VHT Studios Unveils Expanded Virtual Staging Suite of Tech Tools

VHT Studios Unveils Expanded Virtual Staging Suite of Tech Tools
VHT Studios is introducing a new Virtual Staging Suite that enables buyers to see the potential beauty and possibilities of a home. The new virtual staging suite strengthens Realtors®’ marketing efforts by broadening a listing’s appeal with tools that virtually stage, declutter, paint or transform a home’s interior. VHT Studios’ new Virtual Staging Suite includes: ...

Introducing Our Expanded Suite of Virtual Staging Services

Introducing Our Expanded Suite of Virtual Staging Services
According to a study by the National Association of Realtors, staged properties sell 72% faster and at a higher price compared to un-staged properties. With our exciting, newly expanded suite of virtual staging services, you’re able to digitally transform listings like never before! Paint: Change flat surfaces to any color you choose Declutter: Remove unwanted clutter without moving ...

‘The House that Moved’ is Now on the Market

'The House that Moved' is Now on the Market
Built in 1928, the prairie-style home was designed by architect John Van Bergen, who worked with Frank Lloyd Wright. After being purchased by a developer in 2012, the historic Wilmette home was destined for demolition. Restoration architect, Christopher Enck, recognized the home’s value and decided to rescue it from destruction. He purchased the 1,588-square-foot house for only ...

Top 10 Blissful Getaways Perfect for Labor Day Weekend

Top 10 Blissful Getaways Perfect for Labor Day Weekend
Can you believe September is already here? As sad as we are that summer’s winding to a close, that also means Labor Day weekend is right around the corner. Whether you’re planning to relax at home or go on an adventurous vacation, we’ve gathered some inspiration to get you excited for the upcoming weekend. 1. Modern Villa ...

Listen to VHT’s CEO Share Helpful Drone Tips on WGN Radio 1

Listen to VHT's CEO Share Helpful Drone Tips on WGN Radio
On August 29th, the same day the FAA released new drone regulations, our CEO, Brian Balduf, was a guest on WGN Radio’s Steve Cochran Show. While on the air, Brian discussed the latest changes in drone regulations and tips for real estate professionals interested in purchasing a drone of their own. In the past, drone operators were required ...

Live in a Medieval Castle Complete with a Dungeon

Live in a Medieval Castle Complete with a Dungeon
The design of this custom-built castle was originally sketched on a napkin. Ron Denning, owner and creator of the Denning Castle, says the home was inspired by over 200 real castles he visited throughout Europe. Convinced he was a knight in a previous life, Denning always believed he would one day live in a castle. During ...

Drones & the Unknown: 10 Tips Before Entering the Drone Zone

Drones & the Unknown: 10 Tips Before Entering the Drone Zone
A new real estate marketing era takes off next week, when the Federal Aviation Administration officially implements new, relaxed regulations on how realtors and other marketers are able to use commercial drones. Marketing real estate with aerial video and photography conveys a new and dramatic perspective for potential buyers. Drones capture unique high-altitude views of ...

How to Use Facebook to Sell More Homes

How to Use Facebook to Sell More Homes
92% of homebuyers use the Internet in their home search. One of the best ways to get in front of current and potential clients online is to build your presence on social media. Facebook, the most popular social networking site, is a great tool to showcase your personality, connect with homebuyers, and show off your ...

‘Villa Taj’ Mansion in Burr Ridge Listed for $10.95 Million

‘Villa Taj’ Mansion in Burr Ridge Listed for $10.95 Million
The Middle Eastern-inspired Burr Ridge mansion, once known as the “Villa Taj”, hit the market last Friday with a new name and whole new look. Listed at $10.95 million, the eight-bedroom 30,214-square-foot mansion is a property unlike any other. It was photographed by VHT’s Nick Miller. Built in 2009, the mansion was originally owned by a dentist ...

Abandoned Oscar Mayer Mansion is Restored 2

Abandoned Oscar Mayer Mansion is Restored
Remember the century-old Oscar Mayer mansion in Evanston, Illinois? The Chicago landmark, home to Oscar Mayer Sr. from 1927 to 1965, sat vacant for over 10 years before it was purchased and renovated. VHT’s Petr Poliak photographed the abandoned property last year in its neglected state. There were holes in the roof and vines taking over ...