Get a Living Room You Love to Live In!

Whether you call it a living room, a family room, a den, or something else altogether, this space is meant for relaxing, socializing, and spending time with friends and family. Of course, that means your living room needs to be suitable for both watching TV in your pajamas, and hosting friends for a get-together! Here are a few tips to put together a stylish and functional living room.

Go neutral. The days of a bold accent wall are over. Instead, a neutral color palette provides a great base to accessorize in whatever colors are in style. Plus, if you change your mind about a color theme, it’s much easier to change when it’s not on your walls!

Don’t be afraid to get dark! Black is a popular accent now, which is why so many people are painting furniture and architectural accents like built-ins or window frames. Bringing some black into your living room will create a sleek, modern look that feels rich and dramatic.

Keep it open. These days, it’s no longer popular to have rooms that are segmented off from each other. Instead, style your living room to keep the space open and connected to adjoining rooms. When you arrange furniture, imagine yourself walking from room to room, or trying to hold a conversation with someone in a nearby room, and place elements based on that.

Have flexible furniture. In order to accommodate both casual, at-home relaxation and entertaining guests, you should choose furniture that can serve all purposes. A sectional is a great way to seat more people than a regular loveseat would, and having a few lightweight armchairs should make it easy to rearrange as needed.

What’s the point of having a living room if you don’t want to live in it? Putting together a living room that feels both comfortable and attractive will make you happy to spend time there, whether it’s celebrating holidays with family, having friends over for a casual dinner and drinks, or alone binging the latest Netflix release!

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Jim Passi
Regional Manager
NMLS# 158000

1300 East Woodfield Road, Suite 302
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Mobile: 847-899-1813
Office: 847-273-3265

Jim Passi and his team are a shining example of truly taking care of your customer means

Jim Passi and his team are a shining example of truly taking care of your customer means. The level of personal attention we received through the whole process was amazing. We were in the exploration phase of looking for a home and figuring out costs when we were contacted by Jim, through a personal friend. Unfortunately, I lost my job due to COVID downsizing and we had to put our dream of owning a house on hold. Where a normal person would move on to the next customer, Jim went above and beyond and would check in every couple of weeks to every month to see how we were doing and if there was anything he could do for me and my family. I eventually found a job several months later and the first person I reached out to was Jim. Sure I could have moved on to another mortgage person or company, but the level of customer service that Jim displayed when we couldn’t even get a mortgage due to lack of income made me and my family feel like we were part of the Jim Passi family. Throughout the process of finding our dream home, Jim was in constant contact with us, listening to all of the houses we were searching for and even providing some advice about things to look out for. When we found our home Jim was still there letting us know where we were at in the loan process and what the next steps were so we were always a step ahead of the process. Jim’s team follow his example, by letting us know what was needed and responded quickly. I would definitely recommend the Jim Passi Team to anyone looking to buy a home.
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