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Posted on 04/05/2020
How to Make a Small Space Feel Larger
Photo by Harry Strauss via Pixabay Whether it’s one room in your home that’s a little too small for your needs, or you’re living in a more cozy space than you’d prefer, sometimes you just want your space to feel larger than it is. This is particularly true if you are getting ready to list a home for...
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Posted on 03/29/2020
Another Property Rented - 3251 West Berteau Avenue #1, Chicago, IL 60618
Albany Park / Irving Park 2015 Rehab: 2 bed+den/1 bath. Features: newly dark stained hardwood floors through out. Central heat & A/C. Brand new kitchen w/ stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. Gorgeous marble tiled bathroom, free washer and dryer in basement, extra storage space and 1 garage parking spot included in rent. Additional garage parking available for $100/month. Lovey shared backyard perfect for summer grilling. Easy access to 90/94, 1/2 mile to Kedzie Brown line EL and a Walk Score of 85 - Very Walkable. Don't miss this great opportunity! Background check $40 per each adult over the age of 18.Flexible terms...
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Posted on 03/29/2020
Another Property Rented - 3251 West Berteau Avenue #1, Chicago, IL 60618
Albany Park / Irving Park 2015 Rehab: 2 bed+den/1 bath. Features: newly dark stained hardwood floors through out. Central heat & A/C. Brand new kitchen w/ stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. Gorgeous marble tiled bathroom, free washer and dryer in basement, extra storage space and 1 garage parking spot included in rent. Additional garage parking available for $100/month. Lovey shared backyard perfect for summer grilling. Easy access to 90/94, 1/2 mile to Kedzie Brown line EL and a Walk Score of 85 - Very Walkable. Don't miss this great opportunity! Background check $40 per each adult over the age of 18.Flexible terms...
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Posted on 03/29/2020
How to Style an Outdoor Banquet
Photo by Agung Pandit Wiguna from Pexels You see it in your favorite magazines -- or maybe on Pinterest. The ultimate outdoor dining and entertainment experience has elevated basic hosting to an art form, and you can use your existing set up to create a truly spectacular experience for your family and your guests. Follow the tips below...
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Posted on 03/22/2020
Home Improvement Ideas for Aging in Place
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels If you’re planning to stay in your new home for many years, incorporating certain features into your home's design can make for a smooth transition. While you might not necessarily need these kinds of features immediately, you'll likely find they add convenience to your space. What can you do to make sure your...
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Posted on 03/15/2020
Home Improvement Advice Turned Myth
Photo by Rades via Shutterstock Not everything you’ve heard over the years about home improvements actually “improves” your return on investment. In fact, there are some myths that continue to crop up that surprise homeowners when they price their homes to sell them on the market. Learning the difference between a change you make for your family to...
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Posted on 03/08/2020
The Lowdown on Low Down Payment Loans
Photo by Gustavo Frazao via Shutterstock Whether you’ve been saving up for a while or you’re just getting started, getting into a home might be easier than you think. If you’re looking to buy a home, but you just aren’t sure about tying all your savings into a house, check out the various loan options with low down...
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Posted on 03/01/2020
Should You Set Up a Second Home Showing?
A home showing is a valuable opportunity for a buyer, as it enables him or her to walk through a residence and find out what a house is all about. At the same time, a single home showing may be insufficient. Ultimately, there are many reasons why you may want to schedule a follow-up house showing, and these include:...
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Posted on 02/23/2020
Keep Your Home More Secure With These Tactics
While there's a lot to be said for the value of high-tech home security systems, there are many basic, inexpensive things you can do to safeguard your home from intruders. Keeping your home secure begins with awareness, good communication, and positive habits. Where does good communication come into play? One example is the need to have a trusted neighbor...
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Posted on 02/16/2020
How to Replace Drawer Slides in 5 Easy Steps
Photo by StockSnap via Pixabay Kitchen and bathroom drawer slides are built to take a beating. You've undoubtedly had an item stuck and had to force the drawer open. Somehow it still worked after that. Children pull down on them, trying to climb up onto the cabinet. Mindless adults or teens slam them shut from time to time....
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Posted on 02/09/2020
What Can a Homebuyer Learn from a Showing?
A showing enables a buyer to walk through a residence and envision what life may be like if he or she purchases it. And if a buyer crafts a home showing strategy, he or she can make the most of this opportunity. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you plan ahead for a house showing....
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Posted on 02/02/2020
What Are Conforming Loans?
Image by InspiredImages from Pixabay When you plan on getting a mortgage, you have some choices. There are conventional, FHA, VA and other options. One term you'll likely hear is a conforming or a non-conforming loan. If you aren't sure what that means, you could end up confused about the kind of loan you're actually getting for your...
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