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condos for saleWhile you may not find many private backyards and white picket fences in downtown Chicago, there are still many places for residents to call home.

While apartment living is popular among city dwellers everywhere, there is no need to sacrifice dreams of homeownership once you've moved downtown. Condos are like a hybrid between apartments and single family homes, and for anyone looking to settle down, they're great options for a number of reasons. Most importantly, owning condominiums in a major city like Chicago provides a number of financial benefits, whereas apartment rent simply gets flushed out of your bank account each month. But that's not the only benefit that comes from owning condos in Chicago.

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A potential homebuyer will have dozens of questions, concerns and desires. As they begin the house hunting process, they likely understand that it will be necessary to compromise on certain features or amenities. But for someone who’s buying a luxury home, their priorities may skew differently.

These people really want to be wowed. If they aren’t, what’s the point? As a luxury real estate agent, you’re bound to run into a lot of obstacles meeting all the client’s demands. Finding the perfect home for someone who has it all -- or who wants it all -- can prove to be a daunting task.

So what does the luxury home buyer really want?

The right price

Sure, these people are wealthy, but that doesn’t mean that they don’t love a good deal. They will ask

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Home Staging Tips

When you want to make a good first impression, looks matter—and when it comes to showing your home, you want to wow everyone that comes through the entry. In order to do so, there are a few tips and tricks that real estate agents suggest to make homes look more welcoming.

Nearly all REALTORs report that their buyers are influenced by home staging. Staging a property can help create a more inviting space without spending a ton of money on renovations. In fact, the median cost to stage a home is just $675. With that in mind, here are some tips to really boost your property's appeal:

1. Make sure that your home is spotless.

This should be your first priority when showing your home. There should be no clutter on any tables or counter tops, and no

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