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Posted on 09/15/2021
Plant Care Hacks Every Gardener Should Try
Even the most seasoned gardeners and houseplant lovers learn new things. While we might thoroughly understand the basics of plant care, every plant is different. It can get overwhelming trying to keep track of each plant’s specific needs, but luckily there are some tricks for making your life easier in caring for them. Here are some of the...
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Posted on 09/10/2021
Another Property Sold - 3419 Springdale Avenue, Glenview, IL 60025
This house should be on every buyer's "must see" list! Tasteful Prairie style is reflected in custom architecture and gorgeous authentic landscaping. The impressive brick paver driveway, walkway, porch and rear patio provide such inviting curb appeal, as do the Prairie style posts and lights. This unique one-owner home has been meticulously maintained inside and out. The deluxe features are almost too numerous to list: Pella windows and doors w/internal cellular shades, curved staircase, skylight, several elegant built-ins, newer custom designed chef's kitchen with desk and built-in granite table, open to the large family room. High ceilings...
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Posted on 09/08/2021
Tips for Getting Started with Real Estate Investing
The methods for getting started in real estate investing range from strategies that are active to others that are more passive. Many methods fall between those extremes but all have their own level of associated risk. Here we’ll touch on some of the lower risk ways to get started with property investment. 1. BRRRR “Buy, Remodel, Rent, Refinance,...
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Posted on 09/01/2021
6 Quick Tips for Choosing the Right Color Scheme for Your Home
Image by Bronisław Dróżka from Pixabay The colors you choose for different rooms can have a major impact on how your house looks overall. With so many color schemes to choose from, how can you decide which ones would work best for your home? Part of this comes down to your personal preferences, but there are other factors...
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Posted on 08/25/2021
Top Tech Trends in Modern Home Construction
Photo by Sound On from Pexels Adoption of new technology has always been crucial to the success of architectural design and construction. Ever since the invention of the wheel, humans have been developing new and creative ways to improve their processes and their outcomes. Today, the increased accessibility and popularity of technological enhancement in our daily lives has...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
Chicago, IL Real Estate Market Update 8/22/2021
Click here to view Chicago, IL blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 08/19/2021
417 N Seminary Avenue, Park Ridge, IL 60068 now has a new price of $829,000!
A perfect coupling of space & drama! Exquisite finishes & attention to detail throughout this perfectly sized 2007 custom brick storybook home with stone turret and Juliet balcony. The thoughtful open floor plan is ideal for entertaining; Formal Living and Dining- defined by tray ceiling, open to kitchen w/ table space- set in bay windows, and breakfast bar, overlook family room with soaring ceilings, stone fireplace and French doors to generous paver patio and outdoor fireplace. Enjoy the first floor office- ideal for working from home, and convenient powder room for guests. Gleamimg hardwood floors, and crown & base molding,...
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Posted on 08/18/2021
Building in a Humid Climate? Here's What You Need to Know
Image by Bruno from Pixabay When building a new home, climate has the potential to affect every decision. The architecture and layout of your home, landscaping and features all need to be the best possible choices for the region you’re building in. While you always have some freedom, knowing the best practices for building homes in humid climates...
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Posted on 08/14/2021
Video Tour - 417 N Seminary Avenue, Park Ridge, IL 60068
A perfect coupling of space & drama! Exquisite finishes & attention to detail throughout this perfectly sized 2007 custom brick storybook home with stone turret and Juliet balcony. The thoughtful open floor plan is ideal for entertaining; Formal Living and Dining- defined by tray ceiling, open to kitchen w/ table space- set in bay windows, and breakfast bar, overlook family room with soaring ceilings, stone fireplace and French doors to generous paver patio and outdoor fireplace. Enjoy the first floor office- ideal for working from home, and convenient powder room for guests. Gleamimg hardwood floors, and crown & base molding,...
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Posted on 08/14/2021
417 N Seminary Avenue, Park Ridge, IL 60068 is now new to the market!
A perfect coupling of space & drama! Exquisite finishes & attention to detail throughout this perfectly sized 2007 custom brick storybook home with stone turret and Juliet balcony. The thoughtful open floor plan is ideal for entertaining; Formal Living and Dining- defined by tray ceiling, open to kitchen w/ table space- set in bay windows, and breakfast bar, overlook family room with soaring ceilings, stone fireplace and French doors to generous paver patio and outdoor fireplace. Enjoy the first floor office- ideal for working from home, and convenient powder room for guests. Gleamimg hardwood floors, and crown & base molding,...
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Posted on 08/11/2021
Short-Notice Showing: How to Get Ready
Photo by Sussi Hj via Shutterstock Your home is on the market, but you still live there. Now your agent called to see if a potential buyer can look at it in an hour. What do you do? You Don’t Need to Panic Instead of holding your head in despair, grab some tools, and clean the most visible...
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Posted on 08/10/2021
Video Tour - 1436 E Thacker Street 506, Des Plaines, IL 60016
RARE TOP FLOOR unit in downtown Des Plaines! Open floor plan with recessed lighting. Bright living room with sliding door to a private 12ft. balcony - covered and perfect for grilling and relaxing. Spacious 2 bedrooms with tons of closet space, and 1.1 bathrooms. Personal storage space on 2nd floor. Two parking spaces - One indoor space in heated garage( #34) and an additional unassigned space in the back parking lot. Same floor laundry. Beautifully kept building with secure foyer entrance, elevator, and brand-new carpeting in the hallways. Assessments include heat, cooking gas, water, outdoor landscaping, scavenger, and snow removal. Enjoy...
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