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I Can’t Believe It’s Not Grass!

by Kurt Clements For those in the South Side of Chicago who have not taken a look at the innovative technology that is now used to make artificial grass, they will be surprised at how realistic some of the newest products look when compared to living grass. Installing artificial grass, which is high quality, does not come cheap.  However, for small …

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

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 …

Can I Sell A House That Still Needs Repairs?

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 …

Hey South Siders!  Here's Your Weekly List Of Upcoming Events!

by Kurt Clements Hey South Sider's!  Here's your weekly list of fun, upcoming events focused in the South Side, the Southwest Side, the Far Southwest Side, and the Far Southeast Side of Chicago. By the way, if you have any events you would like us to promote for you please email me at least 1 week in advance at [email protected]! Farmer's …

How Often Should Your Real Estate Agent Contact You?

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 …

Understanding the Factors That Impact Your Credit Score

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 …