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It's Been A HOT Summer and The Electric Bill is Sky High - Few Tips to Reduce Your Next Bill - 07/30/10 05:35 PM
It's been a HOT Summer and the electric bill is sky high!!!!! I love Summertime but I also love an air conditioned home to walk into after I have enjoyed the outdoors. Below are a few tips of how one can reduce their electric bill - even during the HOT Summer months with their air conditioner cranking - as far as I know everyone is always looking for ways to SAVE MORE and Spend LESS.
1. Program Your Thermostat: Set your thermostat to raise for the times when you're not at home. If you do not have a set schedule (3 comments)
Yes, it's that time of year - Highland Park IL is having it's Sidewalk Sale this weekend. Highland Park's Sidewalk Sale is a known tradition which is sponsored by the Highland Park Chamber of Commerce. The sale racks will be out from 9am-5pm from July 22-24. If you are looking for something to do this weekend then check out the Sidewalk Sale throughout Highland Park's Downtown Area. Clothes, shoes, stationary, toys, furniture, jewelry - you want it they got it!!! There are great deals for everyone to enjoy. In addition to the regular retailers within town other vendors have their (0 comments)
Don't Jeopardize Your Closing - 07/12/10 05:32 PM
Don't Jeopardize Your Closing!!! You have found the most amazing house, have a signed contract, have gone through Inspection and Attorney review period and have gotten a commitment for your loan!! Congratulations. Now you probably want to buy some new furniture or perhaps buy a second car. Simple Advise - You may want to wait until after you close - be aware of the following:
Highland Park IL Real Estate Market Update - 07/07/10 01:43 PM
Highland Park IL Real Estate Market Update. Real Estate in Highland Park IL continues to increase compared to last year's numbers. The month of June 2010 in Highland Park IL was quite strong. The Median Sales price for closed homes in Highland Park IL increased by 30% compared to the same time last year - Median Sales Price in June 2010 was $508,000 vs $390,750 in June of 2009. In June of 2010 there were 41 closed properties vs. 28 in June of 2009. There are many wonderful opportunities for buyer's who are in the market place. Overall inventory of (0 comments)
Getting A Low Ball Offer Off Of The Ground - 07/06/10 10:29 AM
Getting A Low ball Offer Off Of The Ground in Highland Park IL It's no secret that this is a buyers' market, but what does that mean for sellers? As an active REALTOR in Highland Park IL and other surrounding North Shore Suburbs I prepare my sellers that they may get a low ball offer. Getting a low ball offer can happen at anytime - your home may be fresh on the market or on the market for several months. If you've had your home on the market for months and have already reduced the price you may be asking (5 comments)
Highland Park IL July 4th Celebration & Fireworks - 07/03/10 04:11 PM
Highland Park Illinois July 4th Celebration & Fireworks. This year's theme is: "Salute to the Troops: Honoring the Women and Men of the United States Military." July 4th in Highland Park IL is a day filled with fun activities which is followed by a wonderful evening featuring an amazing display of fireworks. The festivities for the 4th of July celebration in Highland Park will begin at 10:45 on Sunday morning. The Children's Bicycle and Pet Parade participants should line up on the corners of Central and St. Johns Avenues. Everyone is invited to participate and decorating bikes, strollers and wagons (2 comments)
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