property: Save Money on Your Home Energy Costs This Winter in Three Easy Steps - 01/28/16 10:00 PM
Save Money on Your Home Energy Costs This Winter in Just Three Easy Steps
If you’re like most homeowners you likely suffer the same fate when winter rolls around: higher energy bills. It doesn’t matter if you heat your home with electricity, natural gas or some other energy source; prices continue to rise and that means increased heating costs. In today’s blog post we’ll share three easy ways that you can save money on your home energy costs this winter.
Install and Use Programmable Thermostats
Now that Nest and other companies have brought Wi-Fi enabled, programmable thermostats on the market there’s very … (4 comments)

property: Stevie D.” ReMax (630) 479-9479 : Understanding Your Credit Score - 12/17/15 11:41 AM
                    Understanding Your Credit Score
 
How It Impacts Your Home Ownership Prospects
Your credit score is an important part of your financial profile. It has a direct impact on your ability to take out loans. The score itself is a numerical reflection of your credit history. It gives lenders a way to discern your reliability before approving a loan like a mortgage for instance. Though this is the basic function of a credit score, it can also have a far-reaching influence over other aspects of your South Barrington, Barrington, Schaumburg, Streamwood, Roselle and Chicago … (0 comments)

property: How To Get The Best Possible Deal When Buying Real Estate ~"Stevie D." - 05/03/15 10:25 PM
How To Get The Best Possible Deal When Buying Real Estate
No one wants to pay more than they have to for Real Estate. After all, investment potential is one of the greatest benefits of home ownership. You want your home to go up in value while you own it. The less you pay for your Barrington, South Barrington, Schaumburg, or Chicago NorthWest Suburbs home, the more you stand to earn from it. Here are a few tips for getting the best possible deal on your new home.
Buy at the right time. You find better Real Estate prices during certain times … (0 comments)

property: Welcome Spring with Home Cleaning Tips ~ "Stevie D." ReMax - 03/16/15 02:25 AM
It’s Almost Spring Cleaning Time! Kick Clutter To The Curb With These Home Cleaning Tips
Spring is around the corner, and it’s time to get your South Barrington, Barrington, Schaumburg, Streamwood, Hoffman Estates, Roselle, Bartlett and Chicago NorthWest Suburbs home in order! Spring cleaning can be fun and easy if you follow some general guidelines, which are sure to get your home ready for the nice weather and looking as beautiful as the weather is about to. Kick the winter clutter to the curb with these spring cleaning tips.
Start With The Closets
Spring is here, and winter wear is no … (0 comments)

property: "Stevie D." ReMax 630-479-9479 ~ Buying A Home That's Not For Sale - 02/16/15 11:49 PM
 
Buying A Home That’s Not For Sale  
 
You’re ready to purchase a South Barrington, Barrington, Schaumburg, Streamwood, Roselle, and Chicago NorthWest Suburbs Home, but you’ve looked at everything on the market and can’t find the perfect place. You’ve researched the school districts, neighborhoods and nearby amenities, and you know exactly in which area you want to live. However, anything that comes on the market in that part of town gets snapped up immediately.
 
It’s time to get creative when it comes to buying a home. Start looking at places that are not currently for sale. You might … (0 comments)

property: Tips For Selling Your Home In The New Year "Stevie D." Remax - 01/15/15 11:02 PM
Tips For Selling Your Home In The New Year
Many people think that selling a home after the holidays and during the Winter season is a bad idea.
However, there are some advantages to selling your home after the holidays and into the New Year. There will be less homes on the market, so there won’t be as much competition. Another factor is mood – buyers will generally be feeling more cheery and relaxed after the holidays, which will result in them being more likely to make the decision to buy a home. A home can have a really romantic … (0 comments)

property: A Short Sale and It’s Affect On Your Ability To Buy Another Home - 01/15/15 10:53 PM
A Short Sale And It’s Affect On Your Ability To Buy Another Home
The last few years have been financially difficult for millions of homeowners, with job losses and decline in home values devastating families all over the US. As a result, a great number of homes have gone through short sales, which has had a detrimental effect on consumers' credit ratings.
If you've considered or experienced a short sale, one of the biggest concerns you may have is how it will impact your ability to purchase another property in the future. Here are five key variables on how a … (0 comments)

property: Avoid A Wet Winter Basement With These Home Saving Tips "Stevie D." - 01/13/15 11:46 PM

