Terri Votanek and her team received several awards from the 2018 International Association of Home Staging Professionals Conference and Industry Awards.  In addition, Terri is a certified Luxury Home Staging Specialist. Top Vacant Staging Award Top Occupied Staging … [Read more...]

7 Color Tips for Home Sellers

I recently returned from Ft. Lauderdale International Association of Home Staging Professionals (IAHSP) 2017 Conference and Industry Awards.  Like most of us that return from such events, I am trying to wade thru what I can use in my staging business and what I can share with my favorite … [Read more...]

2017 Best Vacant Staging Award!

Terri Votanek received from the 2017 International Association of Home Staging Professionals Conference and Industry Awards the "Best Vacant Staging" Award. The property which received the "Best Vacant Staging" is a new construction home built by Arnold Wesley Builders in North … [Read more...]

Terri Votanek featured in MakeItBetter.net article

  Terri Votanek, owner of Transition Home Staging, was  interviewed & featured in an article on the "Make It Better" website regarding Home Staging. The cover photo is a recent vacant property she staged. This beautiful home in Park Ridge sold in only 11 days after being staged by … [Read more...]

THS Team now staging David Weekley Spec Homes

The Transition Home Staging team just completed their first Model Spec Home staging for David Weekley Homes in Northbrook, Illinois.   Stay tuned for the next home being staged for David Weekley Homes in Deerfield. … [Read more...]

8 Decorating Tips for Home Sellers During the Holidays

I recently received a question from a seller client whose house is currently on the market. She asked if she could decorate their home during the holidays. This is a great question because your personal holiday decor will affect the way a buyer reacts during a showing. If they are looking during the … [Read more...]

Top 7 Items That Are Considered Clutter

All stagers and real estate agents will ask their home sellers to de-clutter.  But what exactly is considered clutter and why do you need to remove it? The Definition of Clutter Clutter is a collection of things lying about in an untidy or excessive mass (basically your stuff)! Benefits of … [Read more...]