An inside look at Chicago real estate

Talk of The Town: May 2019

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Mark Miles
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5 Star Digs

With Chicago a top travel destination and home sharing rentals increasing popularity, many residents are considering the merits of hosting visitors from across the globe. This month we’re learning more about the process of becoming a five-star host, exploring some of the world’s most unique locales, and delving into ways to make your space stand out.

Styled to Perfection | Home Sharing 101 | Offbeat Lodgings

Styled to Perfection

Top hosts know that design-forward digs are the perfect way to stand out from the crowd. This insider know-how will help you create a magazine-worthy space that guests won’t be able to stop booking.

styled to perfection

Make a Statement. Fun pieces that inject personality into your space are the perfect way to jazz up any room.

But Keep it Simple. Declutter and simplify your décor. Bright and airy interiors have long been a favorite of travelers.

Consider the Details. Enhance the guest experience with small touches that add to a homey feel. Show off your record collection or highlight a favorite local coffee.

Mix and Match. Pair local pieces with on-trend brands for a totally distinctive style all your own.
Make it Lounge-able. A comfortable dwelling goes a long way with guests. From plenty of sheets and pillows to cozy spaces to relax after a day on the town, comfort is key!

Accentuate Standout Architecture. Highlight the details that make your space special! Creating a focal point adds to the uniqueness of a home.

Make Bold Choices. Don’t be predictable—work in unconventional prints, striking fabrics, or one-of-a-kind vintage finds to your décor!

Home Sharing 101

The path to becoming a 5-star host starts with deciding which home sharing platform is right for you.


Offbeat Lodgings

Why not book your next stay at one of these amazing and unusual vacation rentals?


Reservations for this incredible fairy tale inspired property fill up fast—this home is Airbnb’s #1 Most Wished-For Listing!


Just north of Marseille, this stunning home was expertly carved out of a cave, and is a completely unique luxury experience.


Located in the heart of the desert, this private geodesic dome is a cozy retreat from the rigors of reality.


This beagle-shaped inn is about as quirky as it gets! And yes, dogs are welcome to stay as well.


Part funhouse, part art installation, this home is decorated with mirrors inside and out.

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