Real Estate Tips

April 4, 2017

Is a Zillow Zestimate of your Home Value Accurate?

 

 

Spring is the best time to sell a property in Chicago as more buyers are looking for homes. One reason is that families house hunt in school districts tailored to their children’s education. With the influx of buyers, it can be a little frustrating for home sellers when ...

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May 25, 2016

12 Design Tips for Outdoor Parties

Memorial weekend signals the start of the summer season for Chicagoans. The weekend promises warm weather, encouraging outdoor activities, including gathering with friends for backyard and porch parties. Whether you’re sipping cocktails or cooling off with an ice-cold beer, here are tips to personalize your outdoor space with simple design ...

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May 18, 2016

Staging Ideas for Urban Outdoor Spaces

With summer right around the corner in Chicago, sellers need to adjust their home staging strategy to include outdoor spaces. Saber Grills surveyed 1,500 homeowners from across the U.S. and 83% said that outdoor living space is their favorite part of their home. It’s probably no surprise that ...

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March 29, 2016

Spring Cleaning Tips For The Whole Family

Let's face it. No one looks forward to spring cleaning. The results of those efforts to dust, scrub, vacuum, empty out, declutter, and disinfect - definitely. The process of getting there - nope.

You know what makes it better? Having help. Get the whole family involved to streamline spring cleaning and ...

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March 24, 2016

Want To Capture The Millennial Market? These Are The 6 Things You Need To Do

Millennials are elusive. Especially when it comes to homebuying. But that doesn't mean it's impossible to find them and turn them into clients. Here's how.

1. Specialize in tiny homes

While there is a loud and proud contingent of empty nesters, wanderers, and other assorted devotees of ...

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Dec. 18, 2015

Housing Opportunities and Market Experience

Housing Opportunities and Market Experience Survey

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Sept. 22, 2015

Suburban home sales and prices surge higher in July

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July 24, 2015

Why It’s a Good Thing That Cash Buyers Are Exiting the Housing Market

Cash buyers skew the market by soaking up inventory that could be purchased by a young family looking for a first-time home purchase.

In many parts of the country, housing prices gave returned to pre-recession levels. That’s good news for sellers, bad news for buyers. But buried within the latest ...

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Jan. 13, 2015

5 apps every Realtor should be using

Tools to help you remember your passwords and dress for the weather

I’m a big fan of new technologies, and a good app often is a real lifesaver. I am not ashamed to accept any help I can get — especially if the only thing I need to do is ...

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