank You! - Carrie Foley, john greene Realtor"
- Carrie Foley, john greene Realtor
Staging North Shore
Home Stagers in Chicago, IL
"I know that when I send Audrey in on a job to stage a home for one of my clients, I can be assured the job will be finished. She is efficient with her time and is able to make transformations of homes with minimal work and effort on my client's part. I have also hired her to organize my own home. Audrey is a professional who can be counted on to complete a job to perfection."
- spaniak
Real Estate Solutions Star
Home Stagers in Chicago, IL
"Lidia was my mentor on my first remodeling, provided the best ideas how to do it, reliable contractors to do the job, very accurate estimates on remodeling. It was pleasure to work with her."
- hanna_steinkuehler
Signature Staging
Home Stagers in Chicago, IL
"Excellent advice and not forceful about upgrading everything. The only issue I had with them was the "handyman" they recommended.....they weren't very experienced and many projects seemed like a "learn on the job" situation"
- Farren Ionita
Staging Windy City, Inc.
Home Stagers in Chicago, IL
"Staging Windy City has been fantastic to work with. My company has had multiple condo units for sale that were staged by Patty and her crew. Each time the staging is done, the units look fantastic and the pictures for the listings come out great. It has dramatically decreased the time the units sit on the market waiting for a buyer. I couldn't recommend Staging Windy City enough for all staging needs."
- logan9334
Jackie Cappalli Designs
Home Stagers in Chicago, IL
"I had the pleasure of working with Jackie Cappalli in preparing my home for sale in Kildeer. She is an outstanding stager with a very strong background in interior design. Her creativity and attention to detail were apparent at every turn. Jackie exceeded my expectations and was an absolute pleasure to have in my home. During the process she was always prompt, professional and a great communicator while also being sensitive to my needs and preferences along the way. As she completed her project, I am now left with a peaceful and beautiful home which has been complemented repeatedly in my showings. Jackie’s touches have also left a greater sense of order and peace in my home, a feeling that is so appreciated by my family during this hectic period of home selling. I am truly grateful for all that Jackie has done for me and I highly recommend her to anyone needing home staging or design services. Sincerely Karen Mannion"
- Karen Mannion
Showhomes Fox Valley
Home Stagers in Chicago, IL
"Showhomes Fox Valley has been an awesome resource for my residential real estate brokerage! Working with Showhomes Fox Valley allows me of offer a superior service that enhances my relationship with my clients! The entire team at Showhomes Fox Valley is delightful, resourceful and committed to providing excellent customer service. We are often working with clients that are dealing with difficult issues and the Showhomes team is patient, kind and respectful. I highly recommend Showhomes Fox Valley for help with design/staging assistance, as well as residential real estate property management."
- Patti Rambo
Presence Staging + Design
Home Stagers in Chicago, IL
"Margo has excellent taste and is extremely detailed and thoughtful. I have worked with her on several projects and am very happy with the results. I highly recommend!"
- Sarah Ziehr
Stage Right Naperville
Home Stagers in Chicago, IL
"I enjoyed working with Joan Vitro & Stage Right staging company. The homes seemlessly transformed into designer showplaces! She was quick, efficient and above all did not intimidate the client and made them feel at ease! The clients really enjoyed the experience & were delighted with the outcome! I have already recommended Stage Right to other real estate agents."
- Penny O'Brien
Style It Home
Home Stagers in Chicago, IL
"Carolyn was very professional to work with and provided many ideas, samples and offered great advice for our kitchen makeover. What made Carolyn different was how she got to know us in a way to understand our styles and where we want the house to be in 5-10-15 years. She listened to our ideas regarding our specific situation and kept us on track with our budget and goals. We look forward to using her in other areas of our home in the future."
- akuhn72
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What does a Chicago home stager do?


Home staging companies in Chicago, IL employ a variety of different techniques to present the home in the best light possible. The first step will likely be to make sure the home is impeccably clean, including the exterior of the house. Next the home stager will work on removing the personal touches that are unique to the current owners. Paint colors might go from dramatic reds and purples to neutral tones like beige and taupe, in order to appeal to the masses. The home will likely be cleared of family photos, risqué artwork, collections and knickknacks, so potential buyers will be able to better envision their own life in the house. In some cases furniture will be swapped out, and you might not even recognize your own house. Some Chicago home stagers tackle most of these tasks themselves, while others work with subcontractors and other professionals to get the job done. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of home stagers: Interior Designers & Decorators, Photographers, Real Estate Agents.

What should I consider before hiring a home staging company?


The process of staging a home can be difficult for some homeowners, especially when being asked to change things you’ve poured your heart and soul into over the years; but try not to take anything personally, as the stager only has your best interest in mind and no intention of insulting your personal taste. Before you contact a professional home staging company in Chicago, IL, make sure to consider a few things: Are you willing to change your home and take the advice of this professional to help sell your house? Do you think your house would greatly benefit from the help of a stager? How long are you comfortable having your home on the market? A staged home is likely to sell faster and, on occasion, at a higher asking price than a non-staged home. While there is no guarantee this will always be the case, it’s often true and can make the entire selling and moving process a lot less stressful in the long run. If you are selling through a real estate agent, it’s a good idea to get their opinion on whether staging your home would be beneficial to your specific situation.

Questions to ask potential home stagers in Chicago, IL:


  • May I see your portfolio?
  • What type of training and experience do you have in home staging?
  • Are you insured?
  • What is your average ratio of listed to sold properties?
  • Do you offer any sort of guarantee on the sale of the property?

Find a certified Chicago home stager on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Chicago, IL home stagers. You can also look through Chicago, IL photos by style to find a room you like, then contact the professional who staged it. You can find more home stagers in Cicero, Arlington Heights, Evanston, Schaumburg and Palatine.
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