Posted on Jul 17, 2018 in New Listing

51 Holly Drive
Open House Saturday July 21, 2pm-4pm
Enjoy a vaulted ceiling and bay window as you enter the formal living and dining room. Your living space at the back of the home offers an open plan kitchen, eating area and family room. The Family Room features a cozy gas f...

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Your July Home Checklist

Posted on Jul 16, 2018 in Home Advice

Care for your house inside and out, and enjoy the good times of summer.

1. Clean porch lights.
2. Unfurl a flag for the First and Fourth.
3. Check safety devices.
4. Care for furry friends. 
5. Clean windows inside and out.
6. Check window screens for holes. 
7. Refresh summer whites.
8. Conserve water.
9. Keep landscape fire-safe.
10. Prepare for summer gues...

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3 Packing Mistakes Professionals See Over and Over

Posted on Jul 13, 2018 in Home Advice

"Sometimes people will complain and not tip the guys because it took so long," says Cezar Iordan, owner of Moovers Chicago, "They don't realize that it took so long because of the simple mistakes they made."
Packing Books in Large Boxes
Not Labeling Your Boxes Clearly or Correctly
Not Packing Your Fragile Items Properly

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9 (Totally-DIYable) Kitchen Ideas That’ll Get Insta-Love

Posted on Jul 10, 2018 in Home Design Ideas

Let these nine stylish (and doable!) ideas serve as your inspiration for a kitchen that’s more “you” this year.
#1 Go Retro
#2 Opt for Slide-Out Shelves
#3 Use the Inside of a Cabinet Door for Storage
#4 Wallpaper the Inside of Your Cabinets
#5 Add Colorful Knobs
#6 Switch to Sleek, Long-Handled Cabinet Hardware
#7 Maximize Your Storage Space
#8 Put Spices...

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7 Ways to Avoid a Bidding War

Posted on Jul 04, 2018 in Home Advice

1. Define your budget from the start
2. Getting yourself pre-approved helps
3. Impress the seller with a great first offer
4. Show some flexibility around their non-monetary concerns
5. Don’t burden the seller with too many conditions
6. Move quickly or someone else will
7. Wait for the months when the market slows

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