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Don't Fall Short When it Comes to Homeowners Insurance - 10/28/10 09:32 PM
Whether you just purchased your Glenview home with the help of The Marla Schneider Team or have been in your home for years, it's important to periodically make sure your homeowners insurance coverage is accurate. Don't rely on your insurance company to size up what you need. To avoid falling short in coverage before an emergency happens, you need to take charge of your own fate by making sure you're properly covered. Normally, you may be apprehensive that your insurance company or agent is pushing you to over-insure your home. Surprisingly, however, they may not help as much as you'd like or unknowingly (5 comments)
Make your North Shore Home Shine Before Winter - 10/26/10 10:15 PM
There's still time to paint the exterior of your home before winter. The weather is cool but not downright cold yet. Before having The Marla Schneider Team put your North Shore home on the market, perhaps you should take on just one more improvement project before winter to ensure that your home will really outshine your competitors' with a new coat of exterior paint. Unfortunately, before you can paint, there are many options to decide. The type of paint and color are more limitless than you imagined. It's important to learn the differences and what type of paint you'll need before (3 comments)
Energy-Saving Tips for Selling your Glenview Home in the Winter - 10/21/10 10:29 PM
Winter will be arriving in Glenview before we know it. You've done all your fall chores, cleaned up the landscaping, and think you are ready for winter. This may be true, but if you will be selling your Glenview home this winter, there are some energy-saving things you can do in your home to help you save this winter and allure potential buyers. As potential buyers walk through your home in the dead of winter, they will certainly be noticing cold spots, drafts, and no doubt, asking about energy consumption and the cost of utilities. Impress them and leave them remembering your home by (3 comments)
Be Prepared and Avoid the Stress of Moving - 10/19/10 09:53 AM
Whether you are moving within Glenview to a larger home or farther away, moving can be stressful. There are common mistakes that many make when faced with the challenge of packing and moving, whether you are hiring a moving company or doing the move yourself. Be prepared to avoid mistakes with these tips: Have a Plan and Stick to It Relocating whether local or distant requires many tasks that need to be accomplished and coordinated. Make lists with deadlines. Know what you need to do and when you need to do it to avoid wasting time and money. Set a Budget (0 comments)
Selling Your North Shore Home in Autumn - 10/14/10 10:23 PM
You may be hesitant to sell your North Shore home in the fall season. You may need to sell or it may be by choice, but don't let the pending cold weather discourage you. You may be surprised to learn that home selling in autumn is the second-best time of the year to sell a home! Not only are summer vacations over with and school is back in session, we have 75 to 80 days of normalcy before the holidays are upon us. In Illinois, we also have the advantage of the four seasons. We watch leaves explode in vibrant colors as (3 comments)
Give Your Glenview Home a Splash of Fall Color - 10/12/10 06:13 PM
Even though you may be selling your Glenview home this season, that's no reason you cannot decorate tastefully to reflect the fall season. Just by looking to the outdoors for inspiration, with the changing colors and rich tones you can successfully turn your home into a showcase for potential buyers. Get outdoors and take this opportunity to enjoy it before the cold moves in. Leaves are changing to intense reds, vivid oranges and yellows to finally subdued browns and coppers as the time for them to fall gets near. Grab some leaves to use in your decorating and, if you have them handy, (3 comments)
Smaller Rooms Can Make a Big Impact - 10/07/10 05:12 PM
In every house there's a room that you just wish was a bit bigger. It could be a bathroom, a bedroom, or a main family room. Unless you hand-built your North Shore home, that's just one of those things that you compromise on. However, there are ways to give the illusion of a larger room that can make a big impact on the overall feel of your home. This is particularly important when you are trying to sell your home. Making a room look bigger doesn't have to be a huge renovation project. Sometimes with just some simple and inexpensive changes, (6 comments)
Fall in Love with Glenview this Autumn - 10/05/10 10:55 PM
Fall is upon us and now is a great time to get out and enjoy the season. Perhaps you are looking to relocate in a great place to raise your kids. Glenview certainly fits the bill. Not only does Glenview have a great school system, the family and hometown atmosphere is one that is hard to beat so close to the hustle and bustle of Chicago. One great way to see how friendly and accommodating this village is is to meet some of your potential neighbors. Whether you are house hunting or just want to get out and enjoy the beauty of (0 comments)
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