Chicago Real Estate

Aug. 14, 2020

9 Questions To Ask Your Real Estate Broker

Questions to ask a real estate broker

Buying or selling a home is a big deal. It’s important to have a high comfort level with your real estate broker. When searching for a new broker, you can get referrals from friends, research online reviews and ask the broker for client referrals. All of these are important steps ...

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July 15, 2020

Preparing to Sell Your Home


Menard Johnson Chicago Real Estate


Whether selling a condominium, loft, multi unit or single family residence, making a strong first impression is key. How do you appeal to the emotional side of those looking to buy a home? By staging rooms so that the homebuyer can see themselves living in the property. Here ...

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May 15, 2020

DIY Home Design Ideas


Simple updates around your home changes the atmosphere. Some updates, such as adding color to your garden, painting the front door, replacing an old bathroom shower door or new lighting in the kitchen, can add value to your home. And while others may not notice the new details, they ...

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Nov. 4, 2019

Winterize Your Home Checklist

Winterize Chicago Home


As the weather turns colder and we spend more time indoors, it’s the perfect time to take inventory of regular maintenance and make a list of things that need to be fixed. Even if your home is running smoothly, regular maintenance is important. Preparing before the snow and cold ...

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Oct. 11, 2019

Modern Eco Home Design in Chicago


Imagine the efficiency of cutting your heating and AC bills in half or even more, especially in Chicago weather. That’s possible with a sustainably designed home. The custom built home at 3339 N Leavitt Street in Roscoe Village is a gorgeous example of this type of design. It’s not ...

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July 10, 2019

Things to do in River West

By Charese David, Chicago Real Estate Broker

A great way to relish the Chicago summer is to explore our neighborhoods. River West is a fun destination to show out-of-town guests or hang out with friends. With all the great restaurants and unique shopping along Ogden Ave, Grand Ave and Racine ...

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June 3, 2019

A Perfect 36 Hours in Chicago

By Charese David, Chicago Real Estate Broker

Summers in Chicago are amazing and the perfect time to host out-of-town guests. I love showing people this city - it has so much to offer. I have my favorite spots, so I decided to share my perfect 36-hour Chicago itinerary when guests come ...

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March 7, 2019

Giving Everything She Can

Charese David


Article by Chicago Real Producers

Charese David came to Chicago in 1986 with no money and no job. She had just graduated from University of Michigan with a degree in communications and was ready to embrace the adventure of living in a new city. Failure was not an ...

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Feb. 6, 2019

Chicago Spring 2019 Real Estate Market

With the spring market right around the corner, what's going on in Chicago real estate? One thing is for sure, it's unpredictable. Some predictions are showing opportunity, while others are seeing a slow down. Unless you have a trusted real estate broker as a resource, it can be ...

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Dec. 6, 2018

Simple Ways to Give Back


The Joy of Giving Back

Giving Back this Holiday Season


As we enter the holiday season, it’s the perfect time to focus on gratitude and giving. Choosing to do something good during this time can be the start of a wonderful tradition for yourself or your family. It can also refocus your attention ...

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