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Start Small to Save Big - 07/31/10 09:18 AM
You have your sights set on buying a new home in Glenview this next year. It may take a little longer than you like to buy that perfect home but with some cost cutting and extra savings, it may be within your range sooner than you think. Start saving for that down payment and added moving costs by cutting some of your monthly expenses. First set a goal on how much you will need to save. Saving even small amounts each week can add up to huge savings! For an FHA-approved loan, you will need at least 3.5 percent of the purchase price in (3 comments)
The Village of Worth: A Small Town with a Big Heart - 07/29/10 05:25 PM
Home is where the heart is. We have all heard this saying and interpreted it in many ways. When you visit Worth, you know exactly what that phrase means. Worth has a small town ambience but it's huge on community and affordable homes. In today's age, it is difficult to find a town with these qualities. Worth is a village of about 10,000 people. The village is encompassed by two Cook County townships: Palos Township, for residents west of Harlem Avenue, and Worth Township, for residents east of the major roadway. When you move here, you not only move into a great (0 comments)
We know it's here ... summertime in Glenview! That time when all the bugs (thousands of them) come out of their homes and into ours. But Wait!! Step away from the can of bug spray and take a step closer to helping the planet stay green and healthy!! In the Chicago area, pesticides are taking a back seat this summer in favor of environmentally friendly alternatives that are not only better for the planet but also do less harm to what many say are "friendly" bugs. Not only are pest control companies and stores offering more environmentally nontoxic alternatives, there (0 comments)
Great Sites and Apps for Glenview Househunting - 07/22/10 08:50 AM
With the advance of the internet, the computer and the iPhone, searching for a Glenview home is made easier and easier with all the various apps (applications) and websites. Actually, the hardest part is trying to figure out which sites are out there and which are the most useful. Searching for a home in your armchair has been made simple with the large variety of real estate search engines available. Realtor.com, the National Association of Realtors site, has millions of homes for sale across the United States. The site also has tools to search for local lenders, finance calculators, an application (2 comments)
Attending to a Few Basics to Make Your Wilmette Home Stand Out - 07/17/10 08:42 AM
So, it is time to sell your home. Maybe you've been transferred, maybe you need more space (or less), maybe you want a change. You want the home to sell quickly so you can move on, but you also want the best price in the current market. For most people, this means attending to a few basics to make your Wilmette home stand out. You also need to think about how your house functions and how can it function beautifully over a long-time. Most of this you have heard before. The basic tips Number 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 on (2 comments)
Staying or Selling? You Can Create a Livable Eye-Catching Glenview Home - 07/11/10 12:08 PM
Selling your Glenview home is not an easy task, so having your home decorated like a pro can give you an advantage. Before you sell, you might want to calling in a stager to arrange the furniture and add a few touches to give you home more appeal. Whether you are staying or selling, you can make your home livable, yet eye-catching.Not actively looking to sell your home? Even so, as we noted in our last blog, you might consider calling in a professional, since for many people, the idea of decorating (or redecorating) all or some of their home is (4 comments)
Trust Your New Gleview Home To An Interior Designer - 07/06/10 12:07 PM
By the time escrow closes and you are ready to move into your new Glenview home, you will be ready to make it your own by designing it in your own style, putting your own color on the walls, or even ripping things out and renovating. Trust me, you won't be alone! You will be swamped with advice and design ideas from friends and family who've "been there". With love and interior decorating, there are no shortage of veterans with war stories. Although you may already made decisions based on this information and your own research, take a fresh look at (0 comments)
Sculpture Invasion Arrives at Oakton Community College - 07/02/10 06:15 PM
Shimmering lights, a flash of bright, and amazing shapes. Alien Invasion? No, but sculptures have invaded Oakton Community College, Des Plaines Campus. A new exhibit has arrived, aptly named "Sculpture Invasion 2010." The pieces of this exhibit were selected from the Chicago Sculpture International, a group which encourages exchanges and sharing of sculpture. Approximately 40 pieces are on display on the north side of the campus, at the Oakton Sculpture Park. This display joins the permanent collection already found on the campus. Smaller sculptures are located within the community college's art museum, Koehnline Museum of Art.Relax, take a break and enjoy (0 comments)
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