Naperville Real Estate

Using Smart Home Technology To Help Sell It

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by Kurt Clements Smart home technology is useful for many reasons. It improves security, helps improve energy-efficiency, and makes it more convenient for the home’s occupants. There is also a new trend in the use of smart home technology as a sales tool to help sell a home or a condominium. A real-estate agency in Atlanta, Georgia is using Alexa® devices, …

Naperville Real Estate

6 Smart Ways Hardware Can Upgrade Your New Home

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by Kurt Clements Decorating and putting the finishing touches on your new home is definitely one of the most fun parts of moving. It’s satisfying to fill your new home with furnishings and décor choices that reflect your personality and lifestyle. One of the most overlooked aspects of decorating is the hardware. However, hardware changes can dramatically transform your home in …

This Week’s Upcoming Events!

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by Kurt Clements Here is This Week’s Upcoming Events!  If you have anything you would like us to promote, please email me at least 1 week in advance at [email protected]! Farmer’s Markets Complete List Of City Of Chicago Farmer’s Markets – Check link for days, times, and details. Yelp List of Suburban Farmer’s Markets– Enter your location and check Yelp …

South side Chicago Real Estate

The Importance Of “Rights” When Buying A Property

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by Kurt Clements When buying real estate in Chicago there are certain standard rights usually included, unless the property has an encumbrance that in some way causes an exclusion as noted in the sale.There are also additional rights that may or may not be in the sale, which may represent significant value. Standard Real Estate Ownership Rights The standard rights conveyed …

Chicago Real Estate

What Is A 1031 Tax Exchange?

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by Kurt Clements A 1031 tax exchange is a legal way to defer paying capital gains when selling a property and then buying a “like-kind” property within the allowed period. The time limits allowed are 45 calendar days after the close of the sale of the first property to identify the like-kind property for acquisition and then close the purchase transaction …

Chicago Real Estate

Should You Brace For A Potential Market Downturn Next Year?

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by Kurt Clements Don’t panic, a looming recession may be good news for those wanting to sell their homes in Chicago and the Chicago suburbs. The experts say this recession may happen in 2020, so there is still plenty of time to make plans for how to deal with a potential economic downturn. In many parts of America, especially in popular …

This Week’s Upcoming Events!

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by Kurt Clements Here is This Week’s Upcoming Events!  If you have anything you would like us to promote, please email me at least 1 week in advance at [email protected]! Farmer’s Markets Complete List Of City Of Chicago Farmer’s Markets – Check link for days, times, and details. Yelp List of Suburban Farmer’s Markets– Enter your location and check Yelp …

Chicago Real Estate

Important Tips To Help Kids Adjust To The Move

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by Kurt Clements Moving your family in Chicago takes a certain amount of adjustment. Kids of all ages may need a little help getting used to the new environment. Help kids adjust to the move by keeping the following in mind. Kids Are Resilient Don’t overly worry about how your kids will adjust to the move. Kids are resilient. They tend …

Chicago Real Estate

A $400,000 Profit From Flipping A Single House?

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by Kurt Clements Flipping homes is popular once again in Chicago, especially in the South Side of Chicago. It took about eight years after the Great Recession that started in 2006 for home prices to rebound to the levels seen before the recession. Then, by 2016, in many areas, home prices started to rapidly increase. The increases in home prices caused …

Chicago Real Estate

Four Key Injury Prevention Tips On Moving Day

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by Kurt Clements It’s more likely that someone will incur an injury on moving day than on an ordinary day. The reason is that people are moving in ways that they don’t normally move, loads can be heavy, and accidents do happen. However, most injuries on moving day can be prevented by taking a few simple precautions. Use A Dolly Instead …