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Should I Rent or Buy a Home?

By Kurt Clements Renting Vs Buying. When you are making the decision in the Naperville and Aurora are this can be a difficult decision to make. It requires you to carefully examine the factors and costs associated with each option. Which is better? That depends. Your unique economic situation, lifestyle and goals play the largest part in deciding what is …

Questions To Ask When Transitioning To A Retirement Community

by Kurt Clements One of the dreams that many people have is to eventually retire. People work their entire lives and save diligently to be able to enjoy those golden years. When the time finally comes, people need to think about the community that is right for them. With this goal in mind, there are a few common questions that everyone …

10 Ideas To Reduce Waste & Save Money

By Kurt Clements Most everyone has a new year's resolution to save money, but did you also think about being more environmentally friendly this year as well? I just read a quick article written by Andreana Lefton that talks about just that.  It includes links to purchase actual products, but if you strip it down, there's something in here for …

Avoid These 9 Homebuying Mistakes

By Kurt Clements The real estate market in the Aurora area is HOT, so you need to avoid these 9 home buying mistakes.  The last thing in the world you would ever want is to spend a bunch of time searching for a home, finding that perfect place, and then not being approved for your mortgage. There are also many …

The Advantages Of A Dual-Location Lifestyle

by Kurt Clements Commuting for hours in traffic on a daily basis is a waste of resources, time, and money. It is stressful and bad for the environment. The infrastructure in many parts of the United States is falling apart. The roads and highways do not have sufficient capacity to handle the demands of the traffic load that continues to increase …

5 Important Mistakes To Avoid When Selling A Home

by Kurt Clements Sellers of homes often make mistakes that are not in their best interests. Here are common mistakes people make when selling a home and how to avoid them. Using Bad Photography Using lousy photos or no photos to promote the property for sale is foolish. Professional photography is not so difficult or expensive that sellers should settle for …