Barb Van Stensel Chicago Real Estate Insider

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Barb Van Stensel brings her 3rd Generation experience to the table when Selling or Buying Your Chicago Home.



  So, you're planning your Old Fashioned Memorial Day again this year.  You have the bottom of the boat waxed and the engine prepared for the lake.  The hot dogs, ketchup, buns, salads are in the works.  You get off of work at 3:00 to day because it's a three day "holiday weekend".  Gosh, it's g...
    This is a photo of a project where contractors were hired but one of the things that this individual didn't ask was:   Do you clean up at the end of each day? What do you consider, clean up? Do you keep your materials organized?   Look people.  Look at this photo. Is this something that you ...
  Well, if you haven't heard, the City of Chicago is moving forward to implement Zoning Changes to Garage Setback rules and guidelines. How does this affect you?  I don't really think it will because the Building Department has been implementing these guidelines for awhile but the Zoning Ordinan...
      My Mom died last year just before Mother's Day.   I remember feeling lost.  Mother's Day the entire family used to get together and Mom would always be there pulling out a formal dinner with all the fixings.  On her Day - Mother's Day. Mother's Day is a Day of honoring our Mothers, Aunts, ...
TODAY, THERE IS NO PHOTO but a serious discussion on Chicago Foreclosures.  One goes into the Foreclosure Process because the owner fell behind in their mortgage payments.  The process doesn't happen overnight and most banks will work with you on trying to get a Loan Modification for your home, i...
  3306 N. Opal, Chicago, IL is located in the Belmont Heights Neighborhood in Chicago. Listed at $224,900, this Single Family Home has got the best layout and portioned sized rooms that I have ever seen in a 2 bedroom 1.5 brick home. What I love about this property is the land.  The front yard i...
  5232 N. Campbell #2A, Chicago, Illinois 60625 This unit has an unobstructed view of a tree lined street.  It is located near the intersection of Foster, Western and Lincoln Avenues. Living Room:  17 x 13Dining Room:  10 x 8Master Bedroom:  12 x 10Bedroom #2:  10 x 12Office Nook:  6' x 7'      ...

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