Luxury Listing of the Week: European-Inspired Beauty in Winnetka

Luxury Listing of the Week: European-Inspired Beauty in Winnetka
This week’s luxury listing is a real stunner. It’s a custom-built 7,200 square foot European-inspired home located in Winnetka, IL. The tall ceilings and massive chandeliers give every room a feeling of total luxury and grandeur.  The large floor-to-ceiling gated windows keep the space bright and airy while letting in a ton of natural light. Those garden ...

You’ve Lost that Listing Feeling

You’ve Lost that Listing Feeling
Your clients are now your ex-clients, because their house sat on the market for many months. Setbacks happen, but your clients were expecting something that you didn’t deliver. It is no longer acceptable to just put a listing on the MLS (and a few websites), set up a single-page website for the property and distribute ...

Stunning Spaces: Parisian Masterpiece in Hinsdale

Stunning Spaces: Parisian Masterpiece in Hinsdale
This luxury listing, located in the beautiful town of Hinsdale, Illinois, looks like it belongs in the French countryside. It’s on the market for $3.9 million and was modeled after a Parisian mansion. French details can be found throughout the property. Just look at the front exterior. Between the reclaimed French limestone, slate roof and ...

Luxury Listing of the Week: Lavish Waterfront Estate in Fort Lauderdale

Luxury Listing of the Week: Lavish Waterfront Estate in Fort Lauderdale
For a cool $32 million, this extraordinary 17,000 sq. ft. Florida property could be yours. To call this place an over-the-top luxury estate might actually be an understatement. It’s located in the exclusive gated Horborage Isle in Fort Lauderdale and takes up not 1…not 2…but 3 lots! Every room is decorated beautifully with what we can only ...

Design Tips and Tricks to Brighten a Dark Room

Design Tips and Tricks to Brighten a Dark Room
Your home may be naturally dark, but there’s no need to convince yourself it’s more intimate that way. Bright rooms can transform a home and uplift your mood. And when it comes time to sell, light and airy rooms lend an inviting atmosphere for home buyers. Here are some simple and affordable design techniques to ...

15 Home Staging Secrets for Sellers 2

15 Home Staging Secrets for Sellers
One common issue sellers seem to run into is figuring out how to stage their home to sell. It isn’t always clear how much time, energy, or money should be put into it. If you’re thinking of doing more substantial renovations, the only rooms you should focus on are bathrooms and kitchens. Anything other than that ...

Three Ways to Help Buyers Fall in Love with a Home

Three Ways to Help Buyers Fall in Love with a Home
Emotions are powerful. They are primarily responsible for most of life’s major decisions, including marriage, parenthood and, of course, homebuying. So many agents and brokers know the importance of communicating all the data of the property — four-car garage, in-ground pool, wet bar — in other words, all those things we’ve relied on MLS for ...

Video, podcasts create attention for businesses

Video, podcasts create attention for businesses
Having trouble getting your message heard through all the noise, especially on the web? Assuming you’ve targeted the right audience, there are ways to be noticed. “There’s so much noise, and the noise affects people,” says Tom Trimingham, marketing manager at Burr Ridge-based Autism Therapy Services LLC. For Trimingham, whose basic audience is the “nervous ...

VHT’s Nick Zouroudis Reveals 8 Ways Top Agents Market the “It Factor”

VHT's Nick Zouroudis Reveals 8 Ways Top Agents Market the “It Factor”
Every week, Miami Agent Magazine asks a real estate professional for their Short List, a collection of tips and recommendations on an essential topic in real estate. This week, they talked with Nick Zouroudis, South Florida market lead for VHT Studios, who revealed eight ways top agents market the “it factor.”  In social Internet era of ...

9 Breathtaking Pools Ready for an End of Summer Bash

9 Breathtaking Pools Ready for an End of Summer Bash
It’s summer and not only does that mean warm weather, but pool time! Where else would you want to be than sitting by the pool on a hot summer day, throwing an epic pool party! Our VHT photographers shot some of the most breathtaking pool scenes and here are a few where we want to ...