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Show Your Best Home

The timing is perfect for buyers. They’ve received their bonuses. Mortgage rates are low. Despite the flurries and frigid temperatures, the spring home sales market is blossoming.  If you’re a seller, this means you need to get in gear quickly. There are several ways to whip your home or condo into shape to make the […]

Everyone From Foodies to Fido Inspiring Spring Home Trends

With Valentine’s Day behind us, it’s time to look forward to something else we all love in Chicago: Spring. The warmer weather means home sales heat up as well. If you’re buying or selling during this busy season, here are some in-demand trends to watch for. Foodie Kitchen and Baker’s Kitchen – You’ve heard the […]

Smartphone Apps Make DIY Fall Cleanup a Snap

It’s time for some DIY fall cleanup around your home or condo. Don’t groan. Just grab your smartphone. Even home improvement has gone high tech.  Whether you’ve snatched up a new iPhone 6 or you’ve been a Samsung fan all along, you’ll be able to find a home improvement app that fits your needs. Here […]

Heading Inbound

Walking along Southport in Lakeview for a weekend brunch is a familiar summer scene for many young families. You often see parents toting around a few small children and even a dog as they stop for an alfresco bite to eat. Some of those families stay in the city as the kids get older. Many […]

Taking the Basement out of Your Lower Level

The word is officially passé: basement. It evokes an image of a dank, dark, unfinished space. And that is anything but the atmosphere today’s homeowners want to live in. The new term: lower level. It evokes images of home theaters, wine cellars, playrooms, home gyms and even spas. The Blackhawks’ recent playoff run ended too […]

Fall De-Cluttering

Hey, do you still have those “Z-Cavarricci’s” from high school? Too afraid to get rid of a particular shirt because you might just need it someday? It’s time to get serious and start the de-cluttering process. Let’s look at this in a couple of ways…the “Why” and the “When”. Why 1.) Somebody else could really […]