Hey South Siders!  Here’s your weekly list of upcoming events!

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  Farmer’s Markets Complete List Of City Of Chicago Farmer’s Markets – Check link for days, times, and details. Friday May 17th Chicago White Sox vs Toronto Blue Jays – Game Time is 7:10pm.  The promotion is Post-Game Fireworks. The Chicago Park District Presents “KCR Ensemble: For The Music In You At Dawes” – Performing from 4:00pm – 5:00pm. The Chicago Park …

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5 Ways To Find Properties For Sale That Are Not Listed Yet

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by Kurt Clements Real estate agents in the South Side of Chicago, who are successful, know that getting listings is the life energy of their business. It is boring to sit around waiting for a new client to call. It is expensive to spend extraordinary amounts of money on general advertising to get listings. Clever real estate people learn how to …

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How Often Should Your Real Estate Agent Contact You?

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by Kurt Clements If this is your first time working with a real estate agent in the South Side of Chicago, you may be wondering how often you’ll be in contact with your real estate agent. Obviously, you want to be sure they’re still working for you even when you don’t hear from them. So how often should your real estate …

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Can I Sell A House That Still Needs Repairs?

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by Kurt Clements When you started thinking about putting your South Side Chicago house up for sale, you probably made a list of repairs that need to be done ahead of time. If that list was long, you might be at a point where you’re asking if it’s all worth it. Will prospective buyers really notice the little things? And even …

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Understanding the Factors That Impact Your Credit Score

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by Kurt Clements Most of my clients on the South Side of Chicago believe if they pay their bills on time, they need not worry about their credit score. Oftentimes, it is a rude awakening when they apply for a mortgage loan, car loan, or any revolving credit to learn they are not going to get the lowest rates available due …

Hey South Siders!  Here’s your weekly list of upcoming events!

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This Sunday is Mother’s Day, so make sure to celebrate Mom!   Friday May 10th Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers – Game Time is 1:20pm.  The promotion is Cole Hamels “Hang Loose” Bobblehead. The Chicago Park District Presents “We Haz Jazz” – Performing from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. Jazz At The Quarry – Performing from 6:00pm – 10:00pm. Soak Paint and Sip – …

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Inexpensive Curb Appeal Tips That Work

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by Kurt Clements No doubt you’ve been told that curb appeal will help sell your home, especially in the South Side of Chicago. But if money is short you’ll need to do some curb appeal on a budget tricks. Following are some inexpensive curb appeal tips that really work. Fresh Coat Of Paint A fresh coat of paint adds curb appeal …

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Redevelopment Opportunities Abound

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by Kurt Clements Do you remember when Chicago was offering houses for a dollar? Millions (perhaps billions) in tax incentives were being offered by the City of Chicago. It is all about incentivizing redevelopment.  Things like reclaiming contaminated land. Partnering with Walmart to build town centers. What do all of these things have in common? They are examples of exciting redevelopment …

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Pros And Cons Of Buying A Foreclosure

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by Kurt Clements In the South Side of Chicago when a homeowner stops making regular mortgage payments, the bank can foreclose on the property. This means that the bank takes possession of the property in an attempt to recover the debt the homeowner owes. In some cases, the bank may try to recover this debt by selling the property at auction. …

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4 Ways To Get Your Home Loan Closed Faster

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by Kurt Clements You’ve finally found the perfect South Side Chicago home for your family. Now the only thing standing between you and domestic bliss is the loan process. Use these techniques to shorten the amount of time between placing your bid and getting the final approval on your new home mortgage. Perfect Your Credit Rating Your credit score is a …