Which Chicago Neighborhood Is The Right One To Settle In?

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Choosing the perfect home to settle in can be a tough decision. You have to weigh in on many factors including price, size, features and amenities, number of bedrooms and baths, design, and so on. However, all these factors are not enough to give you a great home ownership experience if you fall into the wrong Chicago neighborhood. RELATED ARTICLES: How …

Trillions Of Dollars In Home Equity May Lead To More Cash Out Transactions

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US homeowners now have over 5 trillion dollars in home equity which is a very large amount of money! So this year may be the year for a lot of cash out refinances and other home equity mortgage products. Most often, when you are purchasing a home, you are buying at or below the appraised value and you are making …

Q&A Regarding The VA Loan Program

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Owning a home is important to military veterans just like the majority of other consumers.  The Veteran’s Administration has provided an exceptional benefit for those who have served (or are currently serving) in any of the armed forces. And this VA Loan Program is helping thousands of service members achieve the goal of home ownership. There are a number of …

Tips For Chicago Home Buying In The Digital Age

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The digital age has changed the way buyers browse for and purchase goods and services, including real estate. Chicago home buyers still can check out property listings via a print newspaper or by driving through desired neighborhoods in hopes of finding a “for sale” sign, digital sources offer more options and can make the home buying process easier. RELATED ARTICLES: Want …

Green Technology To Reduce The Carbon Footprint Of Your Chicago Home

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When you are a homeowner looking to reduce your carbon footprint, there are a number of steps you can take to make your Chicago home earth-friendly. From passive solar heating to solar panels, you can make a difference in the impact your home has on the environment. Even when you aren’t building a new home, changes can be made to …

6 Money Making Tips For The First Time Chicago Home Seller

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Today’s homebuyers can have specific ideas and personal preferences that influence their decision on what attracts them to a particular property. While some prefer a fixer-upper, many desire a Chicago home that’s as close to turn-key as possible. First time home sellers may help expedite the process with these six home selling tips. Determine Right Listing Price A Chicago home …

7 Excellent Ideas For Building An Eco-Friendly Chicago Home

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In recent years, building an environmentally friendly Chicago home or updating an existing home to be more energy efficient has become much more mainstream. While building an entirely green residence isn’t always fiscally possible, simple eco-friendly building techniques and upgrades will ultimately lower your water and electricity bills. These green home improvements will save you money in the long run, while also saving the …

Want To Know Why Your Chicago Home Didn’t Sell? Not Enough People Saw It…

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Why isn’t your Chicago home selling? It is most likely because not enough people saw the listing! Check out our latest blog post!  We’ll get you up to speed on how to get your house off the market and sold quickly. Your Suspicions Are Confirmed Times have changed!  It’s not enough to simply “list, sit back, and wait!” Price is …