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How to Save on Utilities During the Winter

With one of the snowiest winters on record along with what seemed like the LONGEST cold streak, many households are seeing higher energy bills. Fortunately, there are ways to cut heating and other energy costs! Here are some cost-effective ways...

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4 Home Maintenance Tips to do in February!

Since we have 6 more weeks of winter, this is the perfect time to knock out some more of those indoor tasks to get your home ready for warmer months! 1. Refresh the paint. Brighten it up with new indoor paint on walls, cabinets, d...

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Brightening Up Illinois Winter!

Living in Illinois, the winters can feel never ending, especially after the shutdowns throughout 2020. Below are a few of our top tips to boost your mood all winter long! Get Some Sun! Even in the winter, we still need to get fresh air...

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Color of the Year 2021

We always like to stay on top of design trends for our clients! Sellers often ask for our opinion on paint colors before listing their home. While we recommend staying neutral for resale purposes, it is still fun to see what the design trends w...

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SOLD in Under 24 Hours!

Congrats to our sellers at 1261 Westchester Dr. for getting 19 offers within 24 hours.             This Real Estate market is on fire but we are here to help! Please give us a call if you have any question...

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Why Right Now May Be the Time to Sell Your House

The housing market made an incredible recovery in 2020 and is now positioned for an even stronger year in 2021. Record-low mortgage interest rates are a driving factor in this continued momentum, with average rates hovering at historic all-time...

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What Does 2021 Have in Store for Home Values?

According to the latest CoreLogic Home Price Insights Report, nationwide home values increased by 8.2% over the last twelve months. The dramatic rise was brought about as the inventory of homes for sale reached historic lows at the same time bu...

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Do You Have Enough Money Saved for a Down Payment?

One of the biggest misconceptions for first-time homebuyers is how much you’ll need to save for a down payment. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t always have to put 20% down to buy a house. Here’s how it breaks down. A recent surve...

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Why Selling this Fall May Be Your Best Move

If you’re thinking about moving, selling your house this fall might be the way to go. Here are four highlights in the housing market that may make your decision to sell this fall an easy one. 1. Buyers Are Actively in the Market ShowingTi...

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The Beginning of an Economic Recovery

The news these days seems to have a mix of highs and lows. We may hear that an economic recovery is starting, but we’ve also seen some of the worst economic data in the history of our country. The challenge today is to understand exactly wha...

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