Avoid A Wet Winter Basement With These Home Saving Tips
 
 
 
Home is where the heart is, as the old saying goes. The last thing you want in your place of residence is a basement that's wet during the winter. Wintertime is bad enough without having to deal with a wet basement as well. If your basement accumulates moisture, then you also have to deal with damp smells, which can be unpleasant. A wet basement also means that you'll eventually have to pay for the necessary repairs to dry out the area and replace any damaged building materials. … (0 comments)

property: Boost Your Homes Value With 3 Hot Renovations and Won't Break The Bank - 01/13/15 06:53 AM
Boost Your Home's Value Without Breaking the Bank With 3 Hot Renovations That Won't Break The Bank
 
Are you feeling the "renovation itch" or perhaps looking for a fun project that you can take on which will provide you with a return on your investment? There are numerous home upgrades and renovations that can add value to a home without costing a large sum of money to complete. Let's take a look at three popular home renovations that can increase your home equity without draining your bank account.
 
Paint Your Home Inside and out
 
Painting the interior … (2 comments)

property: The Fat Cat's On Capital Hill "Stevie D" ReMax Keeping You In The Know - 01/13/15 06:13 AM
Lack of Income Is Why Home Sales Have Eased 
 
Real Estate today should be a buyer’s paradise.  Lenders have in excess of  $2 Trillion available for buyer's.  Property values remain at or below their historic affordability levels in most markets, and foreclosures have fallen to levels last seen in 2007.
Although the explanation is complex, the short version is this:  A large number of buyer's attracted to the relatively affordable Prices of Homes and extremely low mortgage rates, are unable to qualify for a mortgage, due to a lack of Income, which is down in many markets. In essence … (0 comments)

property: Reciprocal Referrals and Networking "Stevie D." Remax - 01/11/15 12:24 PM
Referrals and Networking
 
Should You Need A Detailed and Experienced Real Estate Professional, Please Read Below ...
 

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property: Things To Consider When Buying A Rehab "Stevie D." ReMax - 01/10/15 01:21 AM
What To Consider When Buying A Fixer-Upper
In your imagination it seems like a great idea – you purchase an older run-down South Barrington, Barrington, Schaumburg, Chicago, and NorthWest Suburbs, property and you have the chance to fix it up and turn it into the home of your dreams. However, the renovation project that is simply a quick montage in your imagination will actually take several months or years and thousands of $$$ dollars in real life. The concept of renovating a “fixer-upper” property is exciting, but the reality is a lot of work and investment. How can you make sure … (2 comments)

property: What to Consider When Buying A Fixer Upper ... "Stevie D." ReMax - 01/08/15 11:39 PM
What To Consider When Buying A Fixer-Upper
In your imagination it seems like a great idea – you purchase an older run-down South Barrington, Barrington, Schaumburg, Chicago, and NorthWest Suburbs, property and you have the chance to fix it up and turn it into the home of your dreams. However, the renovation project that is simply a quick montage in your imagination will actually take several months or years and thousands of $$$ dollars in real life. The concept of renovating a “fixer-upper” property is exciting, but the reality is a lot of work and investment. How can you make sure … (0 comments)

property: FOR SALE : 3N520 LINDA LANE, ADDISON 60101 $249,500 "STEVIE D." REMAX - 01/08/15 01:38 AM
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For Sale Details Edit Price $249,500 -- For Sale By : "Stevie D." ReMax  
Property Details Type Single Family House Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 Square Feet 2,024 Lot Size 1 Acres Number of Floors Brick Ranch Year Built -- Parking Spaces 2 Parking Type Garage Laundry In Unit  
Property Description CUSTOM RAMBLING ALL BRICK RANCH ON OVER 1/2 ACRE  
Description CUSTOM RAMBLING ALL BRICK RANCH ON OVER 1/2 ACRE*LOADED W/TOP~LINE AMENITIES & UPGRADES!*SOLID CONSTRUCTION!*BEAUTIFULLY APPOINTED!*TOO MUCH TO LIST!*YOUR OWN PRIVATE RESORT*A MUST SEE!*NEW/NEWER CUSTOM FULLY APPLIANCED OAK KITCHEN*2 FULL BATHS BOTH W/WHIRLPOOL TUBS*SUPER FAM … (3 comments)

property: The 3 Minute Guide To Real Estate Flipping ~Get Started Now "Stevie D" - 01/08/15 12:35 AM

