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Exceptionally priced home in a quiet cul-de-sac of desirable Washington Park. Finished basement has rec/sitting room with 6th bedroom. Easy care 3 car garage & fenced backyard w/ paver patio. Granite countertops & stainless appliances in kitchen. Deluxe master suite with vaulted ceiling, large walk-in closet, whirlpool tub/separate shower. Spacious family room w/ fireplace. This well-maintained home is a great value.well-maintained home is a great value. (0 comments)
A sexy front yard can ramp up your home's curb appeal without costing a fortune. If you're planning to sell - or even if you're not - it's a good idea to keep the outside of your home spruced up. Following are five ways to up your yard's sexiness quotient: 1. Think like a drive-by viewer. Your home may tell a very different story when seen from across the street. Is there an attractive transition from road to front porch? Does it feel welcoming? 2. You don't have to splurge on a landscape designer to create a new look (2 comments)
Buying a Home? Why it Pays to Think Like a Detective - 07/15/11 10:17 PM
You may not need a magnifying glass or a deerstalker hat, but thinking like your favorite fictional detective can give you an edge when looking for your dream home. Sherlock Holmes, for example, would likely advise you to draw conclusions based on what you see. Cracks in the walls could point to foundation problems. Loose caulking around the windows might indicate rot. Squeaky, uneven floors may be harbingers of expensive repairs. It's elementary, as Holmes might say. Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot, on the other hand, would recommend you put your brain cells to work. As a savvy homebuyer, you would quickly (3 comments)
New Listing: Like New 3 Bedroom/2 Bath Townhome in Naperville, IL - 07/15/11 08:37 PM
LIKE NEW! 3 bedroom townhome with full unfinished basement & 2 car garage. Oak railings, white 6-panel doors & trim. Vaulted ceilings - Very Open & Spacious! Fireplace. Subdivision has pool tennis courts & clubhouse. Very desirable neighborhood - Homes in area sell for $450k-600k. Located on a premium quiet lot that does not back to Route 59. Great value. Priced to sell. Quick close ok. Seller financing available. (2 comments)
Vernon Hills, IL Real Estate Market - 07/10/11 12:07 AM
The median single family home price as of July 10 2011 for VERNON HILLS is $398,031. The average property in VERNON HILLS as of July 10 2011 has been on the market for about 221 days. To search homes for sale in Vernon Hills, IL click here For more information or to schedule a showing call Dave Hill, Broker/Realtor Midwest Premier Realty at 224-321-0699 Now!
Grayslake, IL Real Estate Market - 07/09/11 11:25 PM
The median single family home price as of July 9 2011 for GRAYSLAKE is $215,732.The average property in GRAYSLAKE as of July 9 2011 has been on the market for about 204 days. To search homes for sale in Grayslake, IL click here For more information or to schedule a showing call Dave Hill, Broker/Realtor Midwest Premier Realty at 224-321-0699 Now!
Buffalo Grove, IL Real Estate Market - 07/09/11 11:15 PM
The median single family home price as of July 9 2011 for BUFFALO GROVE is $344,190. The average property in BUFFALO GROVE as of July 9 2011 has been on the market for about 179 days. To search homes for sale in Buffalo Grove, IL click here For more information or to schedule a showing call Dave Hill, Broker/Realtor Midwest Premier Realty at 224-321-0699 Now!
Libertyville, IL Real Estate Market - 07/09/11 10:58 PM
The median single family home price as of July 9 2011 for Libertyville is $536,772. The average property in Libertville as of July 9 2011 has been on the market for about 249 days. To search homes for sale in Libertville, IL click here For more information or to schedule a showing call Dave Hill at 224-321-0699 Now.
Gurnee IL Real Estate Market - 07/09/11 10:48 PM
The median single family home price as of July 9 2011 for Gurnee is $267,108. The average property in Gurnee as of July 9 2011 has been on the market for about 214 days. To search homes for sale in Gurnee, IL click here. For more information or to schedule a showing call Dave Hill at 224-321-0699 Now.
Multi-Unit Properties Offer Stable Income Stream - 07/06/11 06:15 PM
The real estate recession that swept across the United States has created an opportunity for those with the means and desire to invest. Multi-unit residential buildings typically offer a lower per-unit entry point than traditional single-family homes. Each unit offers a long-term income stream for the property owner. In addition, more units mean a reduced impact on you when there are vacancies. When a tenant vacates a single-family home the vacancy rate jumps to 100%. By comparison, a 10-unit complex shows a vacancy rate of 10% when a single tenant vacates. Investors can see value in a stable (1 comments)
The Secrets to Getting More Done in Less Time - 07/03/11 10:12 PM
It seems that every day we have more and more to do — and unfortunately the day is still only 24 hours long. But it's a fact that most of us are not as productive as we could be — either at work or at home. Productivity experts say one of the first things to do in order to accomplish more is to become aware of how you are spending your time now. Keep note of what you are doing throughout the day. You are likely to be surprised how much time you are wasting on distractions such as checking email, (4 comments)
Boost Your Home’s Appeal with Outdoor Summer Projects that Sell - 07/03/11 10:01 PM
Everyone loves summer and with good reason: after a long winter, the bright sunshine beckons young and old alike to sit by the pool, enjoy a little music, and soak in the warmth. Summer is also the most popular time to buy or sell a home; and by investing a little time and energy into these summer projects that sell, your home will look its best whether it goes on the market next week or next year. Fencing: Families with pets, young children or those just seeking a little additional privacy will appreciate the functionality and appearance of an attractive (1 comments)
Selling your home? Then a fresh coat of paint may be the best investment you can make. Before you head out to the paint store, though, there are some things to think about. For example: Don’t think you can cover up water damage, a bad renovation or crumbling concrete stairs with a coat of paint. Do play up interesting architectural features of your house with paint. Do take the time to do it properly. Prepare the walls and tape off windows and baseboards with painter’s tape. Do consider having the outside painted. It can add to your home’s curb appeal. (3 comments)
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