This rare end unit model was just listed by Barbara Hibnick of our Long Grove location. What’s not to love about everything this home offers, such as the first floor master bedroom with walk-in closet and bath with double sink, whirlpool tub and separate shower. Hardwood graces much of the first floor, plus a dramatic […]
When it comes to getting organized, we are our own worst enemies. We keep things because we persuade ourselves we’ll need them, even if we haven’t used them in 5 years and don’t quite know where we’ve put them. There is some type of imaginary security blanket in just knowing they’re around…somewhere. Here are some […]
Here is a spacious, 4-bedroom bi-level that was just listed by Brenda Newman-Lawler of RE/MAX Showcase (Gurnee). You will enjoy all that this home has to offer from the sliders to the multi-tiered deck (36×14) and back yard, to the eat-in kitchen and lower level offering a large family room with a romantic fireplace, and […]
“Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.” Phyllis Diller. “Oops! I spilled!” Do you know how to clean up a spill from your beautiful carpet? Whether it’s a child’s spilled milk or an adult’s cup of coffee or goblet of wine, the first and […]
This Gorgeous Savanna Springs home in Lake Villa was just listed by Felicia Ballenger-Jordan of RE/MAX Showcase (Gurnee). Enjoy the large, open layout which allows the sunshine to pour in! Professionally landscaped with a full English basement; you don’t want to miss out on this one. View the property details and additional photos: www. bit.ly/1Hkd9wk […]
This Affordable 2 story home in Algonquin was just listed by Paul Paterakis of RE/MAX Showcase (Long Grove). Situated in a great location, this gem has 4 bedrooms, an open and bright floor plan and loads of fine features. View the property details and additional photos: www. bit.ly/1LtTxpk To request a showing of this property […]
This infographic provided by NAR® for May 2015, is a great indicator of upcoming sales trends. c Call any one of our Real Estate Professionals with questions at 847-596-6100, or leave a note in the comments section below.
Open Houses are a Great Opportunity to showcase your home to the public! When preparing your home for the Open House, it’s important that every room is perfect. After all, the new Owner of your home may just walk through! The following checklist is a good guide to help you focus on preparing the Dining […]
With Summer nearly upon us, is your Air Conditioning Unit ready? To help make sure you have covered all of the maintenance needed for your cooling system, Fridgehub put together this infographic as a handy guide.
Before you place the For Sale sign up front and schedule open houses, check to make sure you house is ready to be shown. Give kitchen cabinets a facelift. Replacing all the cabinets is expensive, but a makeover might be necessary. Use wood stain to change the color or simply make them bolder. Curb appeal […]
It doesn’t matter whether this is your first time or 3rd time, selling a home can be stressful. A homeowner has to think of everything from home repairs to open house showings, and all within a short amount of time. Of course, everyone handles stress differently, but there are a few techniques to try when […]
Remodeling or updating parts of the house can be both fun and scary. It makes the home more modern and tailored to your preferences, but can also leave a costly burden on your financials. Luckily, the kitchen is a great investment for many homeowners, largely due to the fact that return rates are sometimes over […]
We’ve gathered some of the best tricks to help you get the most out of your home sale, even when all else has failed. Secret #1: Organize storage The first thing a buyer will be looking for in a home is whether it has enough space for their items. Remove half of the things in […]
In order to sell your home quickly, there are two things you should accomplish. The first is to have your home be in its best possible condition. The next is to find the perfect time to list it in the housing market. Should you choose spring, when the weather is warming up? Or maybe summer, […]
While we would love to put off housework indefinitely, cleaning your gutters is one of those chores that becomes worse the longer it is ignored. This important task should be done twice a year: once in the spring, and again in the fall. If you allow the gutters to get clogged, water will build up […]
Humans are known to make judgment calls fairly quickly. It’s because of our snap judgments that first impressions are incredibly important. Whether you’re meeting someone new or viewing a home, it takes less than 2 minutes to decide whether you want to be around that person or space. This is why selling a home can […]