 
The 3 Minute Guide to Real Estate "Flipping" and How to Get Moving Today
 
If you've been thinking about investing in a real estate project,  you may have considered buying a distressed South Barrington, Barrington, Schaumburg, Streamwood, Roselle, and Chicago NorthWest Suburbs house or two at a steep discount in order to fix them up and sell them at a higher price. This is known as "flipping", and in today's post we'll share a quick guide to flipping homes and how to get started with this type of real estate investing.
 
Assessing Your Budget and Tolerance for … (2 comments)

property: 2015 Home Decor Trends and What to Watch For "Stevie D." ReMax - 01/08/15 12:04 AM
Planning for 2015 Already? Here are Some Home Decor Trends to Watch Out For
Your South Barrington, Barrington, Schaumburg, and Chicago NorthWest Suburbs home is your haven, your place to get away from the world at the end of a long day. That’s why keeping your home décor on-trend is important: It will create an inspiring and relaxing space that you can enjoy.
Whether you are looking for changes you can make at your existing residence or you’re thinking about what to look for in a new home, pay attention to what’s coming in 2015. These exciting trends in home décor … (0 comments)

property: Choosing The Right Mortgage, "Stevie D." ReMax Keeping You In The Know - 01/07/15 01:18 AM
Face The Numbers, A Mortgage That Works For You
Before taking out a mortgage to buy a Home in the Barrington Area, South Barrington, Schaumburg, or the Chicago NorthWest Suburbs, it’s time to take a realistic survey of your finances so that you can determine your price range and what size of home you can comfortably afford. Buying a home that suits your finances will mean that your mortgage payments will be easily within your budget and won’t cause you financial stress.
Many people, when offered a large mortgage by the bank, are tempted to buy homes that are outside of … (0 comments)

property: Save Money on Home Energy Costs This Winter In 3 Easy Steps "Stevie D" - 01/06/15 10:35 PM
  Save Money on Your Home Energy Costs This Winter in Just Three Easy Steps If you’re like most homeowners you likely suffer the same fate when winter rolls around: higher energy bills. It doesn’t matter if you heat your home with electricity, natural gas or some other energy source; prices continue to rise and that means increased heating costs. In today’s blog post we’ll share three easy ways that you can save money on your home energy costs this winter.
Install and Use Programmable Thermostats
Now that Nest and other companies have brought Wi-Fi enabled, programmable thermostats on the market … (0 comments)

property: How You Can Get The Full Selling Price For Your Home "Stevie D." ReMax - 01/05/15 08:52 PM
How You Can Get The Full Selling Price You Want For Your Home
When it comes to selling your South Barrington, Barrington, Schaumburg, and Chicago NorthWest Suburbs Home and getting the full selling price you want, there are certain tactics and methods you can employ to ensure that this wish becomes a reality. Avoiding the commonly made mistakes that end up lowering the value of your home and discouraging people from viewing it is ultimately the key in getting top dollar, as well carrying out the showings and sale of your home in a professional manner. Listen to the professionals, and … (2 comments)

property: Legal Secrets For Homeowners ~ "Stevie D." "Keeping You In The Know" - 01/05/15 07:09 AM
Legal Secrets For Homeowners
Being a South Barrington, Barrington, Schaumburg, and Chicago NorthWest Suburbs homeowner is exciting. It can be financially rewarding, too. Unfortunately, it can also put you in a tough legal position. Between the complexities of owning a house, having to deal with lenders and the risk that comes from owning something valuable, keeping yourself legally protected is a good idea.
  Here Are Some Risks -- And Some Ways To Handle Them.
HOAs. If you own a condo, townhome or other property in an association, the homeowner association is extremely powerful. Not paying their dues, violating their rules, or … (0 comments)

 
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