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Posted on 01/29/2022
Another Property Sold - 600 W Russell Street W 308, Barrington, IL 60010
Rare 2 bed w/den & 1.1 baths and garage parking in LL of building at The Arbors! Open floor plan with nice flow. Kitchen has stainless steel appliances, granite counters and spacious island. Great light from 3 sets of sliding glass doors all overlook pond, water fountain and grounds. Convenient elevator from garage and up to 3rd floor unit. Central location; close to town, commuter train, shopping and restaurants. The Arbors clubhouse is available for larger gatherings, a game of pool, convenience kitchen, and fitness room. Building has brand new roof and Juliet balconies that add to the architectural charm of the building and parklike...
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Posted on 01/26/2022
Stressful Moves: Ways to Reduce Your Pet's Anxiety
Photo by Alexas_Fotos via Pixabay Since your pets cannot verbally tell you when they’re feeling stressed, it’s important to watch their body language for stress signals. Every pet is different in how they show their inner feelings, but once you know their signals, you can help calm them down fast. If you’re not sure where to start with...
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Posted on 01/21/2022
Chicago, IL Real Estate Market Update 1/21/2022
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Posted on 01/19/2022
Pros & Cons of Disclosing Multiple Offers on Your Home
When selling a home, it’s not uncommon to get offers from multiple buyers. This is especially true in a hot market with low inventory. If you’re dealing with multiple offers, the question can arise about disclosing those offers. If you’re unclear about how and why to factor this into your negotiations, here is some basic info to help....
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Posted on 01/12/2022
Home Surround Sound: Quick Tips to DIY
Home theaters provide homeowners with a chance to recreate a cinematic experience in the comfort of their own home. If you’re thinking of setting up part of your house as a home theater, you’ll need to pay close attention to sound quality. A surround sound system can provide the best experience that makes you feel as though you’re...
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Posted on 01/05/2022
How to Reduce & Prevent Clutter at Home
Clutter can accumulate in even the cleanest homes. While clutter does not bother everyone, it can lead to stress for those who want to live in a cleaner space. If you’re looking to conquer the clutter in your home, we’ve put together some tips to help you get started. Organize Your Mail For many, mail is the number...
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Posted on 12/29/2021
Quick Guide on Growing Microgreens Indoors
With fresh microgreens on hand, you can add tons of nutrients to your salads, stir-fry dishes and so much more. These greens are tough to find in normal groceries stores and go for quite a premium at specialty shops. Fortunately, they are incredibly easy to grow indoors and taste best when cut fresh. If you’re ready to get...
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Posted on 12/22/2021
Chicago, IL Real Estate Market Update 12/22/2021
Click here to view Chicago, IL blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 12/22/2021
3 Ways Sustainable Real Estate Can Benefit You
Sustainability in real estate continues to rise in popularity and convenience. With increased awareness for the environment, builders and homeowners alike are prioritizing sustainable practices and materials in the real estate market. Here are some of the most important benefits of sustainable real estate: Environmental Benefits As you might expect, there are many environmental benefits to sustainable practices...
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Posted on 12/18/2021
600 W Russell Street W 308, Barrington, IL 60010 now has a new price of $179,000!
Rare 2 bed w/den & 1.1 baths and garage parking in LL of building at The Arbors! Open floor plan with nice flow. Kitchen has stainless steel appliances, granite counters and spacious island. Great light from 3 sets of sliding glass doors all overlook pond, water fountain and grounds. Convenient elevator from garage and up to 3rd floor unit. Central location; close to town, commuter train, shopping and restaurants. The Arbors clubhouse is available for larger gatherings, a game of pool, convenience kitchen, and fitness room. Building has brand new roof and Juliet balconies that add to the architectural charm of the building and parklike...
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Posted on 12/15/2021
Improve Your Home's Energy Efficiency With These Simple Lifestyle Changes
Image by Colin Behrens from Pixabay Sometimes, the idea of living a sustainable life can be overwhelming. It often feels like a major overhaul is required in order to make an impact on the size of your ecological footprint. However, in reality, there are many simple lifestyle changes that you can make in order to increase the efficiency...
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Posted on 12/08/2021
How to Deep Clean Your Living Room
If your living room is a mess, you might feel overwhelmed at the prospect of “deep cleaning.” The term might hold more weight than normal everyday cleaning, but it’s not as difficult as it sounds. With the right tools and a plan, you can refresh your entire living room without calling in a professional. Living Room Cleaning Tools...
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